FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- C.J. McCollum scored 26 points, becoming the Patriot League's all-time career scoring leader, as Lehigh defeated Sacred Heart 91-77 in a nonconference game Sunday.
McCollum scored 16 of his points in the first half, when the Mountain Hawks (4-2) took a 49-33 lead. His career total is now 2,228, surpassing the 2,224 by Rob Feaster of Holy Cross from 1991-95.
Lehigh never trailed, taking the lead for good less than a minute into the game on a 3-pointer by McCollum. He made 4 of 6 3-pointers in the first half, as the Mountain Hawks shot 57.6 percent (19 of 33) in the half, including 8 of 15 on 3-pointers.