Lehigh defeats Delaware State 73-66 in overtime

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DOVER, Del. (AP)—Marquis Hall scored 20 points and CJ McCollum scored seven of his 16 points in overtime to lead Lehigh past Delaware State 73-66 on Wednesday night.

The Mountain Hawks (7-6), who have won three in a row, led by as many as eight in the first half before trailing 30-28 at the break.

The Hornets (4-7), who have lost six in a row after starting the season 4-1, built a 52-42 lead with 8:27 left in regulation on a Frisco Sandidge dunk.

Lehigh pulled ahead 57-56 on a Dave Buchberger 3-pointer and increased the lead to 59-56 with a Buchberger layup with 1:02 to go, but Jay Threatt forced overtime with a 3-pointer with 5 seconds on the clock.

Greg Smith hit a 3 to give the Hornets a 62-61 lead in overtime, but the Mountain Hawks regained the advantage on a McCollum layup and never relinquished it.

Sandidge led Delaware State with 17 points and 10 rebounds.

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6-7,  15 Pts
2 Rebs, 3 Assists
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10 Rebs, 1 Assists

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