Men's Hoops Challenges St. Francis Brooklyn
Dec. 18, 2013
Lafayette takes on St. Francis Brooklyn looking to win its fifth consecutive game on Thursday night. The Leopards have victories in their last four contests against Penn, Wagner, Sacred Heart and Immaculata.
Seth Hinrichs is the second leading scorer in the Patriot League at 20.2 points per game and has scored 20 points in four games this season. Hinrichs netted 19 points in the first half against Immaculata.
Rookie PG Nick Lindner scored 10 points in the win over Immaculata and has reached double figures in five straight games.
Dan Trist has scored in double figures in six games this season. Trist is third on the team with 13.0 points per night.
Lafayette is shooting 138-of-181 (76.2 percent) at the free throw line, which is second in the Patriot League.
Bryce Scott leads the conference in free throw shooting at 95.5 percent (21-22) and is seventh in the nation.
Nick Lindner scored a career-high 24 points in the win at Sacred Heart. His 24 points were the most by a Lafayette freshman under Fran O’Hanlon and the most since Brian Ehlers ’00 scored 23 against Navy on March 2, 1997. Lindner has been named Patriot League Rookie of the Week twice this season.
Seth Hinrichs needs five three-pointers to move into the top-10 all-time at Lafayette. He is five shy of Craig Kowalda ’96, who occupies 10th on the career list.
Seth Hinrichs’ 46.1 percent (142-of-308) career three-point percentage is the highest in Patriot League history.
Lafayette has used four different starting lineups this season and the combination of Nick Lindner, Bryce Scott, Seth Hinrichs, Alan Flannigan and Dan Trist on six occasions.