Lafayette Takes on Colgate in Hamilton, N.Y.
Feb. 26, 2013
The Leopards improved to 15-14 overall and 8-4 in Patriot League play with a 79-71 win over Lehigh.
Tony Johnson tied his career high with 29 points on 10-of-12 shooting and 5-of-5 from beyond the arc.
Seth Hinrichs (14.4 ppg) leads the team in scoring and has seven 20-point games this season.
Dan Trist (12.8 ppg) has scored in double-figures in his last six games.
With a win against Colgate, Lafayette will reach nine Patriot League wins for the first time since 2010.
Lafayette has won three consecutive games after trailing at halftime for the first time in the Patriot League era.
Johnson is tied with Andrew Brown ’09 with 354 career assists for seventh all-time at Lafayette.
Johnson’s two steals against Lehigh increased his career total to 153. He needs one steal to tie Brian Ehlers ’00, who occupies fourth all-time.
Levi Giese (103 career blocked shots) became the fourth player in program history to reach the century mark in rejections with one against Army.
Johnson leads the conference in shooting (54.5 percent), is first in assist-to turnover ratio (2.2) and leads the League in steals (2.1 spg).
Under Fran O’Hanlon, the Leopards are 120-118 in conference regular-season play and 23-19 against Colgate. The Leopards have also won five straight games against the Raiders.