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Defense steps up for win in Lehigh spring game

(STATS) - A potential dominant Lehigh offense is supposed to carry the team in the upcoming season while the defense matures. So Mountain Hawks coach Andy Coen and his staff must have been thrilled to see the Brown squad - the defense - beat the White offense 33-19 in the team's annual spring game on Saturday at Goodman Stadium in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Junior defensive lineman...
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April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Lehigh seeks Patriot contention in 2016

(STATS) - Lehigh will get right to the task at hand next season when it opens Patriot League action against defending champion Colgate as part of an 11-game schedule announced Monday. The matchup against Colgate on Oct. 8 is one of five at Goodman Stadium, where the Mountain Hawks went 4-1 as part of a 6-5 season last year. The two teams have usually met later in the Patriot schedule...
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March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Holy Cross at 10-19, win four straight away games and upset Lehigh to clinch NCAA Tournament bid

We’re still in the early half of March, but we already have one Cinderella ready to roll in the NCAA Tournament. Holy Cross, the ninth seed in the Patriot League men’s basketball tournament, entered the tournament with a 10-19 record, including an 0-9 record against teams in the conference. But that wasn’t enough to keep them out. The Crusaders put together four wins, beating...
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March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Holy Cross caps stunning run to Patriot League title, NCAA berth

BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Malachi Alexander scored 26 points and Holy Cross capped its stunning run to the Patriot League title and an NCAA Tournament berth with a 59-56 victory over Lehigh on Wednesday night.The Crusaders are 14-19 and failed to win a conference road game during the regular season. Once the tournament started, the Crusaders won at Loyola, beat top-seeded Bucknell, won...
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March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Kempton, Lehigh beat Navy; advance to Patriot League semis

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) Tim Kempton scored 13 of his 22 points in the second half and finished with 17 rebounds Thursday night to help second-seeded Lehigh slip past No. 7 seed Navy 65-63 and advance to the semifinals of the Patriot League tournament. Kyle Leufroy added 17 points for the Mountain Hawks, who will play sixth-seeded American (12-18) on Sunday. The Midshipmen (19-14...
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March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Lehigh beats Army 82-72 behind Kempton

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) Tim Kempton scored 23 points and grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds and Lehigh beat Army 82-72 on Saturday to win their ninth straight and to retain at least the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Patriot League tournament. Dylan Cox had 16 points, while Kevin Ferguson and Tyler Plomb scored 14 apiece for Army (18-12, 9-9), which saw a five-game win streak end but...
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February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Lehigh beats Colgate 71-54 for 8th straight win

HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) Tim Kempton scored 16 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Lehigh beat Colgate 71-54 on Wednesday night for its eighth straight win. The win streak is the Mountain Hawks longest since the 2012-13 season. For Kempton, the game was his fifth double-double in the last six outings. Austin Price added 14 points and Kahron Ross had 12 for Lehigh (14-14, 12-5), which...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Kempton's double-double leads Lehigh past Lafayette 73-61

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) Tim Kempton had 16 points and 15 rebounds to lead Lehigh over Lafayette 73-61 on Sunday for its seventh consecutive victory. Kempton posted his ninth double-double this season and Kahron Ross his first with 11 points and 12 assists. Kyle Leufroy added 13 points for the Mountain Hawks (13-14, 11-5 Patriot). Bryce Scott scored 13 points to lead the Leopards...
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February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Ross, Chuku help Lehigh hold off Navy for 76-74 win

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Kahron Ross scored 23 and Jesse Chuku added 22 points as Lehigh held off Navy for a 76-74 win on Wednesday night. Ross hit 8 of 11 from the field, including all four of his 3-point shots, while Chuku made a career-high six from behind the arc on seven tries. Navy's Shawn Anderson hit a jumper to tie it at 56 with eight minutes to play, but Ross hit three 3s...
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February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Lehigh wins 5th in a row 64-59 over Holy Cross

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) Austin Price scored 20 points and Lehigh hung on to win its fifth straight game Monday night, 64-59 over Holy Cross. Lehigh (11-14, 9-5) currently sits in a three way tie for second place with Navy and Boston University in the Patriot League standings. Kahron Ross finished with 17 points and Tim Kempton added 15 points and 12 rebounds, his third straight game...
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February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Ross scores 24 points as Lehigh beats Bucknell 80-65

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) Kahron Ross scored a career-high 24 points with six assists as Lehigh beat Bucknell 80-65 Wednesday night. Ross was 10 of 15 from the field for the Mountain Hawks (10-14, 8-5 Patriot League). Tim Kempton added 23 points and 12 rebounds, Austin Price had 16 points and five steals and Kyle Leufroy chipped in 12 points with eight rebounds, four assists and two...
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February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Kempton leads Lehigh to 87-72 win over Lafayette

EASTON, Pa. (AP) Tim Kempton made 9 of 10 field-goal attempts and finished with 22 points, 13 rebounds and a career-high three blocked shots to help Lehigh beat Lafayette 87-72 Monday night. Jesse Chuku scored 18, on 7-of-10 shooting, Kahron Ross had 16 points with eight assists and Austin Price added 15 points, a career-best seven assists and five steals for Lehigh. Kyle Leufroy...
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February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Lehigh has no trouble in 72-79 win over American U

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) Tim Kempton scored 17 points and had nine rebounds to help lead Lehigh to a 72-49 blowout win over American University on Saturday night. Kyle Leufroy finished with 12 points and Austin Price had 11 for Lehigh (8-14, 5-5 Patriot League), which shot 52.6 percent from the field while holding the Eagles to just 31.5 percent. Andrija Matic had 14 points to lead...
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February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Ross makes key FTs, helps Lehigh beat Loyola (Md), 71-66

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) Kahron Ross scored had eight assists and scored 16 points-including key free throws late- to lead Leigh past Loyola (Md) 71-66 Wednesday night. The Mountain Hawks had a seven-point lead with 1:50 left. Eric Laster made a layup and Andre Walker hit a 3-pointer to pull Loyola to 66-64 with 48 seconds left. Ross made a pair of free throws and Jarred Jones answered...
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February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston U edges Lehigh at buzzer 75-73

BOSTON (AP) Cheddi Mosely scored 18 points and John Papale sank the winning bucket at the buzzer to lift Boston University to a 75-73 win over Lehigh on Sunday. Trailing by three with 11 seconds left, BU (12-11, 5-5 Patriot League) tied it at 73 with a 3-point play from Eric Fanning, then got a turnover with two seconds to go, setting up Papale's floater to win it. Fanning finished...
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January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Price scores career-high 28; Lehigh beats Colgate 79-70

BETHLEHEM, Penn. (AP) Austin Price hit four 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 28 points to help Lehigh beat Colgate 79-70 Wednesday night. Price made 10 of 15 field goals, grabbed eight rebounds and had three steals. Jesse Chuku added 13 points, including three 3-pointers, and Tim Kempton scored 11 for Lehigh (6-13, 4-4 Patriot League), which hit 10 3-pointers. Chuku...
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January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Lacey with career-high 18 points, Navy edges Lehigh 69-64

BETHLEHEM, Penn. (AP) Tom Lacey scored a career-high 18 points and grabbed six rebounds as Navy notched its sixth-straight win, edging Lehigh 69-64 on Wednesday night. Lacey finished with 7-of-9 shooting from the field and hit all four of his free throws for the Midshipmen (15-5, 6-1 Patriot League). Will Kelly added 16 points with five rebounds and Shawn Anderson had 12 points...
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January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Lehigh defeats Holy Cross 87-66 on 56-percent shooting

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) Austin Price knocked down six 3-pointers as he and Tim Kempton combined for 42 points to help Lehigh defeat Holy Cross 87-66 on Saturday. Jesse Chuku scored twice inside the first two minutes and Price hit a pair of 3s as Lehigh (5-12, 3-3 Patriot League) jumped to a 10-2 lead and never trailed. The Mountain Hawks had a hot game, shooting 62 percent in the...
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January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Bucknell goes to 5-0 in Patriot with 82-76 win over Lehigh

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) Chris Hass scored 21 points and added three steals as Bucknell snapped a two-game losing streak at Sabler Arena by posting an 82-76 win at Lehigh on Monday night. The Bison (8-8, 5-0) struggled through a seven-game losing streak going into Patriot League play and now are riding a five-game win streak. Bucknell is 5-0 to start conference for the first time since...
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January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Lehigh downs American 65-50

WASHINGTON (AP) Austin Price scored 16 points with seven rebounds and Lehigh downed American 65-50 on Saturday. Kyle Leufroy scored 14 points and Kahron Ross added 13 points with five assists and three steals for the Mountain Hawks (4-11, 2-2 Patriot). Lehigh shot nearly 47 percent and outrebounded American 36-28. American (2-13, 0-4 Patriot) was led by Paris Maragkos with 14...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Loyola (Md) beats Lehigh on final possession, 51-50

BALTIMORE (AP) Andre Walker scored 18 points, including the game-winning layup with four seconds left, and Loyola (Md) beat Lehigh 51-50 on Wednesday night. With Lehigh leading 50-49, the Mountain Hawks Tim Kempton pulled down a defensive rebound and was fouled by Franz Rassman with 22 seconds left. But Kempton missed the front end of his 1-and-1 setting up Walker's game-winning...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Lehigh picks up Patriot win, beats BU 81-73

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) Tim Kempton scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Lehigh beat Boston University 81-73 on Saturday. Kempton, who had 28 points in a loss to Army on Wednesday after missing three games due to injury, turned in his third double-double this season and 23rd of his career. Kyle Leufroy added four 3-pointers and 20 points for the Mountain Hawks (3-10, 1-1...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Price makes late 3; Lehigh edges Mount St. Mary's 76-73

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) Austin Price scored 19 points and made a key 3-pointer to lead Lehigh to a 76-73 victory over Mount St. Mary's on Saturday night. Charles Glover scored seven points during a 9-2 spurt to give Mount St. Mary's a 73-68 lead with 3:22 to play. John Ross Glover made a 3-pointer, and Price added another 3 from the top of the arc and Lehigh led 74-73 with 47 seconds...
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December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

7 Lehigh football players break into wrong house, assault resident and pee in the fridge

Seven members of the Lehigh University football team have been charged with a range of offenses including trespassing and assault, after police say the players broke into an off-campus house and beat down the resident in retaliation for a previous attack on one player’s fraternity president. Needless to say none of that is called for, but throw in the fact that the players broke...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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