Holy Cross vs Lehigh

Lehigh 79, Holy Cross 47

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) - Mackey McKnight scored 16 points and Holden Greiner added 15 as Lehigh turned a close game midway through the first half into a 79-47 rout of Holy Cross in the Patriot League opener for both teams Saturday.

In their second contest without guard C.J. McCollum, who is out with a broken foot, the Mountain Hawks (11-4) trailed 17-16 at the 9:06 mark. Lehigh then held the Crusaders (8-8) scoreless for more than 6 minutes while reeling off 14 straight points.

The Mountain Hawks, who led 34-23 at halftime, pushed the lead to 18, at 49-31, with 14:23 left. McKnight scored eight points and Greiner hit two 3-pointers in the spurt.

Lehigh shot 66.7 percent from the field (16 of 24) after intermission and made 10 of 21 3-pointers for the game.

Justin Burrell's 16 points led the Crusaders, who have lost two straight and four of their last five.

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Holy Cross Crusaders
M. Miller, F361-21-34434
D. Dudzinski, F271-65-65247
P. Beans, C323-102-241210
J. Burrell, G325-134-411116
J. Stevens, G221-40-12123
C. Hamilton222-61-22026
T. Abt170-10-04020
D. Goens80-21-20001
C. Morgan40-00-00010
Totals 13-4414-202691747
 29.5%70% 
Lehigh Mountain Hawks
H. Greiner, F315-131-264115
G. Knutson, F265-102-232212
M. McKnight, G286-82-234116
B. Bailey, G262-33-63239
A. D'Orazio, G234-51-23129
C. Schaefer231-52-21315
J. Goldsborough212-42-410136
S. Cvrkalj133-60-00017
C. Baltimore50-00-02010
C. Goodman20-00-00010
T. Staggers20-00-00000
Totals 28-5413-2039171679
 51.9%65% 
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Army10-815-16
Lehigh7-1114-18
Colgate6-1213-18
Loyola-Md.6-1211-19
Lafayette6-1211-20
Navy4-149-21
 
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