Men's Basketball Visits Wagner
Dec. 3, 2013
Lafayette takes on Wagner looking for its first road win of the season on Tuesday evening at Spiro Sports Center. The Leopards earned their first victory on Saturday against Penn (79-76).
Seth Hinrichs is the second leading scorer in the Patriot League at 22.3 points per game following consecutive 28 point performances against Yale and Penn.
After opening the year with four wins in six games, Wagner dropped its last two games of the Gulf Coast Showcase. The Seahawks enter Tuesday’s tile with a 4-4 overall record and have won the last two meetings in the series against Lafayette.
Bryce Scott leads the Patriot League in free throw shooting at 94.1 percent (16-17). Scott is also third on the team with 15.0 points per game.
Nick Lindner had his best all-around game against Yale. The freshman point guard scored a career-high 18 points, grabbed five rebounds and handed out five assists. Lindner was selected as the Patriot League’s Rookie of the Week after averaging 15 points and 4.5 assists in the previous two games.
In the absence of Dan Trist (shoulder), Nathaniel Musters stepped into the starting five and played 20 minutes in the win over Penn. He posted career-highs in points (5) and assists (3) and also grabbed five boards.
Seth Hinrichs needs 10 three-pointers to move into the top-10 all-time at Lafayette. He is 10 shy of Craig Kowalda ’96, who occupies 10th on the career list.
The Leopards return to action on Saturday when they play another NEC opponent at Sacred Heart. Opening tip from Fairfield, Conn. is set for 2 p.m.