By GoLeopards.com featured columnist Mandy Housenick
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2016-17 Lafayette men's basketball season preview
Photos by: Hana Isihara
Photos by: Hana Isihara
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Lafayette Men's Basketball vs. BU (2-6-16)
Photos by: Hana Isihara
General: Left-handed combo guard...extremely hard worker...has the ability to put the ball on the floor and get to the basket...one of 20 players in school history to score at least 35 points in a single game (at St. Francis Brooklyn - 12/19/13).
2015-16: Started in 23 of the 27 games he saw time in...averaged 13 points per game while shooting 46.5%...finished the season ranked 17th in the nation and first in the conference for three-point field goal percentage (43.7)...hit over 200 career three's during his time on College Hill...joined the 1,000 point club with a 22 point outing against FDU (12/9)...hit a career-high eight three's against Sacred Heart (12/12), only missing two attempts...scored a season-high 29 points in the opening round of the Patriot-League Tournament against Navy (3/1)...dished out six assists to go along with eight rebounds and 12 points in a 2OT loss to Bucknell (2/24)...
2014-15: Appeared in all 33 games for Lafayette during his junior year, starting 29...Averaged 8.3 points per game and 3.3 rebounds per contest on the year...finished the year eighth in the Patriot League in three-point field-goal percentage at 39.5 percent, a mark good enough for 13th in school history...ended his junior season 13th in the Lafayette record books in both career three-point field-goals (140) and career three-point field-goal percentage (39.3%)...scored three points and dished out two assists in the second round of the NCAA Tournament in a loss to top-seeded Villanova (3/11)...netted three points and handed out four assists in a win over American in the Patriot League Championship game (3/8)...grabbed four rebounds and added 11 points to knock off number one seeded Bucknell (3/5)...scored 14 points to go with five assists in a win over Boston U in the Patriot League quarterfinal round (2/28)...grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds in a win over Army (2/25)...ripped down seven rebounds and scored 13 points in loss to Colgate (2/22)...added eight points and three steals to a win over rival Lehigh (2/18)...picked up four rebounds and scored 18 points in a win over Holy Cross (2/14)...scored a season-high 24 points in loss to American (2/11)...dished out three assists and scored 10 points in loss to Boston U (2/4)...picked up six defensive rebounds and added eight points to an over-time victory against Bucknell (1/31)...scored 10 points and had eight rebounds in a win at Navy (1/28)...had nine rebounds and nine points in win over Colgate (1/24)...scored eight points and dished one assist in win over Boston U (1/3)...grabbed three rebounds and added 10 points to win over Army (12/28)... scored eight points and handed out three assists in loss at Kansas (12/16)...added 16 points to a win over Susquehanna (12/8)...scored 10 points and grabbed a defensive rebound in win against Sacred Heart (12/6)...forced one steal and scored eight points in win over Wagner (11/30)...added 13 points and two assists to a win at Fairleigh Dickinson. (11/26)...had 10 points and two steals in loss to Yale (11/22)... recorded 12 points and three steals in win over Princeton (11/16)...scored eight points and grabbed four defensive rebounds in loss at West Virginia (11/14).
2013-14: Third on the team in scoring with 11.5 points per game...played in 30 games, making 29 starts and was second on the team with 71 assists...shot 43.8 percent (45-of-124) from the field and led the Patriot League with his 86.3 percent (69-of-80) effort from the free throw line...scored 12 points and handed out four assists in the Patriot League First Round win at Loyola (3/3)...scored six points and had four assists at Army (3/1)...second on the team in scoring against Lehigh (2/23), netting 16 points in the win...had a team-high four rebounds to go along with seven points at Holy Cross (2/19)...scored nine points and three rebounds against American (2/15/14)...scored nine points against Loyola (2/12)...grabbed six rebounds at Bucknell (2/5)...scored 12 points, handed out four assists and had two steals against Colgate (1/27)...contributed 14 points, five boards and five assists at Lehigh (1/25)...netted 15 points and handed out a season-high five assists at American (1/18)...scored two points, had six rebounds, four assists and two steals at Loyola (1/13)...held to six points, but had three assists, in the loss to Boston (1/11)...scored 18 points on 6-of-11 shooting against Bucknell (1/8)...reached 20 points for the fourth time in his career at Navy (1/5)...scored 13 points and handed out four assists against Army (1/2)...collected a career-high eight rebounds at Seton Hall (12/27)...scored a career-high 35 points, including 22 in the first half, on 10-of-17 shooting, hit four threes and went 11-of-12 at the line in the loss to St. Francis Brooklyn (12/19)...Netted a team-high 18 points and tied his career-high with six boards in the win at Wagner (12/3)...chipped in 11 points in the win over Penn (11/30)...scored 25 points on 8-of-12 shooting and sent the game into overtime with the tying three with five seconds left at NJIT (11/23)...netted 12 points and pulled down five boards at Princeton (11/20)...put in 25 points on 8-of-15 shooting and grabbed six rebounds versus Robert Morris (11/13)...played a team-high 35 minutes and scored 11 points against Villanova (11/8).
2012-13: Patriot League All-Rookie Team...played in 33 games and made 17 starts, while averaging 8.2 points in 24.6 minutes per game...shot 42.7 percent (44-of-103) and was tied for third on the team in three-pointers made...deposited 13 points in the Patriot League Championship game at Bucknell (3/13)...scored 12 points on a perfect 10-of-10 effort from the line in the semifinal win over Lehigh (3/9)...hit two threes and dished out a career-high seven assists in the quarterfinal win over Holy Cross (3/6)...named Patriot League Rookie of the Week after scoring 14 points in the win over American (3/2)...chipped in 10 points and five assists at Colgate (2/27)...netted nine points and had five assists against Lehigh (2/24)...added 13 points in the win at Holy Cross (2/20)...netted 16 points against Army (2/13)...matched his career high with 17 second-half points at American (2/2)...contributed eight points and career-highs in assists (6) and rebounds (5) at Lehigh (1/27)...scored 16 points and had four assists in the win over Holy Cross (1/23)...started and played a season-high 31 minutes at Bucknell (1/19)...had 11 points, including a three-pointer that broke an 81-81 tie in the Leopards' 85-83 win at Penn (1/8)...10 points against Arcadia (12/18)...hit the game-winning three with two seconds left vs. Sacred Heart (12/9)...six points and had his first-career block in the win vs. St. Francis Pa. (12/4)...nine points on 4-of-4 from the field at Monmouth (11/26)...season-high 17 points in 16 minutes off the bench at Morehead State (11/18)...seven points and hit his first-career three at Kentucky (11/16)...first-career start vs. LIU-Brooklyn (11/12)...played 20 minutes and scored two points vs. St. Francis-Brooklyn (11/9).
High School: Secured All-Tri City Athletic League awards in his sophomore junior and senior seasons...averaged 23.5 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game while leading his squad to a 16-13 mark as a senior...collected All-City First Team honors in that 2011-12 season...guided his team to a 21-6 clip, averaging 18.7 points, 5.2 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game while notching All-City Second Team laurels as a junior....as a sophomore, contributed 9.2 points, 3.2 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game.
Personal: Son of Steve and Darcy Scott...has a younger sister, Hayley...born on Dec. 17, 1993.