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