BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- CJ McCollum scored 29 points to help Lehigh defeat Colgate 74-60 on Wednesday night.
The Mountain Hawks (12-7, 3-1 Patriot League) trailed 44-43 with 12:37 remaining, and went on a 19-8 run. McCollum capped the spurt with two free throws for a 62-42 lead with 4:19 to go.The Raiders (5-13, 1-3), who lost their third straight, led by as much as 35-30 on Mitch Rolls' jumper with 18:34 remaining.Gabe Knutson scored 12 points, Zahir Carrington 11 and Dave Buchberger 10 for Lehigh, which won for the seventh time in its last eight games. Marquis Hall had seven assists for Lehigh.The Mountain Hawks shot 53.8 percent form 3-point range (7 of 13), including 4 of 5 from McCollum.Yaw Gyawu had 19 points to lead four players in double figures for Colgate. Kyle Roemer chipped in 16 points and Rolls and Ben Johnson added 10 each for the Raiders.