Kempton, Price pace Lehigh past Robert Morris 64-58
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) Tim Kempton scored 15 points with 10 rebounds, blocked three shots and sank a late free throw that gave Lehigh the final lead in a tight win over Robert Morris 64-58 on Saturday.
Kahron Ross and Kyle Leufroy each scored 11 points and Austin Price 10 for the Mountain Hawks (3-4). Price had seven of Lehigh's 14 assists.
Isaiah Still led Robert Morris (2-7) with 17 points and Kavon Stewart added 13.
In a game that saw nine lead changes and nine ties, Kempton converted a three-point play to forge a 50-50 tie, and his free throw with 4:11 remaining put Lehigh ahead for good, 51-50. He punctuated the final surge with a dunk for a 55-50 lead.
A Stewart drive with 12 seconds remaining pulled Robert Morris to 60-58. But Price sank two free throws, stole the ball and fed to Ross for a bucket in the final seven seconds.