BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Gabe Knutson had 21 points and seven rebounds to lead third-seeded Lehigh to a 71-64 victory over Colgate in the quarterfinals of the Patriot League tournament on Wednesday night.
B.J. Bailey had 16 points, Holden Greiner scored 15 points with eight rebounds and Mackey McKnight contributed nine assists for the Mountain Hawks (21-8), who have won three in a row after a three-game losing streak that started when Colgate won 64-60 on Feb. 16.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Philadelphia Health Department's Cheryl Bettigole To Give COVID-19 Update
Lehigh, which beat Colgate 60-45 on Jan. 19, will face Lafayette, a 77-54 winner over Holy Cross.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Eagles' Nick Sirianni To Speak With Media
Murphy Burnatowski scored 23 points and Chad Johnson had 12 for the Raiders (11-21), who have lost three in a row and seven of nine.
Colgate led 44-35 3:02 into the second half, but Lehigh tied it at 50-all with 11:46 to go, and went ahead at 54-52 on Bailey’s 3-pointer with 9:39 left.MORE NEWS: 16-Year-Old Shot And Killed While Coming Home From Work With Twin Sister, Philadelphia Police Say
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