Ross scores 17, Lehigh downs Lafayette 79-64
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) Kahron Ross scored 17 points, Lance Tejada added 13, and Lehigh beat archrival Lafayette 79-64 on Saturday for its eighth straight win in the Patriot League regular-season finale for both teams.
Lafayette closed to 50-38 on Matt Klinewski’s 3-pointer, but Lehigh scored 10 straight and led by 20 on Tejada’s layup. The Leopards closed to 66-53 while Lehigh went without a field goal for nearly 4 1/2 minutes, but the Mountain Hawks got hot again and led 79-59 with 3:31 left.
Lehigh led 48-31 at halftime after hitting seven 3s and holding the Leopards to 38.2 percent shooting.