Lafayette Loses To Gonzaga, 83-55
Dec. 29, 2010
SPOKANE, Wash. - Junior guard Jim Mower had a game-high 21 points against West Coast Conference favorite Gonzaga, as the Leopards fell 83-55 at the McCarthey Athletic Center on Wednesday night.
Mower, who was 6-for-9 from the three-point range, was joined in double figures by senior Jared Mintz with 12 points.
Lafayette (4-9) got on the board first on a Mower layup at the 19:11 mark followed by two three's for the junior. He accounted for 17 of the Leopards 27 first half points as Lafayette trailed the Bulldogs 42-27 at halftime.
Gonzaga (8-5) was led by Kelly Olynyk with 15 points while three other Bulldogs chipped in double digits; Elias Harris (14), Demetri Goodson (13) and Mathis Moenninghoff (12).
The Bulldogs won the rebound battle 48-31. The game was played as a major snowstorm roared outside.
The Leopards are back in action on Sunday afternoon at Fairleigh Dickinson for a 4 p.m. tip off.
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