Leopards Stave Off Second-Half Rally For 76-72 Victory

PATRIOTLEAGUE.ORG Andrew Brown led all scorers with 32 points.
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Andrew Brown led all scorers with 32 points.
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Dec. 21, 2007

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EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) - Andrew Brown scored a game-high 32 points, and Lafayette defeated Mount St. Mary's, Md., 76-72 Friday night.

Michael Gruner's jumper with 13:30 remaining in the game gave Lafayette a 59-37 lead and the Leopards (8-3) held a 65-45 lead with 10:05 on the clock.

The Mount (6-5) responded with a 28 to 7 run, capped by Will Holland's 3-pointer with 40 seconds remaining to cut the Lafayette lead to 73-72.

On the ensuing possession, Brown sank his ninth 3-pointer of the game from the top of the key to seal the victory.

Chris Vann scored a team-high 27 points to pace the Mount, who saw their six-game winning streak ended.