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At some point down the road, the Lehigh Mountain Hawks will truly appreciate what they accomplished in the NCAA tournament.
After all, it's rare when a No. 15 seed can knock off a No. 2 seed.
And it's even more extraordinary when that team is Duke.
But while that win will stand as one of the greatest upsets in NCAA tournament history, the Mountain Hawks left the Greensboro Coliseum with an empty feeling Sunday night. They felt like they should have moved on after becoming the first No. 15 seed to carry a lead into halftime of their second game.
Unfortunately it all fell apart from there.
Lehigh made only five of its 34 shots from the field in the second half and lost to 10th-seeded Xavier 70-58.
''There's been a lot of emotional highs and lows, that's a part of life,'' said guard C.J. McCollum. ''We're not satisfied. We're not going to hold our heads down because we fought as hard as we could. We left everything we had on the cou...
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Xavier's Kenny Frease was a power of strength in the lane and Lehigh couldn't match up with the 7-foot, 275-pounder in a third-round game of the NCAA Tournament's South Region on Sunday night at the Greensboro Coliseum.
Frease, a senior, scored a career-high 25 points as the Musketeers overcame Lehigh 70-58.
Tenth-seeded Xavier (23-12) is in the Sweet 16 for the fourth...
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Senior center Kenny Frease scored a career-high 25 points to go with 12 rebounds and Xavier knocked off upset-minded Lehigh 70-58 Sunday night to reach the round of 16 for the fourth time in five years.
Lehigh, which stunned No. 2 seed Duke on Friday, was looking to become the first 15 seed to make it to the regional semifinals. But the 7-foot Frease stood...
Xavier is making a habit of reaching the round of 16.
Senior center Kenny Frease scored a career-high 25 points to go with 12 rebounds and the Musketeers knocked off upset-minded Lehigh 70-58 Sunday night to advance to the regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament for the fourth time in five years.
Lehigh, which stunned No. 2 seed Duke on Friday, was looking to become the first...