Scores

Final

Lafayette 57

(13-7, 4-1 Patriot)

Lehigh 75

(13-7, 4-1 Patriot)

    7:00 PM ET, January 23, 2010

    Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    LAF 35 2257
    LEH 30 4575

    Top Performers

    Lafayette: M. Gruner 9 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Lehigh: C. McCollum 23 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Lehigh 75, Lafayette 57

    Associated Press

    BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- CJ McCollum scored 23 points to lead Lehigh to a 75-57 victory over Lafayette on Saturday night.

    McCollum was 4-for-6 from the 3-point line as the Mountain Hawks (13-7, 4-1 Patriot League) won their third consecutive game. Lafayette (13-7, 4-1) made only four second-half field goals and finished the half 4-for-27 from the floor (14.8 percent) to snap a six-game winning streak.

    Lehigh pulled away with a 17-5 run midway through the second half.

    McCollum scored nine points during the spurt as the Mountain Hawks turned a 43-42 lead into a 60-47 advantage with 8:49 remaining.

    Lehigh pushed the lead to 67-51 on John Adams' layup with 6:25 to play.

    Zahir Carrington added 19 points for the Mountain Hawks, who outrebounded the Leopards 46-32.

    Ryan Willen scored 12 and Jim Mower added 10 for Lafayette, which didn't score from the field in the final 5:45.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LAF
    LEH
    Points 57 75
    FG Made-Attempted 17-52 (.327) 27-60 (.450)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-30 (.200) 9-21 (.429)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-23 (.739) 12-20 (.600)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 19

    2009-10 Season

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