Knutson’s tip-in lifts Lehigh over Lafayette 67-66
The Mountain Hawks (15-12, 6-6 Patriot League) scored just one more second-chance point than the Leopards, 10-9, but it was the one that counted.
Trailing 66-63 with 1:38 to play, Lehigh forced three turnovers and outscored Lafayette 4-0
Jim Mower turned it over with 18 seconds left for the Leopards. C.J. McCollum then missed a jumper for Lehigh, but Knutson grabbed his fourth offensive rebound, for the Mountain Hawks’ seventh straight home win over Lafayette.
McCollum finished with 16 points and Holden Greiner had 11 points and 13 rebounds for Lehigh, which had 12 of its 41 rebounds on the offensive glass. Knutson finished with 12 points off the bench.
Lafayette (10-17, 5-7) was led by Jared Mintz with 18 points and Mower with 12.