Lehigh rallies late to defeat Loyola-Maryland 78-71
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Freshman Reed Fenton scored a career-high 19 points, James Karnik added 18 points and seven rebounds and Lehigh rallied late to beat Loyola-Maryland 78-71 on Sunday.
Brent Holcombe’s three-point play with 7:24 remaining in the game gave Loyola-Maryland a 64-55 lead. But Jordan Cohen hit a jumper, Fenton buried a 3-pointer and Cohen added a 3 in a quick 8-0 run that pulled the Mountain Hawks (10-5, 2-0 Patriot League) within 64-63 with 5:31 left.
An Andrew Kostecka jumper gave the Greyhounds (9-6, 1-1) a 69-66 lead, but Jeameril Wilson nailed a 3, Karnik scored a go-ahead layup and Lehigh closed the game on a 9-2 run to pull out the win.
Marques Wilson finished with 16 points off the Lehigh bench, while Cohen pitched in with 14 points and six assists.
Kostecka paced the Greyhounds with 15 points, but he made just 1 of 6 from 3-point range. Brent Holcombe had 12 points, while freshman Golden Dike finished with 10 points and 12 rebounds for his first-career double-double.
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