Lafayette drops its seventh straight despite shooting 53.8 percent from the field
Leopards fight back in second half, but drop second straight overtime contest
Leopards fall in overtime, 84-81
Lafayette cut a 21-point lead to one, but dropped an 84-77 affair at Loyola
11-for-25 from the line not enough to knock off first-place Bucknell in Lewisburg
Photos by Rick Smith
Lafayette Men's Basketball vs. BU (2-6-16)
Photos by: Hana Isihara
Lafayette Men's Basketball at Loyola (1/30/16)
Photos by Rick Smith
General: Good shooter...ability to get in gaps to make plays...excellent feel for the game...had an ACL injury in December of his senior year at Lakota West.
2014-15: Appeared in 31 games, making seven starts during his sophomore season...dropped in five points, including 1-of-2 from beyond the arc in the NCAA Tournament Second Round contest against Villanova (3/19)...drained his only three in the Patriot League Quarterfinal win over Boston U. (3/5)...scored five points to go along with two steals and a rebound at Loyola (2/11)...had three points, three rebounds and a steal against Boston U. (2/9)...recorded a season-high four assists with two points and a rebound in the win at Navy (1/31)...netted seven points with two rebounds and an assist at Colgate (1/28)...tallied a season-high 12 points on 4-of-5 shooting from beyond the arc in a loss at Holy Cross (1/21)...scored nine points on 3-of-4 shooting from the floor and two rebounds against Loyola (1/14)...recorded 10 points with two triples in a loss at Bucknell (1/7)...filled the stat sheet with seven points, two steals, one block, one assist and one rebound against Navy (1/3) and nine points, two rebounds, one steal, one block and one assist at Army (12/31)...scored 10 points and added three boards at No. 10 Kansas (12/20)...Ripped down a season-high six rebounds to go along with five points against Susquehanna (12/16)...Recorded back-to-back, 8-point, two-rebound games against Fairleigh Dickinson (11/30) and Wagner (12/6)...tallied four rebounds and two assists in the season-opening win at Robert Morris (11/14).
2013-14: Played in 21 games before a wrist injury prematurely ended his season...made two starts and averaged 3.3 points per game...added two points in the win over Loyola (2/12)...had a career-high with two steals at Boston (2/8)...set a new career-high with 13 points on 4-of-7 shooting and three treys in the win at Bucknell (2/5)...added five points in the win over Navy (2/1)..set new career-highs with 10 points and four rebounds against Colgate (1/29)...scored four points at Lehigh (1/25)...grabbed three rebounds against Holy Cross (1/22)...scored two points at Loyola (1/13)...made his first-career start in the loss to Boston (1/11)...scored five points in 11 minutes against Bucknell (1/8)...had an assist and rebound at Navy (1/5)...collected his first-career steal and scored four points against Army (1/2)...scored eight points at Seton Hall (12/27)...had two points and his first career-assist at St. Francis Brooklyn (12/19)...scored eight points and pulled in two rebounds against Immaculata (12/17)...played one minute in his collegiate debut against Villanova (11/8).
High School: Played four seasons under head coach Sean Van Winkle...shooting guard and point guard and averaged 17.2 points, while pulling down 9.3 rebounds and dishing out 3.5 assists per game before an ACL injury ended his senior season after six games...scored better than 16 points, averaged six rebounds and two assists as a junior...Associated Press Division I All-Ohio Honorable Mention...Cincinnati Enquirer First Team All-City...AP Division I Southwest District Second Team selection...two-time First Team All-Greater Miami Conference...twice named First Team All-Butler County...First Team District 15 Underclassman Award winner on two occasions...as a sophomore, he netted 12.5 points and four boards per contest...AP Division I Southwest District Honorable Mention choice...Cincinnati Enquirer Honorable Mention All-City...played two years of football as a QB and WR...three-time All-Greater Miami Conference Academic Team member...part of Lakota West's Student Government....served as a youth basketball coach and mentor.
Personal:Son of LaMont and Lyneeta Boykins . . . has two brothers, Julian and Chandler...born on Feb. 28, 1995.