EASTON, Pa. -- Jawan Carter scored 24 points and Delaware held on for a 67-64 win over Lafayette on Saturday.
After Jared Mintz made two free throws for Lafayette (1-5) to tie it at 59 with 1:30 left, the Blue Hens (2-2) went 8-for-10 from the free-throw line to win it.
Carter was 6 for 6 from the free-throw line in the final 1:30 and finished 12-for-12 in the game.
Delaware, which shot 79.9 percent (22 of 29) from the free-throw line, led 39-30 at halftime after shooting 47.8 percent form the field in the first half (11 of 23).
D.J. Boney's 3 put the Blue Hens up 55-44 with 7:54 left to play, but the Leopards responded with a 15-4 run. Mintz, who had seven points during the burst which lasted 1:30, capped it with two free throws to tie it at 59.