Affini, Lehigh face No. 1 Army 5 p.m. today in Patriot League semis

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Wilmington High School graduate Amina Affini and her Lehigh teammates will face top-seeded Army West Point 5 p.m. today in the semifinal round of the Patriot League women’s basketball tournament.

Affini, a 2012 WHS grad, is a senior at Lehigh University, located in Bethlehem, Pa.

The No. 4 seeded Mountain Hawks with a win over Army would advance to the Patriot League championship game, set for 6 p.m. Saturday at West Point, N.Y.

The semifinal game will air on the Patriot League Network ( with the championship game to be televised by the CBS Sports Network.

The other semifinal game pits No. 2 seed Bucknell against No. 3 seed Loyola of Maryland.

Affini is averaging 6 points and 3 rebounds for the 18-12 Mountain Hawks. She has started all 30 games and is shooting 37 percent from beyond the three-point line and 84 percent at the free throw line. She has 39 assists and 42 steals this season.

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