Lehigh rallies past Columbia 73-59

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP)—Zahir Carrington scored 21 points and Bob Keefer added 20 as Lehigh overcame an early 15-point deficit and beat Columbia 73-59 Friday.

Keefer shot 7-for-10 from the field, including 4-for-4 from 3-point range, and Marquis Hall added 12 points for Lehigh (10-3).

Joe Bova and Niko Scott each scored 10 points for Columbia (4-8), which shot 38 percent (23-for-60) from the field, including 6-for-24 from long range.

Columbia raced to a 17-2 lead in the first six minutes. Lehigh countered with a 29-8 scoring run through the rest of the first half and held a six-point lead, 31-25, at the break.

Lehigh sealed the win by outscoring Columbia 42-34 in the second half.

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 Top Performers
 Columbia
Kevin Bulger Kevin Bulger
4-8,  9 Pts
6 Rebs, 7 Assists
 Lehigh
Zahir Carrington Zahir Carrington
8-17,  21 Pts
8 Rebs, 1 Assists

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