Lehigh Outduels Navy 72-65
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Mackey McKnight and Corey Schaefer scored 15 points apiece on Wednesday as Lehigh beat Navy for the ninth-straight time 72-65.
Navy’s last win in the series came on Feb. 10, 2010.
Jesse Chuku and Tim Kempton both added 11 points for Lehigh (14-14, 7-8 Patriot League).
Chuku’s 3-pointer capped a 9-2 run and gave Lehigh its first lead of the second half at 50-49 lead. His jumper at 1:59 regained the lead for the Mountain Hawks and
Schaefer’s two free throws with 30 seconds left capped the scoring.
Navy’s Brandon Venturini put the Midshipmen up by four points with 2:52 left, but would go scoreless the rest of the way.
Will Kelly paced Navy (9-17, 4-11) with 19 points, while Worth Smith and Zach Fong added 12 apiece.
In the first half, Navy went on a late 12-0 run for a 10-point lead.
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