BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Tim Kempton scored 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Lehigh to a 69-58 win over Quinnipiac on Saturday night.
Jesse Chuku contributed 11 points and Corey Schaefer added 10 for Lehigh (7-5), which reached its 1,000th program victory and extended its win-streak to five. The Mountain Hawks shot 48 percent from the field, hitting 6 of 9 from 3-point range, and led the entire game.
Quinnipiac (6-4, 1-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) kept the score close in the first half, trailing 22-15 at the break, but fell 22 points behind in the second half before closing out the game with a 17-6 run that was too little, too late.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.