Lehigh vs Fairleigh Dickinson

Lehigh 72, Fairleigh Dickinson 61

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HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) - C.J. McCollum scored 23 points to lead Lehigh to its first win in three games this season, a 72-61 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson on Tuesday night.

McCollum, a junior guard who averaged 21.8 points per game last season, scored 17 points in the second half. He was 8 of 9 on free throws, a category in which the Mountain Hawks (1-2) had a huge advantage. They made 26 of 30 free throws to 4 of 10 for the Knights (0-2).

Lehigh took the lead for good, 19-18, on a layup by Holden Greiner with 7:33 left in the first half and led 32-26 at halftime.

After the Knights got within 34-31, baskets by Greiner, Gabe Knutson and Mackey McKnight, followed by two McKnight free throws, pushed the margin to 42-31.

Knutson had 16 points and McKnight 12 for Lehigh.

Kinu Rochford led Fairleigh Dickinson with 18 points and 15 rebounds.

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Lehigh (1-3) «324072
Fairleigh Dickinson (1-2)263561

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Lehigh Mountain Hawks
H. Greiner, F333-70-08026
G. Knutson, F284-98-1121216
J. Hamilton, F191-50-06142
C. McCollum, G336-148-960223
M. McKnight, G323-66-623112
A. D'Orazio202-60-02105
C. Schaefer110-22-21102
J. Adams80-12-23002
J. Maneri80-00-02110
S. Cvrkalj51-20-00002
C. Baltimore31-10-03002
C. Goodman00-10-00000
Totals 21-5426-303881272
 38.9%86.7% 
Fairleigh Dickinson Knights
K. Rochford, F329-180-0150318
G. Goode, F215-90-042410
L. Hayes, G384-161-33629
M. Bolding, G374-172-443412
L. Robinson, G221-21-34033
M. Seilund181-30-05023
M. Lo172-30-04034
B. Smith91-40-01102
A. Oyeniyi50-00-00010
D. Moody10-00-00010
Totals 27-724-1043122361
 37.5%40% 
Patriot League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Bucknell15-326-963
Lehigh12-620-1297
Boston U.12-618-14187
Navy10-816-16206
Holy Cross9-915-17208
Loyola-Md.8-1016-17212
Colgate8-1010-22294
Army West Point6-1213-19267
Lafayette5-139-21321
American5-138-22310

Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Mt St Marys14-420-16150
LIU-Brooklyn13-520-12224
Wagner11-716-14245
St. Fran.-Pa.11-717-17257
Robert Morris9-914-19240
Bryant9-912-20286
F. Dickinson9-911-19273
Sacred Heart8-1013-19304
CCSU4-146-23344
St. Fran.-NY2-164-27348
 
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VANDY 80
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Ohio St 81
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