Lafayette 75, Army 63

Lafayette 75, Army 63

Published Jan. 11, 2012 10:08 p.m. ET

Rob Delaney scored 19 points, knocking down five of Lafayette's 14 3 pointers, as the Leopards cruised to a 75-63 win over Army in a Patriot League game Wednesday night.

Lafayette (7-10, 2-0) never trailed, shooting 56 percent from beyond the arc (14 of 25) to win its second straight game against a service academy. The Leopards edged Navy 65-63 on Jan. 7.

The Black Knights (7-10, 0-2), who have lost 10 straight to Patriot League opponents, could get no closer than five points in the second half. Army shot only 36.4 percent from the field (20 of 55) and made just 5 of 21 3-point attempts.

Ryan Willen added 13 points for Lafayette.


Ella Ellis led the Black Knights with 18 points in his 19th straight game in double figures. He and Julian Simmons, who had 12 points, were a combined 4 of 17 from long range.