BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Mackey McKnight had 16 points to pace four double-figure scorers as Lehigh beat Colgate 70-57 in the quarterfinals of the Patriot League tournament on Wednesday night.
C.J. McCollum added 15 points, Jordan Hamilton 13 and B.J. Bailey 10 for the Mountain Hawks (24-7). Lehigh now moves on to play American University, which beat Army in another quarterfinal game, at home in the semifinals on Saturday.The Mountain Hawks led most of the way, taking a 33-26 advantage at intermission and outscoring the Raiders 37-31 to seal it in the second half.The Raiders outshot the Mountain Hawks 41.3 percent (19 of 46) to 38.1 percent (24 of 63) from the floor and outrebounded them 39-32, but Colgate also committed 22 turnovers. Lehigh, which tallied 13 steals in the contest, gave it away just nine times.Sterling Melville scored 21 points to pace Colgate (8-22).