Scores

Final

Lafayette 71

(7-10, 1-1 Patriot)

Colgate 65

(6-9, 1-1 Patriot)

    7:00 PM ET, January 10, 2007

    Cotterell Court, Hamilton, New York

    1 2 T
    LAF 38 3371
    COLG 23 4265

    Top Performers

    Lafayette: T. Detmer 11 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Colgate: J. Simon 24 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Stl

    Lafayette 71, Colgate 65

    HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Bilal Abdullah scored 16 points to lead Lafayette in a 71-65 win over Colgate Wednesday night.

    Lafayette (7-10, PL 1-1) snapped a three-game losing streak, while Colgate fell to 6-9 overall and 1-1 in the league.

    Everest Schmidt scored 12 points, and Ted Detmer added 11 points for Lafayette.

    Jon Simon led Colgate with 24 points, followed by Kendall Chones with 13.

    Lafayette shot 64 percent from the field, including a blistering 72 percent in the first half, while Colgate managed only 39 percent.

    The Leopards scored the first 13 points of the game and never looked back, leading 38-23 at halftime. Lafayette led by as many as 17 points in the second, before Colgate came to trail by two points, 65-63, with 39 seconds left.

    Andrew Brown answered for Lafayette with a pair of free throws in the last 24 seconds.

    Colgate's Willie Morse came back with a lay up to bring the Raiders back to within two points.

    But Abdullah scored a pair of free throws in the final 15 seconds and sealed the victory with a lay up at the buzzer.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LAF
    COLG
    Points 71 65
    FG Made-Attempted 23-36 (.639) 21-54 (.389)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-15 (.533) 5-22 (.227)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-24 (.708) 18-27 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 20 0

    2006-07 Season

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