Postseason Play Returns to Kirby Sports Center
March 5, 2013
Tony Johnson (First Team), Seth Hinrichs (Second Team) and Bryce Scott (All-Rookie) highlighted Lafayette’s All-Patriot League performers. Johnson and Scott were both unanimous selections.
Joey Ptasinski was selected to the Academic All-Patriot League Team. Ptasinski has a 3.51 GPA in Biology.
The Leopards improved to 17-14 overall and 10-4 in Patriot League play with an 80-72 win over American on Senior Day. Johnson paced four Lafayette players in double figures with 22 points.
Lafayette has won five consecutive games for the first time since 2010.
Lafayette is currently 12-3 at Kirby Sports Center after starting the year 1-2 at home.
Lafayette is 9-0 this season when holding its opponents to less than 65 points. In addition, the Leopards are 12-3 when scoring 69 points or more.
Hinrichs (14.5 ppg) leads the team in scoring and has seven 20-point games this season.
Dan Trist (12.9 ppg) has scored at least 12 points in his last eight games.
Johnson leads the conference in shooting (54.9 percent), is first in assist-to turnover ratio (2.2) and leads the League in steals (2.1 spg).
Johnson’s one steal against American increased his career total to 158. He is three shy of tying Justin DeBerry ’04, who occupies third all-time.
Johnson’s 63 steals this season leads the Patriot League and places him at 27th in the nation.