Scores

Final

Lafayette 76

(8-4, 4-2 away)

Robert Morris 88

(8-5, 0-1 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, December 30, 2007

    Charles L. Sewall Center, Moon Township, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    LAF 35 4176
    RMU 34 5488

    Top Performers

    Lafayette: A. Brown 21 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast

    Robert Morris: J. Chappell 23 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

    Robert Morris 88, Lafayette 76

    Associated Press

    CORAOPOLIS, Pa. (AP) -- Jeremy Chappell scored 23 points and Tony Lee had 16 to lead Robert Morris to an 88-76 victory over Lafayette on Sunday.

    A.J. Jackson scored 15 points and Jimmy Langhurst added 13 for Robert Morris (8-5).

    Andrew Brown scored 24 points for Lafayette (8-4) while Bilal Abdullah had 16.

    Lafayette held a 35-34 lead at halftime and held a 43-39 lead early in the second period, but 3-pointers by Mezie Nwigwe and Langhurst ignited a 14-2 run that gave Robert Morris a 53-45 lead with 12:37 to go.

    Robert Morris then held a double-digit lead most of the way. Lafayette narrowed the gap to 79-71 on a Brown layup with 3:48 remaining but got no closer.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LAF
    RMU
    Points 76 88
    FG Made-Attempted 24-57 (.421) 33-67 (.493)
    3P Made-Attempted 11-31 (.355) 9-21 (.429)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-25 (.680) 13-17 (.765)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 12

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