Lehigh edges St Francis (Pa) in 61-59 win

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BETHLEHEM, Penn. (AP) Justin Goldsborough scored 15 points and Tim Kempton sank the go-ahead free throw to lift Lehigh to a 61-59 win over St Francis (Pa) on Wednesday night.

Kempton, who finished with 10 points, hit a free throw to make it 56-55 and put Lehigh (3-4) back on top for good with 4:19 to go, and later sank the final bucket of the game - another free throw, this time with just 21 seconds left, to pad the lead and secure the win.

Austin Price contributed 13 points for Lehigh, which has won nine straight over St. Francis (3-4).

The Red Flash rallied in the second half, twice pulling the score to a tie. But Lehigh got a huge overall advantage at the free throw line, hitting 21 of 29 compared to just 3 of 11 for the Red Flash.

Earl Brown led St. Francis with 22 points.