Monmouth vs Lafayette

Lafayette 69, Monmouth (NJ) 54


EASTON, Pa. (AP) - Jim Mower scored 19 points and Lafayette used a strong 3-point shooting performance to defeat Monmouth (N.J.) 69-54 in a nonconference game Wednesday night.

Mower was 5 of 9 from 3-point range for the Leopards (5-7), including two in a span of 1:13 in the first half after the Hawks (2-11) had scored nine straight points to cut Lafayette's lead to 24-20.

Three-pointers by Levi Giese, Nick Petkovich and Seth Hinrichs in the opening 3:39 of the second half helped Lafayette increase its lead to 44-28, and it never led by fewer than 13 points after that.

The Leopards shot 45.2 percent (14 of 31) from 3-point range in the game to Monmouth's 25 percent (5 of 20).

Joey Ptasinski scored 11 points for Lafayette, including 3 of 5 on 3-pointers, and Hinrichs had 10 points.

Will Campbell scored 12 points and Jesse Steele 11 for the Hawks.

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Monmouth Hawks
M. Myers Keitt, F303-120-06226
E. Waite, F203-71-15257
D. Nesmith, G312-63-64028
J. Steele, G284-110-122411
W. Campbell, G264-114-541012
M. Ware240-33-45033
A. Tillotson222-62-24007
M. Harris110-10-01010
P. Wait60-10-01100
M. DiLeo20-10-00000
Totals 18-5913-193781754
Lafayette Leopards
R. Willen, F193-51-25138
J. Pelham, C120-22-26002
J. Mower, G327-110-133119
R. Delaney, G271-52-431144
S. Hinrichs, G193-52-240310
J. Ptasinski253-62-224111
N. Petkovich213-60-09028
L. Smith141-50-12012
D. Trist140-12-40032
L. Giese131-20-03013
J. Detmer20-10-00000
A. Flannigan20-10-01000
Totals 22-5011-1840191969
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