By Associated Press - Wednesday, January 25, 2017

HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) - Tim Kempton scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his 44th career double-double and Lehigh beat Colgate 76-62 on Wednesday night.

Kahron Ross scored 16 and made nine assists for the Mountain Hawks (12-8, 6-3 Patriot League), who made 8 of 16 3-pointers and shot 28 of 54 from the floor (51.9 percent) while holding Colgate to 20 of 51 (39.2 percent), despite the Raiders going 12 of 24 behind the arc.

Colgate cut a 40-30 halftime deficit to 50-45 on Francisco Amiel’s 3-pointer. Lehigh pulled away with a 12-2 run in which Kempton scored seven and led 62-47 with 8:08 left. Austin Price’s jumper made it 76-56 with 1:07 to go.

Kyle Leufroy scored 11, Brandon Austin had 10, and Lehigh outscored Colgate 28-14 in the paint.

Tom Rivard scored 16 with 10 rebounds for his first career double-double. Will Rayman added 12 for the Raiders (6-16, 4-5), who saw their two-game win streak end.

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