Hall leads Lehigh past Colgate, 49-40

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP)—Marquis Hall scored 16 points to lead Lehigh to a 49-40 victory over Colgate on Wednesday night.

Zahir Carrington had nine points and 13 rebounds to help the Mountain Hawks (15-10, 5-6 Patriot League) top last season’s win total.

Mike Venezia scored 13 points and Yaw Gyawu had 10 for the Raiders (9-16, 5-7), who scored 17 points and shot 20 percent from the field in the second half.

Lehigh shot 39 perent in the first half and led 2-23 at the break.

After trailing by six points, Colgate pulled to 33-31 on Venezia’s 3-pointer with 12:35 left in the game.

Prentice Small and Carrington had layups, and Hall made a jumper to stretch Lehigh’s lead to 45-36 with 3:12 left. Colgate got no closer than eight the rest of the way.

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Mike Venezia Mike Venezia
5-10,  13 Pts
5 Rebs, 1 Assists
Marquis Hall Marquis Hall
6-12,  16 Pts
5 Rebs, 3 Assists

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