November 15, 2015

EASTON, Pa. (AP) Nick Lindner scored 11 of his 22 points in the final two minutes of overtime to help Lafayette come back and beat St. Peter's 87-86 on Sunday.

Lindner had six assists, Bryce Scott scored 18 points and Monty Boykins added 16 for Lafayette (1-1).

Trevis Wyche had 18 points with five assists, and Quadir Welton had 16 points and 13 rebounds to lead St. Peter's (1-1).

The game was tied at 72 after regulation. Welton scored two layups, Chazz Patterson scored 5 points, and Rodney Hawkins a jump shot, and the Peacocks led 83-74 with two minutes left in overtime.

Lindner made a 3-pointer to spark the game-ending 13-3 run, and his jumper pulled the Leopards to 86-83 with 57 seconds left.

Lindner forced a turnover and then made back-to-back layups give the Leopards the lead with 12 seconds left. Patterson missed a layup and Welton grabbed the rebound, but Zach Rufer stole it to end the game.

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