Scores

Final

Holy Cross 47

(8-8, 0-1 Patriot)

Lehigh 79

(11-4, 1-0 Patriot)

    Coverage: CCSN

    2:00 PM ET, January 12, 2013

    Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    HC 23 2447
    LEH 34 4579

    Top Performers

    Holy Cross: J. Burrell 16 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast

    Lehigh: M. McKnight 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 4 Stl

    Lehigh 79, Holy Cross 47

    Associated Press

    BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Mackey McKnight scored 16 points and Holden Greiner added 15 as Lehigh turned a close game midway through the first half into a 79-47 rout of Holy Cross in the Patriot League opener for both teams Saturday.

    In their second contest without guard C.J. McCollum, who is out with a broken foot, the Mountain Hawks (11-4) trailed 17-16 at the 9:06 mark. Lehigh then held the Crusaders (8-8) scoreless for more than 6 minutes while reeling off 14 straight points.

    The Mountain Hawks, who led 34-23 at halftime, pushed the lead to 18, at 49-31, with 14:23 left. McKnight scored eight points and Greiner hit two 3-pointers in the spurt.

    Lehigh shot 66.7 percent from the field (16 of 24) after intermission and made 10 of 21 3-pointers for the game.

    Justin Burrell's 16 points led the Crusaders, who have lost two straight and four of their last five.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HC
    LEH
    Points 47 79
    FG Made-Attempted 13-44 (.295) 28-54 (.519)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-22 (.318) 10-21 (.476)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-20 (.700) 13-20 (.650)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 32

    2012-13 Season

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