Kempton spurs Lehigh to 12-0 run and win over Army
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) Tim Kempton scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Kyle Leufroy made four 3s and finished with 20 points, six boards and six assists, and Lehigh ended its season on a four-game winning streak with an 83-69 victory over Army on Saturday night.
Kempton opened the second half on a 3-point play, three of nine points he scored in a 12-0 run out of the break to give the Mountain Hawks (18-11, 12-6 Patriot) a 47-33 lead with 15:42 remaining.
Lehigh kept the advantage in double figures the rest of the way and secured the No. 3 seed heading into next week’s conference tournament.
Jordan Fox hit three 3-pointers and led Army (12-18, 6-12) with 13 points, Matthew Wilson added 12 and Kennedy Edwards 11.
Lehigh’s 9-4 lead five minutes in was the largest lead for either team in the first half.