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Lehigh 60, American U. 47

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) - Gabe Knutson scored 18 points as Lehigh held off American University 60-47 Wednesday night to win its fifth straight game and hold onto a share of the Patriot League lead.

The Mountain Hawks (18-5, 8-1), who are tied with Bucknell atop the league standings, have won nine of their past 10 games and snapped the Eagles' two-game winning streak.

Lehigh led by 16 in the second half. After the Eagles came back to tie it at 43 with 6:31 left, the Mountain Hawks closed the game on a 17-4 run.

Anthony D'Orazio matched his season high with 15 points while Mackey McKnight, who surpassed 20 points in his previous two contests, had nine points along with a career-high nine assists.

Stephen Lumpkins had 10 points and 13 boards to lead American (9-15, 4-5), which had a 40-29 rebounding advantage, but was woeful shooting from beyond the arc (5 of 22).

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American Eagles
J. Schoof, F402-90-04605
S. Lumpkins, F295-80-2130410
T. Wroblicky, C203-71-26007
D. Munoz, G372-82-23227
B. Jolivette, G313-81-23127
M. Bersch221-60-02033
J. Reed132-50-02025
K. Kager81-30-00113
Totals 19-544-840101447
 35.2%50% 
Lehigh Mountain Hawks
H. Greiner, F384-80-25319
J. Goldsborough, F231-50-04002
G. Knutson, C336-142-241218
M. McKnight, G372-74-44929
A. D'Orazio, G304-84-532215
C. Schaefer252-50-03014
S. Cvrkalj141-40-01013
Totals 20-5110-132915960
 39.2%76.9% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Bucknell12-517-13143
Colgate11-614-16190
Lehigh10-715-12146
Boston U.9-813-15187
Lafayette8-916-12153
American8-915-14145
Holy Cross7-1012-15208
Loyola-Md.7-1011-17248
Navy7-1011-18270
Army6-1115-13231
 
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