St. Francis (Pa.) vs Lafayette

Lafayette 61, St. Francis (Pa.) 58

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EASTON, Pa. (AP) - 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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Scoreboard
St. Francis (Pa.) (0-7)312758
Lafayette (3-7) «223961

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St. Francis (Pa.) Red Flash
R. Drinnon, F334-50-08048
K. Ritter, F332-20-01134
S. Mosley, F204-60-03048
U. Shannon, G396-164-443219
O. Jackson, G132-61-21007
S. Whyatt275-80-070412
G. Brown210-30-02120
A. Ervin70-30-00030
B. Millaud-Meunier70-10-00000
Totals 23-505-62752258
 46%83.3% 
Lafayette Leopards
D. Trist, F336-154-451116
L. Giese, F222-50-02046
J. Ptasinski, G332-54-53109
T. Johnson, G323-65-643112
S. Hinrichs, G221-66-77038
B. Scott222-50-04206
A. Flannigan141-32-24024
Z. Rufer140-20-02020
L. Smith80-00-00000
Totals 17-4721-243271361
 36.2%87.5% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Mt St Marys14-420-16150
LIU-Brooklyn13-520-12224
Wagner11-716-14245
St. Fran.-Pa.11-717-17257
Robert Morris9-914-19240
Bryant9-912-20286
F. Dickinson9-911-19273
Sacred Heart8-1013-19304
CCSU4-146-23344
St. Fran.-NY2-164-27348

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Boston U.12-618-14187
Navy10-816-16206
Holy Cross9-915-17208
Loyola-Md.8-1016-17212
Colgate8-1010-22294
Army West Point6-1213-19267
Lafayette5-139-21321
American5-138-22310
 
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