Lafayette vs Fairleigh Dickinson

Fairleigh Dickinson 82, Lafayette 80

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HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) - Sidney Sanders Jr. scored on a last-second tip shot as Fairleigh Dickinson held off a late surge by Lafayette to win 82-80 Friday night.

The Knights (4-4), hosting their home opener after traveling 5,500 miles for seven road games, led by 14 in the first half and 44-35 at intermission. Fairleigh Dickinson still held a 77-68 advantage with 3:59 left when the Leopards launched a 12-3 run, tying it at 80 on Dan Trist's layup with 20 seconds left.

Lafayette, however, did not take another shot. After Alan Flannigan blocked Lonnie Robinson's jumper, the Knights got the offensive rebound. Mustafaa Jones missed a 3-pointer with 2 seconds left, then Sanders rebounded and scored.

Seth Hinrichs had a career-high 27 points and Trist 17 for the Leopards (3-8).

Jones led Fairleigh Dickinson with 18 points. Robinson had 17, Melquan Bolding 15 and Kim Rochford 10 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks.

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Lafayette (3-8)354580
Fairleigh Dickinson (4-4) «443882

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Lafayette Leopards
D. Trist, F226-125-740217
J. Ptasinski, G372-110-02036
T. Johnson, G354-90-05718
S. Hinrichs, G319-174-663127
B. Scott, G213-72-21129
A. Flannigan184-41-13149
Z. Rufer150-22-22222
L. Giese140-02-24042
N. Musters50-00-01000
L. Smith20-10-00000
Totals 28-6316-2033141980
 44.4%80% 
Fairleigh Dickinson Knights
K. Rochford, F283-94-4102310
M. Bolding, G385-93-553215
M. Jones, G346-90-012118
L. Robinson, G315-85-614317
S. Sanders Jr., G192-43-43318
S. Harris272-40-22324
M. Seilund142-62-26146
X. Harris92-30-02134
Totals 27-5217-2331191982
 51.9%73.9% 
Patriot League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Bucknell7-113-8113
Boston U.6-210-9202
Army West Point5-312-7199
Colgate5-310-9231
Navy4-413-8235
Lehigh3-58-11249
Lafayette3-55-14329
Loyola-Md.3-55-14335
Holy Cross3-66-14321
American2-75-15304

Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wagner6-213-6142
Robert Morris6-212-9146
St. Fran.-Pa.5-311-8147
St. Fran.-NY5-38-12285
CCSU4-411-10240
Mt St Marys4-410-11259
LIU-Brooklyn4-49-12280
F. Dickinson3-56-13284
Sacred Heart2-67-14332
Bryant1-72-19328