Game day

Lehigh at

Sacred Heart men

WHEN: Sunday, 2

WHERE: Pitt Center, Fairfield

RECORDS: Lehigh 3-2, Sacred Heart 2-2

SKINNY: This is the home opener for the Pioneers . ... Sacred Heart won its last game 64-62 over Stony Brook a week ago. The Pioneers were down 58-46 with just over five minutes to play but closed the game on an 18-4 run fueled by senior Shane Gibson, who made four straight shots and the final 11 SHU points. Gibson finished with 14 points, Louis Montes had a team-high 20 and Phil Gaetano dished out a career-high 10 assists. ... Chris Evans (knee) continues to be sidelined doe the Pioneers. ... Gibson averages 15.0 points, while Montes averages 14.2 points and a team-high 8.8 rebounds. ... Lehigh defeated Penn 73-66 Tuesday to finish 3-1 in the Preseason NIT. The Mountain Hawks also defeated Fairfield and Robert Morris, meaning that all three teams Lehigh beat in the NIT won 20 or more games last season. ... Senior C.J. McCollum (21 points vs. Penn) needs 23 points to break the Patriot League career scoring mark. The guard was fifth in the nation in scoring average last season and is averaging 26.8 ppg this season. Earlier this season McCollum scored 35 points against the Stags in their 82-67 victory.

UP NEXT: Thursday at Brown, 7