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Preseason NIT - Fairfield Falls 82-67 Against Lehigh - Game Recap

Lehigh got a 35-point performance from C.J. McCollum as Lehigh handed Fairfield an 82-67 defeat on Monday at Stabler Arena.

Lehigh was a 7-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Gabe Knutson had 17 points for Lehigh and Mackey McKnight chipped in with 8 points. Mackey McKnight had 7 assists for them, while Holden Greiner was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Fairfield got 17 points from Keith Matthews in a losing cause and another 9 points from Derek Needham. Desmond Wade contributed 11 assists for them, while Keith Matthews had 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Lehigh were victorious, as the score was 40-30 at the break.

Lehigh won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-32.