Lehigh beats Army 78-66
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP)—C.J. McCollum scored a season-high 33 points to lift Lehigh to a 78-66 victory over Army on Saturday night.
McCollum became the first freshman in program history to score 25 or more points in five games in the same season.
Lehigh (16-9, 7-3 Patriot League), eclipsed its win total from last season and is in first in the conference standings.
Marquis Hall added 14 points and eight assists and Michael Ojo had 11 points in Lehigh’s eighth straight regular season victory over the Black Knights at Stabler Arena.
Lehigh outrebounded Army 35-31 and scored 19 points off 17 turnovers. The Mountain Hawks shot 53.1 percent from the floor (26-for-49) and held Army to 40.4 percent (23-for-57).
Jeremy Hence scored 14 points to pace the Black Knights (13-11, 3-7).