Carrington leads Lehigh past Princeton 68-49

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP)—Zahir Carrington made all seven of his free throws and finished with 27 points to lead Lehigh to 68-49 victory over Princeton on Sunday.

The Mountain Hawks snapped a 23-game losing streak against Princeton and beat the Tigers for the first time since 1930.

Lehigh (7-7), which snapped a two-game losing streak, shot 58 percent (14-for-24) from the field in the first half and built a 41-19 lead by the break.

Rob Keefer shot 3-for-4 from 3-point range and added 16 points for Lehigh, which outscored Princeton 18-8 in points off turnovers and converted 23 of 26 shots from the line.

Nick Lake scored eight points to lead Princeton (2-11), which lost its 11th straight game after opening the season with consecutive wins. The Tigers’ last win came Nov. 14 at home against Iona 66-58.

Princeton shot 7-for-21 (33 percent) in the first half and 37 percent for the game. The Tigers went 2-for-4 from the line.

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