Men's Basketball Completes Road Swing at Maryland

Go Leopards!

Nov. 19, 2012


Game Notes

Lafayette (1-3) at Maryland (2-1)
Tuesday, Nov. 20 | 8 p.m. | Comcast Center
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Game Notes

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Opening Tip:

Tonight’s game is the final of four (1-2) for Lafayette as part of the 2012 Barclays Center Classic

Lafayette dropped to 1-3 after an 88-74 loss at Morehead State on Sunday afternoon

Tony Johnson (10 assists), Joey Ptasinski (23 points) and Bryce Scott (17 points) each set new career-highs in the game at Morehead State

Sophomore forward Dan Trist (23.5 ppg) has missed Lafayette’s last two games after scoring a career-high 30 points against LIU-Brooklyn (11/12)

Lafayette is 2-18 against current ACC members, with wins against Miami (1/14/91) andVirginia (3/17/72)

The all-time winningest coach in Lafayette and Patriot League history and longest-tenured coach in the conference, Fran O’Hanlon (Villanova, ’70) is in his 18th season as the Leopards’ head coach. O’Hanlon coached his 500th career game against St. Francis (N.Y.) to open the season

The Leopards have turned the ball over more times than their opponent in all four games this season

Lafayette was picked to finish fourth in the Patriot League’s Preseason Poll behind Lehigh, Bucknell and American. Holy Cross was also chosen to finish fourth, while Army, Colgate and Navy rounded out the list

Tony Johnson is shooting 74 percent from the field in Lafayette’s first four games (20-of-27)

Patriot League teams have amassed an 18-13 record in non-conference play to start the year

Lafayette’s two seniors, Tony Johnson and Levi Giese, will serve as team captains in 2012-13


 

 

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