Scores

Final 2OT

Lehigh 71

(12-16, 7-5 Patriot)

Lafayette 75

(9-18, 3-9 Patriot)

12:00 PM ET, February 18, 2007

Kirby Sports Center, Easton, Pennsylvania

1 2 OT 2OT T
LEH 24 28 10 971
LAF 23 29 10 1375

Top Performers

Lehigh: M. Hall 22 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

Lafayette: M. Betley 13 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Lehigh 75, Lafayette 71 2OT

Associated Press

EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- Andrew Brown and Bilal Abdullah each scored 14 points to lead Lafayette to a 75-71 double-overtime victory over Lehigh on Sunday.

Matt Betley contributed 13 points and 11 rebounds for Lafayette (9-18, 3-9 Patriot League). Marquis Hall scored 22 points for Lehigh (11-16, 7-5) while Jose Olivero had 15 points and Kyle Neptune contributed 11.

Lafayette amassed a 69-63 lead in the second overtime on baskets from Andre Hines and Paul Cummins and free throws from Jamaal Hilliard and Betley. Three Lehigh starters -- Olivero, Phil Anderson and Neptune -- fouled out in the period.

In the first extra session, Bryan White hit a layup to put Lehigh up by three points with 1:38 remaining, but Betley tied the score to send the game into another overtime, 62-62.

Lafayette trailed 11-0 in the first five minutes but used a 15-7 run to cut Lehigh's edge to 18-15 with 5:28 remaining before halftime. Lehigh led 24-23 at the break.

The Leopards held Lehigh scoreless for five minutes in the second half and tied the score at 48 and 50. Everest Schmitt sank two free throws to give Lafayette a two-point lead, but Olivero hit a jumper with 13 seconds left to send the game into overtime.

Lafayette was 30-for-37 from the free-throw line, including 15-for-19 in overtime. Brown made all eight of his attempts and Abdullah was 6-for-6.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LEH
LAF
Points 71 75
FG Made-Attempted 24-69 (.348) 19-58 (.328)
3P Made-Attempted 6-23 (.261) 7-23 (.304)
FT Made-Attempted 17-22 (.773) 30-37 (.811)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 29 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 4

2006-07 Season

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