Men's Hoops Treks to NJIT on Tuesday
| Lafayette (0-1) at NJIT (0-1)
|Date||Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 at 7 p.m.|
|Location||Newark, N.J. | Wellness and Events Center|
|Game Notes||Lafayette | NJIT|
|Live Stats||NJIT Live Stats|
|Social Media||Twitter & Facebook|
- Lafayette travels to NJIT on Tuesday for the second of four straight away from Kirby Sports Center to open the 2017-18 season. The Leopards are coming off a 67-65 loss to George Mason in the season opener on Friday, while NJIT fell to Wagner on Saturday at home by a 60-49 score.
- Senior co-captain Matt Klinewski has expanded his range this season, hitting 4-of-5 from beyond the arc in the loss at George Mason on his way to a team-high 18 points. Prior to Friday, Klinewski had never hit a three in four career attempts.
- Eric Stafford, Lafayette’s other co-captain tied for second on the team in scoring with 10 points on Friday night. Stafford also added four assists, two rebounds and two steals to round out his stat line.
- The Leopards won the rebounding battle against George Mason by a 38-33 margin. Lafayette outrebounded opponents just seven times in 30 games a year ago.