Firstie Captains Shine in Thrilling Win at Lehigh
With a combined 54 points from firsties Tommy Funk and Matt Wilson, the Army West Point Men's Basketball team was able to edge Lehigh, 80-79, in a road Patriot League tilt on Saturday night.
The win for the Black Knights (11-10, 6-4 Patriot League) was no ordinary victory though as it represented Army's sixth straight, the longest in league play in program history.
Funk came to play against the Mountain Hawks (5-17, 2-8 Patriot League). The Warrington, Pa., native went 10-of-14 from the field for a career-high 33 points to go along with seven assists and five rebounds. His shooting performance included a career-best seven makes from long range on nine attempts.
Wilson also had himself a game, finishing with 21 points on 10-of-18 shooting to pair with nine boards. Read more.