Scores

Final

American U 57

(11-20, 7-7 Patriot)

Lehigh 79

(21-10, 10-4 Patriot)

    8:00 PM ET, March 7, 2010

    Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    AMER 21 3657
    LEH 39 4079

    Top Performers

    American University: S. Lumpkins 15 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Blk

    Lehigh: C. McCollum 22 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl, 2 Blk

    Lehigh 79, American U. 57

    Associated Press

    BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- CJ McCollum scored 22 points and Lehigh beat American University 79-57 on Sunday night in the Patriot League semifinals.

    Dave Buchberger added 16 points, Marquis Hall had 11, and Zahir Carrington had 10 points and 11 rebounds for the top-seeded Mountain Hawks (21-10), who have won four in a row and six of seven.

    The Mountain Hawks got 26 points off 16 American turnovers. Lehigh made 12 steals, with McCollum getting four.

    Lehigh, which improved to 14-2 at home this season, will face Lafayette in the championship game at home on March 12.

    A 21-8 run over the final 9 minutes of the first half gave the Mountain Hawks a 39-21 halftime lead. Lehigh led by at least 17 points the entire second half.

    Stephen Lumpkin scored 15 points, Steve Luptak added 14 and Nick Hendra 11 for the fourth-seeded Eagles (11-20), who had their three-game winning streak snapped.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AMER
    LEH
    Points 57 79
    FG Made-Attempted 22-55 (.400) 25-53 (.472)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-16 (.438) 8-13 (.615)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-10 (.600) 21-26 (.808)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 24

    2009-10 Season

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    Jan 9, 2010 @LEH 78, AMER 67Recap
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