ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Evan Taylor’s 26 points helped Lehigh defeat Navy 78-73 on Sunday.
Taylor also contributed eight rebounds for the Mountain Hawks (7-8, 2-2 Patriot League). Keith Higgins Jr. shot 4 for 10 (3 for 7 from 3-point range) and 5 of 7 from the free throw line to add 16 points. JT Tan shot 4 of 6 from the field to finish with 10 points.
Daniel Deaver led the Midshipmen (8-8, 1-3) in scoring, finishing with 23 points and seven rebounds. Navy also got 22 points, seven rebounds and two blocks from Sean Yoder. In addition, Tyler Nelson had seven points, seven rebounds, four assists and two blocks.
These two teams both play Wednesday. Lehigh hosts Holy Cross while Navy hosts Lafayette.
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