Scores

Final

American U 72

(10-19, 5-9 Patriot)

Lafayette 80

(17-14, 10-4 Patriot)

12:00 PM ET, March 2, 2013

Kirby Sports Center, Easton, Pennsylvania

1 2 T
AMER 27 4572
LAF 33 4780

Top Performers

American University: D. Munoz 13 Pts, 1 Reb, 6 Ast

Lafayette: T. Johnson 22 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

Lafayette 80, American U. 72

Associated Press

EASTON, Pa. -- Tony Johnson scored 22 points and Lafayette shot 57.4 percent from the field in an 80-72 victory over American University on Saturday that wrapped up the No. 2 seed in the Patriot League tournament.

The Leopards (17-14, 10-4) will host Holy Cross in Wednesday's quarterfinals.

Johnson scored 16 points in the second half, when Lafayette picked up its shooting pace to 60 percent (12 of 20) after making 15 of 27 to lead 33-27 at halftime.

The Leopards led by 17 points, 57-40, with 12:16 remaining before the Eagles (10-19, 5-9) narrowed the gap. American University also shot well in the second half, making 17 of 28 (60.7 percent).

Dan Trist scored 15 points, and Seth Hinrichs and Bryce Scott added 14 each for Lafayette.

Daniel Munoz scored 13 points and Stephen Lumpkins and John Schoof had 12 each for the Eagles, who will open the tournament at Army.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
AMER
LAF
Points 72 80
FG Made-Attempted 27-52 (.519) 27-47 (.574)
3P Made-Attempted 9-18 (.500) 7-14 (.500)
FT Made-Attempted 9-12 (.750) 19-21 (.905)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 17

2012-13 Season

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