December 30, 2015

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) Tanner Plomb scored 22 points, Kyle Wilson added 17 with five 3-pointers, and Army held off a late run by Lehigh to win 88-82 in Wednesday night's Patriot League season opener.

Plomb has scored in double figures in every game this season and 23 straight games overall.

Kevin Ferguson scored 15 points, Adam Roe added a career-high 11, and Larry Toomey grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds for the Black Knights (10-3, 1-0), who made 12 of 26 3-pointers (46 percent).

Army led 45-34 at halftime, but Lehigh closed within 47-41 on a 3-pointer by Austin Price.

Plomb hit his second 3-pointer for a nine-point Army lead with 1:34 left, but Price hit back-to-back 3s with 3 seconds to go to pull Lehigh within five before time ran out.

Tim Kempton scored a career-high 28 points, Price had 22, Jesse Chuku added 17 with five 3s, and Kahron Ross grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds for the Mountain Hawks (2-10, 0-1).

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