Scores

Final

Mount St Mary's 56

(2-9, 1-0 NEC)

Lafayette 58

(6-7, 3-3 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 22, 2006

    Kirby Sports Center, Easton, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    MSM 29 2756
    LAF 38 2058

    Top Performers

    Mt. St. Mary's: K. Beidler 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Lafayette: B. Abdullah 22 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Lafayette 58, Mount St. Mary's 56

    EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- Bilal Abdullah scored a career-high 22 points and Lafayette held off Mount St. Mary's for a 58-56 victory Friday night.

    Jesper Andersson added 11 points for Lafayette (6-7), which took control with an opening 14-2 run and won for the fifth time in six games.

    Kelly Beidler scored 16 points and Chris Vann 11 for Mount St. Mary's (2-9).

    Lafayette led 38-29 at halftime before Mount started its comeback. Beidler hit two free throws that pulled the Mountaineers within 58-56 with one minute left.

    The Mountaineers squandered three possessions in the last 25 seconds and failed to convert their final chance to tie, with 0.9 seconds left.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MSM
    LAF
    Points 56 58
    FG Made-Attempted 21-55 (.382) 19-46 (.413)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-20 (.100) 8-25 (.320)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-15 (.800) 12-18 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 13

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