Scores

Final

Lafayette 88

(2-1, 1-1 away)

St Francis (PA) 77

(1-2, 1-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 19, 2009

    DeGol Arena, Loretto, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    LAF 42 4688
    SFU 33 4477

    Top Performers

    Lafayette: J. Mintz 24 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Stl

    St. Francis U: D. Sweetney 30 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Lafayette 88, St. Francis, Pa. 77

    Associated Press

    LORETTO, Pa. -- Jared Mintz scored 24 points on nearly-perfect shooting to lead Lafayette to an 88-77 win over St. Francis (Pa.) on Thursday night.

    After Mintz missed the second of two foul shots with 18:52 left in the first half, he didn't miss again. Mintz finished 9-for-9 from the field and 6-for-7 from the free throw line.

    The Leopards (2-1) shot 66 percent as a team (31-for-47) while the Red Flash (1-2) shot 59.6 percent (28-for-47) in the first meeting between the teams.

    Devin Sweeney led St. Francis with 30 points on 10-for-14 shooting. Cedric Latimer added 23 on 9-for-11 shooting.

    St. Francis took a 10-3 lead, but Lafayette tied the score at 19 and used a 9-2 run to lead 28-21 with 7:31 left in the first half. The Leopards led 42-33 at the half, then extended the margin to 14 with 14:44 left.

    The Red Flash pulled within 70-65 with 5:27 left, but could get no closer.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LAF
    SFU
    Points 88 77
    FG Made-Attempted 31-47 (.660) 28-47 (.596)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-16 (.500) 8-15 (.533)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-21 (.857) 13-18 (.722)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 5

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