Venezia leads Colgate over Lehigh
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP)—Mike Venezia had a career-high 20 points, leading Colgate to a 58-45 victory over Lehigh on Wednesday night.
Colgate (6-11, 2-2 Patriot League) won at home for the first time this season in six outings.
Willie Morse had 10 points for Colgate. Alex Woodhouse finished with a career-high 15 rebounds and seven points.
Dave Buchberger had 13 points and Zahir Carrington finished with 11 points and nine rebounds to lead the Mountain Hawks (11-7, 1-3).
The Raiders went on a 14-2 run in the first half and held Lehigh to one field goal over the final 10 minutes en route to a 25-18 halftime advantage.
The Mountain Hawks rallied to within 44-38 with 4:56 remaining. But Morse hit a 3-pointer from the corner as the shot clock expired, Venezia scored, and Ben Jonson hit a 3-pointer for a 14-point lead with 1:34 left.