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D-I BASKETBALL: Leopards fall

Leo O’Boyle was the only District 2 graduate active in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I basketball games Monday.

Here is a recap of his game:


6-foot-7 senior forward from Scranton Prep

Monday’s result

Lafayette (1-11) lost to visiting Columbia (5-9), 57-45

Individual statistics

Started, played 37 minutes; 3/10 FG, 1/7 on 3-pointers, 7 points; 3 defensive rebounds; 3 assists; 2 turnovers; 1 steal.


Lafayette struggled from the field in the second half, shooting 25.8 percent (8-for-31) from the field and 13.3 percent (2-for-15) from 3-point range. … Columbia’s defense held Lafayette to 18 points in the second half. … O’Boyle leads Lafayette in scoring at 12.6 points per game and free-throw percentage at 90.6 percent (29-for-32).

Up next

Lafayette travels to La Salle Wednesday Dec. 21. Tipoff is scheduled for 2 p.m.

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