Lehigh Returns to Stabler Arena for a Battle with Boston U. on CBS Sports Network

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BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania – With the Mountain Hawks looking to extend their winning streak to eight games, Lehigh’s men’s basketball team will return to their home Stabler Arena to face Boston College in a Patriot League matchup. Tip-off is set for 12:00 p.m., and the game will air on the CBS Sports Network.

Lehi (12-8, 7-2) won a series sweep of the Holy Cross Wednesday night in Worcester, Massachusetts, entering the game with seven straight wins after beating the Crusaders 74-68. Did.Senior Evan Taylor He led a trio of Mountain Hawks that reached double figures, scoring 17 points in 12 in the first half and had a team-high 6 rebounds and 1 assist. It was Taylor’s 13th straight game with at least his 10 points, which he has achieved in 18 of his 20 games this season. Sophomore Keith Higgins Jr. They finished the night with 16 points, including several clutch three-pointers in the final stretch of the second half. He also contributed three boards, two steals and an assist to reach double figures in four straight games. Sophomore Tyler Whitney-Sydney He threw 14 points, shot 46.2 percent from the field (13-for-6), and had three rebounds.

Taylor, Higgins Jr., Tyler Whitney-Sydney The Mountain Hawks average over 13 points. While Taylor contributed 14.8 points with 6.4 rebounds per contest, Higgins Jr. averaged 14.4 points per game and 1.9 assists per outing. Whitney Sydney rounds out double-digit scorers with 13.4 points per out and his team-leading 30 steals per game and he has 2.1 assists and 4.7 rebounds.

Boston College (10-12, 3-6 PL) enters Sunday’s game after a home loss to Colgate (64-51) inside the Case Gym on Monday night. Graduate student Walter White led BU with his 11 points, and he moved up to ninth on the program record books with 1,533 points. His classmate Fletcher Teinen was another Terrier who had double figures with 10 points and 6 rebounds. BU and Lehi only have one non-league opponent in common, he. It’s a Marist with both teams coming out victorious. Other big opponents the Terriers have faced include UConn (L 86-57) and Notre Dame (L 81-75).

The two Terriers, led by Walter White, are averaging double digits, scoring on a 14.0-point clip and grabbing 5.7 rebounds. White also leads the team in 13 blocked shots. Jonas Harper is averaging 10 points per offense and leads the team in 3-pointers made (36) and steals (28). Just outside the double digits is Ethan Britten, who has Watts, who has 9.5 points per game and 46 assists that put him leading BU.

BU leads the series 12-8 and has beaten the Mountain Hawks in six of the last 10 games between the two teams. The Terriers have claimed their last three meetings, and Lehi’s last win over BU came inside the Stabler Arena in February 2020 when the Mountainhawks won 57-55 in overtime. .

The Mountain Hawks will return to Stabler Arena on Wednesday, February 1 to host Army West Point to conclude the regular season series. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m., and the game will air on his ESPN+ and Fox Sports Radio 94.7 FM and 1230 AM.


date: January 29, 2023
partner: Boston University Terrier
Tips: 12:05 pm
Arena (capacity): Stabler Arena (5,600)
position: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Lehi Record: 12-8, 7-2 Patriot League
Boston University Records: 10-12, 3-6 Patriot League
series: BU Lead, 44-29
tickets: LehighTickets.com
TV/Video: CBS Sports Network
wireless: Fox Sports Radio 94.7 FM and 1230 AM

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