Roberts, Mann rally Army over Lehigh 80-78 in league opener

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Ethan Roberts had 23 points and Chris Mann buried a go-ahead 3-pointer with 22 seconds remaining to rally Army to an 80-78 victory over Lehigh in a Patriot League opener on Friday night.

Roberts shot 7 for 8 (5 for 5 from 3-point range) and 4 of 5 from the free-throw line for the Black Knights (7-7). Mann scored 17 points with six rebounds and three blocks. Coleton Benson added 12 points.

The Mountain Hawks (5-7) were led by Keith Higgins Jr. with 28 points and three steals. Dominic Parolin added 15 points and nine rebounds for Lehigh. Tyler Whitney-Sidney had 14 points, five assists and two steals. Parolin missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer to end the game.

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Both teams play again on Monday. Army visits Lafayette and Lehigh hosts Colgate.

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