Lehigh trounces Robert Morris 89-60


PITTSBURGH (AP) - C.J. McCollum scored a game-high 19 points and led Lehigh to an easy 89-60 win over Robert Morris Monday night in the NIT Season Tip-Off.

The Mountain Hawks evened their record at 1-1, with five players scoring in double figures, including four starters: McCollum, Mackey McKnight with 15 points, Holden Greiner and Gabe Knutson with 12 apiece, and Stefan Cvrkalj's 11 points off the bench. He stuck three 3-pointers, one less than the Colonials' team total.

Robert Morris (0-2) was just 4 for 22 from beyond the 3-point arc, 21 of 62 total. The Colonials, who trailed 38-23 at halftime, committed 21 turnovers to just 11 for Lehigh.

For Robert Morris, forward Mike McFadden had a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds. Guards Velton Jones and Vaughn Morgan scored 12 points each. But Lehigh controlled the game throughout, outscoring Robert Morris 51-37 in the second half.

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