Lehigh wins 5th in a row 64-59 over Holy Cross

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) Austin Price scored 20 points and Lehigh hung on to win its fifth straight game Monday night, 64-59 over Holy Cross.

Lehigh (11-14, 9-5) currently sits in a three way tie for second place with Navy and Boston University in the Patriot League standings.

Kahron Ross finished with 17 points and Tim Kempton added 15 points and 12 rebounds, his third straight game with a double-double, for the Mountain Hawks.

Robert Champion hit seven 3s and scored 25 points to lead Holy Cross (10-15, 5-9).

A Cullen Hamilton layup for Holy Cross put the Crusaders up 49-41 with 8:06 to play. But a Ross jumper sparked a 19-1 run for Lehigh which staked the Mountain Hawks to a 60-50 lead with 37 seconds left.

3-pointers on three straight possessions for Holy Cross cut it to 62-59 in the final moments, but Ross hit two free throws to put it away.