Lehigh vs Lafayette

Lafayette 79, Lehigh 71

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EASTON, Pa. (AP) - Tony Johnson scored 29 points to lead Lafayette past Lehigh 79-71 Sunday, giving the Leopards a sweep of their Patriot League season series.

Johnson made 10 of 12 shots, including 5 of 5 from 3-point range, and also made 4 of 4 free throws for the Leopards (15-14, 8-4), who now hold the tiebreaker over the Mountain Hawks (18-8, 8-4), with whom they share second place.

A 3-pointer by Johnson with 4:38 remaining broke a 64-64 tie, and he added another trey 1:04 later for a 70-64 lead. Two baskets by Dan Trist stretched the lead to 74-64 with 1:33 to play.

The Mountain Hawks led 57-47 with 10:46 left after a basket by Holden Greiner, who scored 27 points. But a 3-pointer by Levi Giese started a 14-2 Lafayette run.

Trist finished with 14 points and Giese 10 for Lafayette.

Gabe Knutson had 19 points for Lehigh.

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Lehigh (18-8)393271
Lafayette (15-14) «334679

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Lehigh Mountain Hawks
H. Greiner, F3010-145-543127
G. Knutson, F308-143-680119
J. Goldsborough, F142-30-03014
C. Schaefer, G261-40-02122
S. Cvrkalj, G190-20-00010
M. McKnight325-90-024311
B. Bailey242-41-13246
A. D'Orazio181-50-02212
C. Baltimore70-00-00010
Totals 29-559-1226121571
 52.7%75% 
Lafayette Leopards
L. Giese, F293-52-280210
D. Trist, F276-102-411114
T. Johnson, G3410-124-424229
B. Scott, G293-80-11509
S. Hinrichs, G283-101-26008
J. Ptasinski261-61-26113
A. Flannigan141-20-02032
L. Smith91-12-20014
Z. Rufer30-00-01200
N. Musters10-00-00010
Totals 28-5412-1729131179
 51.9%70.6% 
Patriot League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Bucknell15-326-963
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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