BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Jordan Cohen had a career-high 32 points as Lehigh ran past Boston University for a 94-78 victory Saturday afternoon.
Cohen was 4 of 4 from beyond the arc and made all eight field goal attempts to total 20 points in the first half to help Lehigh to a 57-32 halftime advantage. Cohen finished 12-of-14 shooting from the floor.
James Karnik also posted a career-best 21 points while grabbing eight rebounds for Lehigh. Lance Tejada and Kyle Leufroy had 12 points apiece with Tejada dishing out seven assists. Pat Andree added 10 points and eight rebounds.
The Mountain Hawks (13-6, 6-2 Patriot League) dominated the first half, shooting 79 percent (23-29) and draining 7 of 11 from distance. They finished shooting 67 percent (35-52) from the field while nailing 8 of 18 from distance. The Terriers were 27-of-62 shooting (44 percent).
Lehigh led throughout but the Terriers threatened when they had a 30-12 run to pull to 80-71 with 5:13 remaining. The Mountain Hawks closed on a 14-7 run to seal the victory.
Alex Vilarino had 20 points while Tyler Scanlon added 16 and Javante McCoy had 15 for Boston University (9-12, 2-6).