Dec. 27, 2013
Lafayette faces off against Seton Hall in its final non-conference game of the season. Lafayette is coming off a loss to St. Francis Brooklyn on the last possession of the game after Bryce Scott scored a career-high 35 points.
After falling to St. Francis Brooklyn 65-62, Lafayette dropped to 1-4 in games decided by three points or less. The Leopards lost to Yale and St. Francis on three-pointers with less than a second to play.
Lafayette moved to 0-5 on the year when committing more turnovers than its opponent after its season-high 19 against St. Francis Brooklyn.
Rookie PG Nick Lindner has scored at least 10 points in five games this season. Lafayette is 4-1 when Lindner reaches double digits.
Lafayette is shooting 156-of-204 (76.5 percent) at the free throw line, which is second in the Patriot League.
Bryce Scott leads the conference in free throw shooting at 94.1 percent (32-34) and is fifth 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.
Dan Trist has scored in double figures in six games this season. Trist is third on the team with 12.3 points and second with 5.6 rebounds per night.
Lafayette has used five different starting lineups this season and the combination of Nick Lindner, Bryce Scott, Seth Hinrichs, Alan Flannigan and Dan Trist on six occasions. Flannigan and Hinrichs are out with knee injuries.