Fordham 76, Lehigh 64
NEW YORK (AP) _ Sophomore Rob Baxter scored a career-high 24 points and Ryan Hunter had 17 points and a career-best 10 rebounds, leading Fordham to a 76-64 victory over Lehigh in a Patriot League game Saturday.
Baxter had 17 points in the second half for the Rams (7-12, 4-5), who led 34-28 at halftime.
Jason Fichter and Ken Widmer each scored 13 points for the Engineers (9-11, 4-5).
Fordham took command with a 19-7 run in the first seven minutes of the second half for a 53-35 lead. During that burst, Baxter had 10 points, including two 3-point field goals, and Hunter scored 7.
Lehigh rallied with a 15-2 spurt, cutting the deficit to 55-50 with 7:39 remaining, but couldn’t get any closer.