Holy Cross 67, Lehigh 52

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP)—R.J. Evans scored 16 points and Eric Meister had 15 to lead Holy Cross to a 67-52 victory over Lehigh on Saturday.

Andrew Keister added 10 points for Holy Cross (11-11, 6-1 Patriot League).

Marquis Hall scored 14 points for Lehigh (13-8, 3-4) and Zahir Carrington had nine points and 11 rebounds.

Holy Cross led 28-26 at the half, but Lehigh tied the score at 36 on a 3-pointer by Michael Ojo, and back-to-back baskets by Rob Keefer helped tie the score again at 42 with 10:31 remaining.

Evans and Keister scored four points each to put the Crusaders up 50-42. Hall hit a 3-pointer to cut the margin to five points, but Holy Cross had another 8-0 run to go in front 58-45 with three minutes left and hit five of six free throws in the final two minutes to seal the win.

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 Holy Cross
Eric Meister Eric Meister
6-8,  15 Pts
4 Rebs, 0 Assists
Zahir Carrington Zahir Carrington
4-7,  9 Pts
11 Rebs, 3 Assists

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