Lillis and Wilson lead Albany to 78-66 win over Lehigh
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)—Brian Lillis scored 16 points and Brent Wilson added 15 Tuesday night in Albany’s third consecutive win over Lehigh, 78-66.
The Great Danes (3-1) used a string of 14 straight points to break the game open early. Freshman guard Josh Martin had 10 points off the bench and Wilson scored back-to-back 3’s to ignite the run.
The Great Danes, who have won 18 of their last 20 home games, cruised to a 46-22 halftime advantage. Wilson, a 6-foot-8 senior who made 5-of-6 3-pointers, sank a pair of long-range jumpers from the top of the arc to end the period.
Lehigh (2-2) closed to within 15 points twice in the second half. Zahir Carrington had 11 of his 14 points in the stanza.
Freshman Al Turley added 10 points and seven rebounds for the Great Danes, who made 50.9 percent from the field on 28-of-55 shooting.
Bryan White scored 12 points for the Mountain Hawks.