NEW YORK -- Branden Frazier scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Fordham held off Lehigh 80-72 Friday night.
The Rams (2-1) jumped out to an early 10-0 lead capped off by a layup and three free throws from Jon Severe.
The Mountain Hawks (1-2) climbed back to take a 32-20 lead with 5:03 remaining in the first half and led by three at the break.
Fordham used a 7-0 run to break a 56-56 tie midway through the second half and led by eight after a jumper by Frazier.
McKnight had a game-high 31 points for Lehigh.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.