Scores

Final

Monmouth 74

(1-3, 0-2 away)

Lehigh 86

(2-2, 2-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 23, 2009

    Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    MONM 30 4474
    LEH 38 4886

    Top Performers

    Monmouth: T. Taylor 20 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Blk

    Lehigh: M. Ojo 13 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Lehigh 86, Monmouth, N.J. 74

    Associated Press

    BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- CJ McCollum scored 15 points to lead four players in double figures and Lehigh defeated Monmouth (N.J.) 86-74 on Monday night.

    Rob Keefer and Michael Ojo scored 13 points each and Marquis Hall chipped in 11 for the Mountain Hawks (2-2).

    Lehigh ended the first half on a 10-4 run, taking a 38-30 lead on a dunk by Gabe Knutson with 2 seconds left in the half.

    The Mountain Hawks then began the second half with four straight points for a 42-30 lead with 18:09 remaining in the game.

    Lehigh led by as many as 77-61 on a 3-pointer by Zahir Carrington with 3:23 left.

    The Mountain Hawks shot 52.6 percent in the game (30 of 57), while turning the ball over just nine times compared to 16 by Monmouth (1-3).

    Monmouth's Travis Taylor finished with 20 points on 6 of 9 from the field and 8-for-9 from the free-throw line and Will Campbell added 13.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MONM
    LEH
    Points 74 86
    FG Made-Attempted 24-55 (.436) 30-57 (.526)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-25 (.360) 6-14 (.429)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-27 (.630) 20-25 (.800)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 12

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