Shawn Anderson scored 28 factors and grabbed seven rebounds and Navy held on to beat Lafayette seventy one-sixty nine on Wednesday night time.
Anderson was eleven of 14 from the sector for the Midshipmen (18-10, 9-6 Patriot League), who’ve gained three straight.
Navy trailed by two on the break however a ten-three run halfway by means of the second half — together with a three-pointer by Anderson — gave the Midshipmen a fifty three-forty nine lead with 7:26 to play. Two free throws by Mo Lewis stretched it to sixty eight-60 with slightly below a minute left however Alex Petrie scored 9 Lafayette factors after that whereas Navy was four of seven from the foul line. A steal by Hasan Abdullah with a second to go prevented Lafayette from getting off a last shot.
Petrie scored 21 factors to steer the Leopards (eight-18, 6-9). Justin Jaworski added 15 factors and 4 rebounds.