Friday, February 23, 2024

Patriot League Men’s Basketball Monday Recap presented by PenFed Credit Union (2.12.24)

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Lehigh downs Bucknell for second straight overtime victory
 
LEHIGH MOUNTAIN HAWKS (9-15, 6-7 PL) 71, BUCKNELL BISON (10-16, 7-6 PL) 63 OT
Sojka Pavilion/Lewisburg, Pa.                           7 p.m. (CBSSN)
BOX SCORE
LEWISBURG, Pa.Freshman guard Joshua Ingram scored a career-high 22 points to help Lehigh to a 71-63 overtime victory over Bucknell in front of a national television audience on CBS Sports Network.
*Ingram connected on 9-for-9 from the charity stripe, including a pair in the final frame while grabbing eight rebounds in the Mountain Hawks’ second straight overtime victory.
*Senior forward Burke Chebuhar added 14 points, eight rebounds and two steals, while junior guard Tyler Whitney-Sidney added 13 points off the bench, including four in the overtime period for Lehigh.  
*The Mountain Hawks outscored the Bison 12-4 in the overtime, going 8-for-11 from the charity stripe.
*Bucknell junior guard Elvin Edmonds IV recorded his third double-double of the season, and his second in the last six days, with a career-high 20 points and 10 rebounds.
*Senior guard Jack Forrest added 16 points and six boards for the Bison.
*Junior Ian Motta chipped in eight points and nine boards, while sophomore forward Ruot Bijiek finished with six points, five rebounds and four blocked shots.
RECAPS: LEHIGH | BUCKNELL
 
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