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Petrie scores last 7 points; Lafayette beats American 70-68

EASTON, Pa. (AP) Alex Petrie scored the last seven points of the game that included a layup with 3.3 seconds left to lift Lafayette to a 70-68 victory over American on Wednesday night.

Sa'eed Nelson's half-court shot for American hit the back of the rim at the buzzer.

Paulius Zalys scored 19 points to lead the Leopards (10-16, 7-8 Patriot League), who have won five straight for the first time since the 2012-13 season. Petrie finished with 14 points. Justin Jaworski added 13 points and Lukas Jarrett had 11 points.

Nelson had 22 to points and seven rebounds for the Eagles (13-13, 7-8). Stacy Beckton Jr. added 13 points and seven rebounds. Sam Iorio had 12 points.

The Leopards improve to 2-0 against the Eagles on the season. Lafayette defeated American 84-79 on Jan. 19. Lafayette takes on Bucknell on the road on Sunday. American plays Army on the road on Sunday.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo American 14-13 353368
home team logo Lafayette 10-17 294170
Team Stats
away team logo American 14-13 72.0 PPG 36.7 RPG 13.4 APG
home team logo Lafayette 10-17 73.6 PPG 36.1 RPG 14.0 APG
Key Players
0
S. Nelson 19.8 PPG 5.6 RPG 5.2 APG 50.8 FG%
11
J. Jaworski 14.6 PPG 2.9 RPG 2.7 APG 50.5 FG%
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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