Lehigh defeats Army 73-55

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WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP)—Zahir Carrington scored 20 points and Lehigh defeated Army 73-55 on Sunday.

The Mountain Hawks (11-7, 2-1 Patriot League) shot 45.3 percent from the field (24 of 53) and 38.9 percent from 3-point range (7 of 18) in snapping a five-game road losing streak against conference opponents. Lehigh also snapped the Black Knights’ eight-game home winning streak.

Army (11-6, 1-2) led for most of the first 9:20 before the Mountain Hawks went on a 9-2 run. Holden Greiner’s layup with 5:48 left in the first half put Lehigh ahead 24-17.

The Mountain Hawks led 33-23 at halftime, and increased their lead to as much as 68-48 on Julian Simmons’ 3 with 1:53 remaining.

Marquis Hall added 15 points and seven assists for the Mountain Hawks, CJ McCollum had 13 points and Dave Buchberger chipped in 12.

The Black Knights were led by Cleveland Richard with 11 points.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Lehigh
Zahir Carrington Zahir Carrington
7-9,  20 Pts
6 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Army
Josh Miller Josh Miller
3-9,  9 Pts
7 Rebs, 5 Assists

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