BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP)Braeden Smith’s 24 points helped Colgate defeat Lehigh 76-60 on Monday.
Smith was 8 of 13 shooting, including 1 for 4 from distance, and went 7 for 7 from the line for the Raiders (8-7, 2-0 Patriot League). Oliver Lynch-Daniels scored 14 points while shooting 6 for 9, including 2 for 4 from beyond the arc. Tucker Richardson shot 5 for 11, including 1 for 3 from beyond the arc to finish with 11 points.
The Mountain Hawks (5-8, 0-2) were led in scoring by Evan Taylor, who finished with 19 points and six rebounds. Tyler Whitney-Sidney added 13 points for Lehigh. Keith Higgins Jr. also had 12 points.
Both teams next play Thursday. Colgate hosts Navy while Lehigh visits Bucknell.
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