BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- — Justin Jaworski came off two screens to bank home a runner in the lane with the game-winning points in the final seconds as Lafayette clipped Lehigh 71-70 in the regular season finale on Sunday.
Lehigh had three shots in the last 7.7 seconds but none fell as the Explorers held on for the win.
Lafayette (9-5, 9-5) takes on Bucknell in the quarterfinal round of the Patriot League tournament on Saturday.
Lehigh (4-10, 4-10) will square off against Boston University in the tournament's opening round on Wednesday, with the winner facing league-champion Colgate on Saturday.
Lafayette took three of four games from Lehigh this season, including a final weekend sweep.
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The NCAA Division I Council voted Wednesday to change the long-standing rule that forces transfer athletes in football and basketball to sit out a season at their new school, a report said.
Joe Golding leaves Abilene Christian to coach UTEP men's basketball team
Joe Golding, who led No. 14 seed Abilene Christian past Texas in the first round of the NCAA tournament this year after 10 seasons with the Wildcats, has been named the new men's basketball coach at UTEP.
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