Lehigh beats Navy 61-47

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) Brandon Alston had three 3-pointers with 14 points, Austin Price scored 11 and Lehigh pulled away early in the second half to beat Navy 61-47 on Wednesday night.

Justin Goldsborough's layup with 17:01 left broke a 34-all tie, giving the Mountain Hawks (9-9, 3-4 Patriot League) the lead for good and sparking a 10-0 run over the next 3:16.

The Midshipmen (7-12, 3-4) closed the gap to 46-40 on Will Kelly's layup at 7:32, but Lehigh stretched its lead with another run to 57-42 on Kahron Ross' free throw with 2:59 left.

Tim Kempton added 10 points and nine boards for Lehigh. Goldsborough also scored 10 and Ross had nine points and seven assists.

Tilman Dunbar led Navy with 13 points and Brandon Venturini added 10.

The Mids trailed only 29-28 at the break and opened the scoring in the second half for their last lead at 30-29.

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