LC (5-21, 2-13) ranked 330th and 10th in the PL
LU (12-14, 10-5) ranked 187th and tied for 2nd in the PL
LU wins by 15 (84-69)
Real Time RPI Rankings
Last Minute Thoughts
LC comes into Stabler riding a 10-game losing streak and sporting a 1-7 road record in Patriot League play. Their sole win outside Easton came against Army back on January 6th. Yet, it’s not like they gone quietly, losing 3 OT decisions in the past 18 days to Army (7-8), BU (10-5) and AU (6-9). The last one was on the road. And, while we won with relative ease (15 points) 13 days ago over in Easton, let’s not forget the rivalry aspect of this game, the huge (by our standards) attendance expected, and the fact that the Leopards have won 5 of their last 8 contests with the Mountain Hawks. With all the talk about what a win would mean – especially combined with a BU win over Bucky resulting in a 3-way tie atop the standings – let’s not lose sight of the fact that a loss to Lafayette could, when combined with other team W’s and L’s over the remaining games on the schedule, push us down in the standings to where a 7th place finish is not out of the question. Oh yeah, about that potential tie at the top between BU, BUCKY and LU, consider the fact that the three teams will have each split (1-1) their series with one another. Isn’t this time of year fun?