Scores

Final

St Francis (PA) 58

(0-7, 0-6 away)

Lafayette 61

(3-7, 3-2 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 4, 2012

    Kirby Sports Center, Easton, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    SFU 31 2758
    LAF 22 3961

    Top Performers

    St. Francis (Pa): U. Shannon 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Lafayette: T. Johnson 12 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Lafayette 61, St. Francis (Pa.) 58

    Associated Press

    EASTON, Pa. -- Dan Trist scored 16 points, and Lafayette overcame a 15-point, second-half deficit to beat St. Francis (Pa.) 61-58 on Tuesday night.

    Tony Johnson had 12 points for Lafayette (3-7), which made 21 of 24 free throws, including four by Joey Ptasinski down the stretch.

    Umar Shannon had 19 points and Stephon Whyatt 12 for St. Francis (0-7), which shot six free-throws in the game.

    St. Francis led 41-26 on 3-pointers from Shannon and Whyatt and Ronnie Drinnon's layup 2:10 into the second half.

    The Leopards finally went in front 55-53 on Seth Hinrichs' three-point play with 2:18 left. Whyatt's 3-pointer took it back for St. Francis at 56-55, but Ptasinski's two free throws made it 57-56 for the Leopards at 1:35.

    Shannon missed a jumper, got the rebound and missed a 3-pointer, and Ptasinski grabbed the rebound and made two free-throws with 14 seconds left for a 59-56 advantage.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SFU
    LAF
    Points 58 61
    FG Made-Attempted 23-50 (.460) 17-47 (.362)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-17 (.412) 6-21 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-6 (.833) 21-24 (.875)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 15 3

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