The Navy Midshipmen(13-7, 4-3) defeated the Lafayette Leopards(4-14,2-5) off a Bryce Dulin 3 point buzzer beater to win the game.
Dulin racked up 2o points, shooting 8-11 from the field. Tom Lacey grabbed 9 rebounds and Hasan Abdullah had 5 assists. The Leopards started off well, taking a commanding 22-11 lead in the first half.
However, Navy was swift to fight their way back into the game making the score 33-32 with the Midshipmen leading at the half. Late in the second half, the score was tied at 72 a piece and Bryce Dulin hit a 3 point buzzer beater to win the game.
As a result of this game, Navy is now 3rd in the Patriot Conference, while Lafayette is last(10th) in the Patriot Conference. Navy’s leading scorer was Bryce Dulin who had 20 points, 1 assist, and 1 rebound. Lafayette’s leading scorer was Paulius Zalys with 25 points, 2 assists, and 6 rebounds.
The Midshipmen shot 52.9% from the field, while the Leopards shot 55.8% from the field. Additionally, Navy shot 35.7% from the 3 point line, while Lafayette shot 46.2% from the 3 point line.