BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) Nic Lynch had a career-high 30 points as Lehigh topped American 78-61 on Wednesday night.

Keith Higgins Jr had 13 points for Lehigh (11-18, 9-8 Patriot League). Jeameril Wilson also had 13 points. Tyler Whitney-Sidney had 12 points.

Lehigh totaled 46 first-half points, a season high for the team.

Stacy Beckton Jr. had 17 points and six rebounds for the Eagles (8-21, 4-13). Colin Smalls added 16 points.

The Mountain Hawks improve to 2-0 against the Eagles for the season. Lehigh defeated American 63-61 on Jan. 1.


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