Navy vs Lehigh

Lehigh 71, Navy 60

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) - C.J. McCollum had 24 points and 14 rebounds as Lehigh pulled away from Navy in the second half of a 71-60 win Thursday night, earning its 16th victory and tying last season's win total.

The Mountain Hawks (16-6, 4-2 Patriot League) pulled 10 games over .500 in the regular season for the first time since 1988.

Navy (3-17, 0-6) has lost 13 straight.

Lehigh never trailed, leading by 10 early and 29-26 at halftime.

With the Mountain Hawks ahead 42-32, Jordan Sugars, who led the Midshipmen with 15 points, scored five straight. Lehigh answered with Jordan Hamilton's three-point play and Mackey McKnight's 3-pointer.

The Mountain Hawks shot only 39.1 percent in the first half (9 of 23), improving to 66.7 percent in the second (12 of 18).

The double-double was the 15th for McCollum, whose 1,775 career points moved him into fifth in school history and seventh in the conference.

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Scoreboard
Navy (3-17)263460
Lehigh (16-6) «294271

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Navy Midshipmen
J. Avila, F264-102-394411
J. Sugars, G295-133-480215
D. Jackson, G243-81-11037
B. Venturini, G191-51-21143
J. Brickman, G110-00-00010
I. Roberts203-42-20259
W. Smith163-50-02017
B. Wyatt140-00-00500
J. Smoot132-20-14014
K. Alter110-30-01000
J. Loupos71-30-01012
T. Wynn51-30-01022
T. Connolly30-10-01000
C. Smith20-00-00000
Totals 23-579-1335122460
 40.4%69.2% 
Lehigh Mountain Hawks
H. Greiner, F333-63-541310
J. Hamilton, F242-41-12236
G. Knutson, F234-57-951415
C. McCollum, G378-156-11143224
M. McKnight, G242-44-60329
C. Schaefer161-20-00003
J. Adams150-00-01010
J. Maneri130-01-21021
A. D'Orazio111-30-00323
S. Cvrkalj40-10-01000
B. Bailey00-00-00000
C. Baltimore00-00-00010
C. Goodman00-00-00000
T. Staggers00-10-00000
Totals 21-4122-3431132071
 51.2%64.7% 
Patriot League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Bucknell6-112-8110
Boston U.5-29-9232
Navy4-313-7223
Army West Point4-311-7208
Colgate4-39-9227
Lehigh3-48-10240
Loyola-Md.3-45-13336
American2-55-13285
Holy Cross2-55-13324
Lafayette2-54-14337
 
Other games
Florida 64 Final
Ole Miss 60
NCST 55 Final
NC 74
BC 49 Final
Virginia 66
Indiana 50 Final
Wisc 57
STMA 71 Final
LMU 64