In the first half of the Patriot League championship game, Lehigh is leading the Bison 40-30 with an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament on the line.
The Mountain Hawks (25-7, 11-3) have led the entire thus far, spurned on with a 8-3 run to start the game.
Lehigh is getting a great effort from junior forward Gabe Knutson, who has 13 points and four rebounds. He's one of two players in double digits so far for the Mountain Hawks.
The other is C.J. McCollum who started to come on towards the end of the half. McCollum is ranked sixth in the nation for scoring average and is showing why. He's poured in 12 points at the break
Bucknell (24-8, 12-2) needs someone to step up. The Bison are shooting 41.7% from the field and only Mike Muscala has stood out above the rest with 11 points and five boards.
Bucknell hasn't scored on anything but free throws for the last 6:04.
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