BALTIMORE (AP) — Lukas Jarrett blocked a layup with seven seconds remaining, Justin Jaworski scored on a breakaway and Lafayette defeated Loyola (Md.) 65-62 on Saturday, handing the Greyhounds their first home loss of the season.
His team trailing 63-62, Loyola’s Isaiah Hart, who led all scorers with 21 points, drove the lane and shook his man, putting up a potential go-ahead bucket, but the 6-foot-8 Jarrett stepped over from the weak side to help and swatted the ball at the rim.
Leo O’Boyle led the Leopards (10-5, 2-2 Patriot League) with 14 points, Jaworski and Myles Cherry each added 12 and Jarrett finished with 11 points, five assists and two blocks.
Hart’s 21 points were a season-best for the Greyhounds (9-8, 1-3), who have dropped three in a row. . Jaylin Andrews added 12 points and eight rebounds as Loyola was 21-for-60 shooting (35%) but were 10-of-22 from distance.
Lafayette outscored Loyola 36-20 in the paint.
Lafayette takes on Colgate at home on Wednesday. Loyola (Md.) plays Boston University at home on Monday.
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