Scores

Final

Cent Conn St 54

(1-4, 1-2 away)

Lafayette 71

(3-2, 2-2 home)

    2:00 PM ET, November 25, 2007

    Kirby Sports Center, Easton, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    CCSU 27 2754
    LAF 35 3671

    Top Performers

    Central Connecticut St: J. Seymore 13 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Lafayette: B. Abdullah 16 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Blk

    Lafayette 71, Cent. Connecticut St. 54

    Associated Press

    EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- Andrew Brown scored 17 points and Bilal Abdullah had 16 to lead Lafayette to a 71-54 victory over Central Connecticut State on Sunday.

    Paul Cummings added 12 points for Lafayette (3-2). Joe Seymore scored 13 points, Shemik Thompson had 12 and Ken Horton added 10 for Central Connecticut (1-4).

    Lafayette led 37-27 at the half, but Central Connecticut opened the second half with a 10-3 run to cut the margin to 40-37 at 15:19 on a 3-pointer by Tristan Blackwood.

    But the Leopards then outscored the Blue Devils 18-6 and took a 61-45 lead with just under five minutes remaining. Free throws by Michael Gruner and Abdullah gave Lafayette its largest lead, 65-48, with 2:31 remaining.

    The Leopards led for the first 10 minutes of the game before Marcus Palmer's free throw gave the Blue Devils a 16-14 lead at 11:04. Central Connecticut took its last lead with 8:24 left in the half on Horton's layup.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CCSU
    LAF
    Points 54 71
    FG Made-Attempted 18-57 (.316) 24-49 (.490)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-19 (.316) 12-25 (.480)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-18 (.667) 11-13 (.846)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 17

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