Lafayette 73, Fairleigh Dickinson 57

Jim Mower scored 15 of his career-high 23 points in the first

half and Lafayette pulled away from Fairleigh Dickinson 73-57 on

Wednesday night.

The Leopards (5-5), who snapped a four-game skid, scored the

last seven points of the first half — including five by Mower —

and the first 10 of the second half to take a 20-point lead.

Ryan Willen added 18 points and a season-high nine rebounds for

Lafayette, which is one win away from coach Fran O’Hanlon’s 200th

win in 15 seasons.

All 15 players on Lafayette’s active roster played at least 3

minutes, with Jason Mintz, the Leopards’ leading scorer, playing

only 15 minutes and scoring three points.

Lafayette shot 42.1 percent from the field (24-for-57) while the

Knights shot 32.1 percent (17-for-53). The teams combined for 44


Kamil Svrdlik and Terence Grier scored 13 points apiece for

Fairleigh Dickinson (1-9).