- Associated Press - Friday, January 5, 2018

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) - Lance Tejada made six 3-pointers and scored 25 points and Lehigh rallied from an early 16-point deficit to beat Holy Cross 83-77 on Friday.

Tejeda had 14 points in a 22-11 run as Lehigh (7-7, 2-1 Patriot League) built a 16-point lead with 11:27 to go. Holy Cross cut it to two with 22 seconds left but didn’t score again with Kyle Leufroy and Jordan Cohen making two free throws each.

Lehigh trailed 19-3 with 12:55 left in the first half then outscored the Crusaders 42-21 and led 45-40 at the break.

Pat Andree, who had 14 points in the first half, made five 3-pointers and finished with 17 points for Lehigh. The Mountain Hawks made a Stabler Arena-record 15 3-pointers on 26 attempts and shot 53 percent overall.

Austin Butler made six 3s and scored a career-high 22 points for Holy Cross (2-11, 0-3), which shot 50 percent and made 12 of 27 3-point tries but lost its fifth straight. Jehyve Floyd had 16 points and four blocks.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide