|American Eagles vs Lafayette Leopards Wrap - Lafayette Wins 70-68|
Lafayette grabbed a 70-68 win over American on Wednesday, behind a 19-point effort from Paulius Zalys at Kirby Center.
Lafayette got 14 points from Alex Petrie and another 13 points from Justin Jaworski. Justin Jaworski contributed 5 assists, while Alex Petrie cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.
American got 22 points from Sa'eed Nelson in a losing cause and another 13 points from Stacy Beckton Jr.. Sa'eed Nelson contributed 3 assists for them, while Stacy Beckton Jr. had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed American were victorious, as the score was 35-30 at the break.
American won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 29-25.
Next game, Lafayette takes its act on the road to face Bucknell looking for another win. For American, they head on the road to face Army.