PRINCETON, N.J. -- Will Barrett scored 22, including 7 in overtime, as Princeton outlasted Lafayette 81-80 Wednesday night.
Princeton held a 68-63 lead with 1:42 left to play, but Lafayette scored the last five points of regulation to send it to overtime tied at 68.Princeton never trailed in overtime as Will Barrett made two free-throws to take the lead 81-78 with 8 seconds left. Lafayette made consecutive free-throws to cut the lead to 81-80. With 1 second left, Nick Linder stole the in-bound pass, but was unable to get off a shot in time.Ben Hazel and Spencer Weisz had 14 points each for the Tigers (2-1).Seth Hinrichs led all scorers with 27 for Lafayette (0-3) and Dan Trist added 19 points, nine rebounds.Lafayette shot 58 percent for the game including 6-of-11 from 3. Princeton shot 45 percent, but had twice as many 3-pointers, going 12-of 26 from 3.