Scores

Final OT

Lafayette 69

(11-6, 2-0 Patriot)

Colgate 68

(9-7, 1-1 Patriot)

    7:00 PM ET, January 16, 2008

    Cotterell Court, Hamilton, New York

    1 2 OT T
    LAF 32 27 1069
    COLG 25 34 968

    Top Performers

    Lafayette: B. Abdullah 18 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Colgate: D. Waddy 16 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    Lafayette 69, Colgate 68

    Associated Press

    HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Bilal Abdullah scored 18 points including the game-winning basket with 3.5 seconds left in overtime to lift Lafayette to a 69-68 win over Colgate Wednesday night in a Patriot League game at Cotterell Court.

    Andrew Brown added 13 points for Lafayette (11-6, 2-0 PL).

    Colgate (9-7, 1-1) was led by Kyle Roemer and Daniel Waddy with 16 points apiece.

    Colgate took a 68-67 lead in overtime on two free throws by Peter Minchella with 22 seconds left. Lafayette came down the court, and Michael Gruner missed a layup, but Abdullah went high to tip in the rebound for the winning score.

    Colgate jumped out to an early 9-3 lead with 15:24 left in the first half before Lafayette rallied to tie the contest 16-16 with 11:39 remaining. The Raiders regained a 3-point lead, 19-16, on Peter Minchella's 3-point play.

    With Colgate leading 23-22, the Leopards went ahead on a basket by Jeff Kari and extended their lead to 32-25 at halftime.

    In the second half, Colgate fell behind by as many as 10 points, 57-47, with 6:08 remaining. The Raiders scored eight straight points to trail by two with 2:51 left.

    Lafayette continued to lead by two points, 59-57, with 38 seconds left before Colgate sent the game into overtime on Kendall Chones' layup with one second left.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LAF
    COLG
    Points 69 68
    FG Made-Attempted 24-61 (.393) 23-58 (.397)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-29 (.345) 8-17 (.471)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-21 (.524) 14-19 (.737)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 5

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