Feb. 21, 2013 -
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - The Patriot League announced Thursday that the Army at Lehigh men's basketball contest has been selected to air on CBS Sports Network as part of the League's television package. The game is scheduled for Saturday, March 2 at Noon EST.
The Mountain Hawks stand in second place in the Patriot League at 8-3, while the Black Knights have a 6-5 record in the League to hold fourth place. Lehigh has already clinched at least one home game in the Patriot League Tournament.
Lehigh and Army had an exciting matchup in their first meeting at West Point on Feb. 3, with the Mountain Hawks holding on for an 85-76 victory. Lehigh leads the Patriot League with 73.4 points per game, while Army is right behind with 72.8 points per contest for the year. Army's Ella Ellis (17.1 ppg) and Kyle Wilson (13.0 ppg) each rank in the top eight in the Patriot League in scoring, while Gabe Knutson (13.5 ppg), Mackey McKnight (12.5 ppg) and Holden Greiner (12.3 ppg) are all in the top 15 for the Mountain Hawks.
The rest of the Patriot League contests on March 2, the final day of the regular season, include American at Lafayette, Bucknell at Navy and Colgate at Holy Cross. Each of those games will be available through Patriot League All-Access.
Eight Patriot League men's basketball games have already been shown on CBS Sports Network this season, including three on consecutive days from Saturday-Monday. Patriot League action resumes on CBS Sports Network on Sunday when Lehigh visits Lafayette at Noon EST. After the Army/Lehigh regular-season finale, coverage on CBS Sports Network continues in the Patriot League Tournament with both semifinals on March 9 (2 and 4:30 p.m. EST) and the Patriot League Championship on March 13 at 7:30 p.m. EST.
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