Lafayette 63, Delaware 60
Dan Trist netted 16 points as Lafayette overcame a sizeable
rebounding deficit to hand Delaware its fourth straight loss 63-60
Wednesday night in a nonconference game.
The Leopards (2-6) lost the rebound battle 41-26, but outshot
the Blue Hens (2-5) 46.2 percent (24 of 52) to 36.2 percent (21 of
58) and forced 18 turnovers.
Jamelle Hagins pulled down a career-high 23 rebounds for
Delaware, giving him 819 for his career and making him the fifth
player in program history with 800 boards. Hagins also had 18
points for his fourth double-double this year.
Lafayette led by 16 at halftime and by 20, 41-21, with 19:13
left when Delaware began chipping away. The Blue Hens cut the lead
to 61-58 with 22 seconds left on Terrell Rogers’ jumper, only to
have two Joey Ptasinski free throws put the Leopards back up by
five with 15 seconds left.