Carrington, White help Lehigh past Bucknell 56-54

Preview | Box Score | Recap

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP)—Zahir Carrington scored 19 points to lead Lehigh to a 56-54 victory over Bucknell on Wednesday.

Bryan White scored 13 points and had 11 rebounds while Marquis Hall also contributed 13 points for Lehigh (11-9, 4-2 Patriot League), which won its first victory on the road against the Bison since 2003.

Rob Thomas had 11 points and John Griffin had 10 for Bucknell (9-11, 4-2), which saw its 38-game Patriot League home win streak snapped.

Carrington scored 11 points to help Lehigh to a 29-24 halftime edge and the Mountain Hawks extended their lead to seven on a White layup. But the Bison scored six straight and then tied the score 36-36 on a Thomas jumper with 13:17 to go.

Bucknell tied the score again at 38 and at 42 on another Thomas jumper with 9:38 remaining, but Lehigh extended the margin to five on a White layup with 3:38 left.

A 3-pointer by Darryl Shazier got the Bison within one, 55-54, with two seconds left, but freshman Prentice Small sank one of his three free throws in four attempts in the final ten seconds for the final margin.

Related Articles

Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Lehigh
Bryan White Bryan White
5-7,  13 Pts
11 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Bucknell
Rob Thomas Rob Thomas
5-5,  11 Pts
4 Rebs, 1 Assists

Team Stat Leaders

Points
Rebounds
Assists

Conference Scoreboard

Wednesday, Jan 30