McCollum has double-double, Lehigh tops Army 83-64
Sunday, January 29, 2012
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) -- C.J. McCollum scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Lehigh over Army 83-64 on Sunday.
McCollum now has 1,800 career points, moving past former Colgate standout Adonal Foyle for sixth in Patriot Legue history.
The Mountain Hawks (11-11, 4-3) trailed 5-4 early and went on a 15-5 run to pull ahead for good, 19-10, on McCollum's free throw with 13:38 left in the first half.
After Ella Ellis hit a layup for Army to make it a seven-point game, Lehigh scored 16 straight. Holden Greiner scored seven of his 14 points during the streak.
The Mountain Hawks outrebounded Army 47-36 and scored 15 second-chance points. Lehigh won its third in a row and fifth of its last six.
The Black Knights shot 39 percent (23 of 59), going 8 of 30 in the first half.
Ellis led Army with 24 points and Milton Washington added 10.