Carrington’s 19 helps Lehigh to 58-53 win over Army
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP)—Zahir Carrington scored 19 points to lead Lehigh to a 58-53 victory over Army on Saturday.
Marquis Hall scored 15 points for Lehigh (12-12, 5-5 Patriot League).
Jarrell Brown scored 19 points for Army (11-13, 4-6), while Cleveland Richard scored 14 and Josh Miller had 11.
Lehigh led 34-27 at the half and scored the first nine points on the second period to take a 43-27 lead. But Army whittled away at the Mountain Hawks’ lead and trailed by only three after a 3-pointer by Brown with a little over nine minutes remaining.
Lehigh then got five free throws from Phil Anderson and Hall to increase the margin to 50-43 with 5:55 to play. But a pair of Richard jumpers made it 52-51 with 2:28 remaining.
Carrington hit a jumper with just over a minute remaining and Bryan White went four-for-four from the foul line in the last 30 seconds to seal the win.