EASTON, Pa. -- Seth Hinrichs scored 24 points, hitting five of Lafayette's 10 3-pointers, as the Leopards shut down Colgate 69-40 Wednesday night for their third straight win.
Leading 20-17 at the 7:36 mark, Lafayette (11-12, 4-2 Patriot League) held the Raiders scoreless the rest of the half en route to a 35-17 lead. Joey Ptasinski scored 10 of his 12 points in the first half for the Leopards.
Colgate (8-14, 2-4) posted its lowest point total since a 62-37 loss to TCU on Dec. 30, 2008, and saw its two-game winning streak end.
Dan Trist added 12 points for Lafayette, which shot 50 percent (25 of 50) and hit 10 of 22 from deep, with Hinrichs going 5 for 7. Tony Johnson dished out eight assists and Levi Giese had four blocked shots
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