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.