Brown’s 34 points lead Lafayette to 83-58 victory over Army

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EASTON, Pa. (AP)—Andrew Brown scored a career-high 34 points to lead Lafayette to an 83-58 victory over Army on Wednesday.

Matt Betley and Bilal Abdullah each added 10 points for Lafayette (14-7, 5-1 Patriot League).

Doug Williams scored 19 points to lead Army (9-11, 2-4).

Lafayette opened the game with a 12-0 run over the first 6 1/2 minutes and held an 18-8 advantage before a Williams layup brought the Black Knights to within four points, 19-15, with 5:39 left in the half.

But the Leopards held Army to 31 percent shooting in the half and took a 33-21 lead at the half. Just four minutes into the second period, Betley hit a 3-pointer that gave Lafayette a 42-25 lead. Brown’s school record-tying ninth 3-pointer gave Lafayette a 60-39 lead with 9:36 remaining.

The Leopards outrebounded Army 30-23 in the game.

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 Top Performers
 Army
Doug Williams Doug Williams
6-12,  19 Pts
6 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Lafayette
Andrew Brown Andrew Brown
11-18,  34 Pts
1 Rebs, 2 Assists

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