Nov. 25, 2013
Lafayette takes on Yale looking for its first win of the season on Tuesday night at Kirby Sports Center. At halftime, the Lafayette football team will be honored for winning the Patriot League championship and advancing to the FCS Playoffs. The team plays New Hampshire on Saturday at noon.
After opening the year with a win over Central Connecticut State, Yale has dropped three of its last four games. The Bulldogs win was an 80-65 victory over Sacred Heart, Lafayette’s opponent on Dec. 7.
Bryce Scott is one of 16 players in the country with at least 10 free throw attempts without a miss (13-of-13).
Four players scored in double figures in the loss to NJIT. Bryce Scott matched his career-high with 25 points, Dan Trist netted 21, Seth Hinrichs scored 20 points and Alan Flannigan had 10 to go along with a career-best nine rebounds.
Seth Hinrichs, Bryce Scott, Dan Trist and Joey Ptasinski are averaging 66.1 points per game combined in Lafayette’s first four contests. As a team the Leopards are scoring 77 points per game, which amounts to 85.8 percent of the offense coming from those four players.
Lafayette is last in the Patriot League with a -6.25 turnover margin through the season’s first four games.
The last time Lafayette opened the season with four straight losses was 2002-03 when it began the year 0-5.
The Leopards return to action on Saturday afternoon when they close out the month against Penn. Opening tip from Kirby Sports Center is set for 2 p.m.
For the full Patriot League men's basketball notes click here.