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.