Wilson scores 24, leads Army past Lafayette 85-68

The Associated Press

EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- Kyle Wilson scored 24 points and Ella Ellis added 20 as Army trounced Lafayette 85-68 Wednesday night to snap a two-game skid and sweep the season series for the first time in four years.

The Black Knights (11-13, 4-5 Patriot League), who also defeated Lafayette 77-54 on Jan. 16, never trailed and led by 31 with 6:36 remaining.

Wilson had 13 points in the first half as Army took a 38-19 lead into the break.

The Black Knights outshot the Leopards 55.6 percent (30 of 54) to 39.1 percent (25 of 64). Lafayette made only 1 of 12 3-point attempts in the first half, improving to 8 of 16 in the second.

Kyle Toth added 14 points and Kevin Ferguson had 10 rebounds as Army dominated the glass 43-25.

Tony Johnson's 18 points led the Leopards (12-14, 5-4), who came in as winners of four of their previous five games.

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