Men's Basketball Tries for Third Straight Win at BU
Feb. 7, 2014
Lafayette is in search of its third straight victory as it travels to Boston, Mass. to play Boston University. The game will be shown live online on the Patriot League Network on Saturday at 1 p.m. Boston captured victory in the first meeting of the season between the two sides, an 89-78 decision in Easton, Pa.
Nick Lindner has a total of six turnovers in Lafayette’s six victories this season. Lindner is averaging 2.5 turnovers per game on the year.
Lafayette has limited its opponents to 23.9 percent shooting from three-point range over its last six games (34-of-142).
Lafayette has held back-to-back opponents under 60 points for the first time all season. Navy scored 54, while Bucknell was limited to 58 points. The Leopards held both teams under 35 percent shooting from the floor.
Seth Hinrichs needs 31 points to become the 39th member of Lafayette’s 1,000 point club.
Lafayette is 3-9 on the road this season, while Boston holds a 7-3 mark in games played in at Agganis Arena.
Lafayette is tied for eighth in the country in three-point shooting percentage at 40.5 percent. Creighton is the national leader at 43.2 percent.
Joey Ptasinski and Seth Hinrichs are climbing the all-time list for three-point field goals. Ptasinski is alone in ninth all-time with 154 career threes, while Hinrichs is 12th at 143 treys.
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