Scores

Final

American U 67

(3-13, 0-1 Patriot)

Lehigh 78

(10-6, 1-0 Patriot)

    7:00 PM ET, January 9, 2010

    Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    AMER 22 4567
    LEH 40 3878

    Top Performers

    American University: V. Moldoveanu 24 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Blk

    Lehigh: Z. Carrington 18 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast

    Lehigh 78, American U. 67

    Associated Press

    BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Zahir Carrington tallied a double-double, leading Lehigh over American University 78-67 on Saturday night in the Patriot League opener for both teams.

    Carrington scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, while and Marquis Hall added 17 points with six assists for the Mountain Hawks (10-6).

    Lehigh led 40-22 at the break, but American cut the halftime deficit to five points with 1:47 to play. Lehigh scored the next six points, though, making it a 73-62 game and cruised from there.

    The Mountain Hawks held a 46-32 advantage in points in the paint, and outrebounded the Eagles 40-36.

    Vlad Moldoveanu recorded his first career double-double, scoring 24 points and grabbing a season-high 11 rebounds for the Eagles (3-13).

    Lehigh has won six straight games, while American has lost five of its last six.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AMER
    LEH
    Points 67 78
    FG Made-Attempted 25-63 (.397) 27-54 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 1-6 (.167)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-18 (.667) 23-35 (.657)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 18

    2009-10 Season

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