Scores

Final OT

UMBC 84

(3-1, 2-1 away)

Lafayette 87

(2-2, 1-2 home)

7:00 PM ET, November 20, 2007

Kirby Sports Center, Easton, Pennsylvania

1 2 OT T
UMBC 37 37 1084
LAF 26 48 1387

Top Performers

UMBC: R. Barbosa 26 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Lafayette: M. Betley 13 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast

Lafayette 87, UMBC 84

Associated Press

EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- Andrew Brown scored 15 points and Matt Betley added 13 points and 11 rebounds as Lafayette defeated UMBC 87-84 in overtime Tuesday night.

Everest Schmidt (14 points), Jeff Kari (11) and Michael Gruner (10) also in double figures for Lafayette (2-2).

UMBC (3-1) shot 50 percent (15-for-30) in the first half and built a 37-26 lead by the break.

Lafayette (2-2) found its scoring touch in the second half, hitting 17 of 29 shots, including 6 of 13 from 3-point range, and outscored UMBC 48-37. With 49 seconds remaining, Jared Mintz grabbed an offensive rebound and Brown hit a jumper to tie the game at 74-all and force overtime.

In the first minute of overtime, Gruner hit his second 3-pointer of the game to give Lafayette its first lead at 77-74. With 2:30 remaining, Mintz converted a pair of free throws to give the Leopards a 79-77 advantage. Lafayette converted eight more free throws the rest of the way to help seal the win.

Ray Barbosa hit four 3-pointers and scored 26 points for UMBC, while Cavell Johnson finished with 22 points and nine rebounds.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UMBC
LAF
Points 84 87
FG Made-Attempted 32-75 (.427) 25-59 (.424)
3P Made-Attempted 8-26 (.308) 10-25 (.400)
FT Made-Attempted 12-18 (.667) 27-36 (.750)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 13 6

2007-08 Season

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