EASTON, Pa. (AP) Alex Petrie scored the last seven points of the game that included a layup with 3.3 seconds left to lift Lafayette to a 70-68 victory over American on Wednesday night.
Sa'eed Nelson's half-court shot for American hit the back of the rim at the buzzer.
Paulius Zalys scored 19 points to lead the Leopards (10-16, 7-8 Patriot League), who have won five straight for the first time since the 2012-13 season. Petrie finished with 14 points. Justin Jaworski added 13 points and Lukas Jarrett had 11 points.