Preseason NIT - Pennsylvania vs Lehigh Wrap - Lehigh Wins 73-66

Preseason NIT - Pennsylvania vs Lehigh Wrap - Lehigh Wins 73-66

Lehigh got 21 points from C.J. McCollum en route to a 73-66 victory over Pennsylvania on Tuesday at Stabler Arena.

Lehigh won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 14-point spread.

Lehigh got 18 points from Gabe Knutson and another 15 points from Mackey McKnight. Mackey McKnight contributed 4 assists, while Gabe Knutson cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Pennsylvania got 17 points from Fran Dougherty in a losing cause and another 9 points from Tony Hicks. Tony Hicks contributed 4 assists for them, while Fran Dougherty had 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Lehigh were victorious, as the score was 32-31 at the break.

Pennsylvania had a 39-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.