January 09, 2016

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 points. Jesse Reed had 13 points while Delante Jones added 12 points, seven assists and five rebounds.

Lehigh scored the last five points of the first half, including a jumper and layup from Ross, to lead 35-26 at intermission.

American scored just two baskets in the first 9 1/2 minutes of the second half as Lehigh built a 15-point lead. American got it down to 11 with 3:41 left, but Lehigh made 11 of 14 from the line down the stretch to ice it.

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