WORCESTER, Mass. -- Gabe Knutson scored 31 points to lead Lehigh past Holy Cross 78-60 on Sunday.
The Mountain Hawks (14-8, 5-2 Patriot League) scored 25 points off 17 turnovers as Holy Cross (5-17, 2-5) lost its third straight.
Holy Cross' Andrew Beinert's 3-pointer tied it at 25-25 with 3:30 left in the first half. But Lehigh closed the half on a 9-1 run with five points by Knutson and four by C.J. McCollum to lead 34-26 at halftime.
The Mountain Hawks led 47-37 with 13 minutes left to play and scored eight straight. Michael Ojo put Lehigh up 55-37 with 9:46 to go, and the Crusaders wouldn't get closer than 15 points the rest of the way.
McCollum finished with 17 points and Dave Buchberger chipped in 11 for the Mountain Hawks.