Brittain-Watts leads Boston U to 73-69 OT win over Lafayette
BOSTON (AP) — Ethan Brittain-Watts scored 19 points and hit several big shots to lead Boston University to a 73-69 overtime victory over Lafayette on Thursday night.
Brittain-Watts added five assists for the Terriers (9-7, 2-1 Patriot League). Fletcher Tynen pitched in with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Miles Brewster recorded 12 points.
Eric Sondberg led the Leopards (2-14, 0-3) with 20 points. T.J. Berger added 17 points. CJ Fulton totaled 16 points, seven rebounds and four assists.
Brittain-Watts tied the game at 69 on a jumper with 1:37 left in overtime and, following a dunk by Brewster, sank two free throws with 12 seconds left to cap the scoring. Brittain-Watts scored the final five points in regulation play, hitting 3 of 4 free throws and adding a layup with 12 seconds left to knot the score at 62.
Both teams next play Sunday. Boston University visits American while Lafayette hosts Bucknell.