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Lehigh vs American

Lehigh 63, American U. 57

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Holden Greiner scored a season-high 22 points and Lehigh rallied from a 14-point first-half deficit to defeat American University 63-57 Wednesday night and start Patriot League play 2-0 for the first time in six seasons.

Down 23-9 at the 9:08 mark, the Mountain Hawks (12-4) closed the half on a 22-5 run, with Greiner scoring 12 points in the burst, including two 3-pointers.

After Tony Wroblicky dunked to open the second half, making it 31-30, Greiner's jumper sparked a 7-0 run. The Eagles (6-11, 1-1) got to 40-38 with 14:19 left, but Lehigh answered with a 13-4 spurt.

American's last push made it 58-55 with 58 seconds remaining, then the Mountain Hawks hit 5 of 8 free throws.

Mackey McKnight added 11 points for Lehigh, which won its third straight despite guard C.J. McCollum being out with a broken foot.

Stephen Lumpkins' 10 points and 17 rebounds paced the Eagles.

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Lehigh Mountain Hawks
H. Greiner, F3310-130-031122
G. Knutson, F211-40-03042
M. McKnight, G343-94-965111
B. Bailey, G322-42-32106
A. D'Orazio, G222-50-00015
C. Schaefer201-43-43106
S. Cvrkalj162-50-00115
J. Goldsborough142-40-03044
C. Baltimore91-30-05002
Totals 24-519-162691263
 47.1%56.3% 
American Eagles
S. Lumpkins, F384-102-4172310
T. Wroblicky, C216-82-542414
J. Schoof, G384-90-054111
D. Munoz, G375-121-127213
B. Jolivette, G243-80-03127
J. Reed261-30-06242
M. Bersch90-30-00000
M. Vasic80-10-00020
Totals 23-545-1040181857
 42.6%50% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Boston U.15-324-11
American13-520-13
Holy Cross12-620-14
Bucknell11-716-14
Army10-815-16
Lehigh7-1114-18
Colgate6-1213-18
Loyola-Md.6-1211-19
Lafayette6-1211-20
Navy4-149-21
 
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