American vs Lehigh

Lehigh 85, American U. 66

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) - C.J. McCollum scored 27 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Lehigh over American 85-66 in the Patriot League semifinals Saturday.

McCollum was 10 of 16 from the field as the Mountain Hawks (25-7) shot 62.1 percent in the second half, outscoring American 51-38 in the final 20 minutes.

Second-seeded Lehigh used a 13-2 run to blow it open midway through the second half. McCollum scored six points during the spurt, including a layup with 11:18 left to put the Mountain Hawks up by 19, 55-36.

Mackey McKnight and Holden Greiner added 14 points each for Lehigh, which will play in the championship game on Wednesday.

Lehigh's last Patriot League championship was in 2009-10, after it defeated American in the semifinals.

Troy Brewer and Charles Hinkle led sixth-seeded American with 15 points each. Tony Wroblicky added 14 points and Daniel Munoz 11 for the Eagles (20-11).

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Scoreboard
American (20-11)283866
Lehigh (25-7) «345185

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American Eagles
C. Hinkle, F304-136-612315
T. Wroblicky, C185-64-550414
T. Brewer, G356-170-030115
D. Munoz, G354-110-036111
J. Schoof, G120-31-20101
B. Jolivette240-51-22111
R. Grafft201-10-02132
S. McCormack121-20-03012
M. Bersch50-30-01000
W. Simon II41-10-01002
D. Fisher20-00-00000
J. Borucki10-00-00000
J. Hill11-10-01103
K. Kager10-00-00000
W. Flood Jr.00-00-00000
Totals 23-6312-1526121466
 36.5%80% 
Lehigh Mountain Hawks
J. Adams, F261-50-05022
J. Hamilton, F213-40-00128
G. Knutson, F203-52-25248
M. McKnight, G365-122-257214
C. McCollum, G3510-165-6106227
B. Bailey223-40-24018
J. Maneri191-20-32022
H. Greiner135-82-240014
A. D'Orazio20-00-00000
C. Schaefer20-00-00100
C. Baltimore10-00-00000
S. Cvrkalj11-20-02012
C. Goodman10-10-00000
T. Staggers10-00-00000
Totals 32-5911-1744171685
 54.2%64.7% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Lehigh12-620-1297
Boston U.12-618-14187
Navy10-816-16206
Holy Cross9-915-17208
Loyola-Md.8-1016-17212
Colgate8-1010-22294
Army West Point6-1213-19267
Lafayette5-139-21321
American5-138-22310
 
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