EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Chauncey Hawkins scored a career-high 26 points, Jalen Jordan added 22 points with six 3-pointers and St. Francis (Brooklyn) pulled away early to beat Lafayette 83-73 on Sunday.
Rosel Hurley scored 10 points and Deniz Celen grabbed 10 rebounds for the Terriers (2-2), who shot 44.1 percent and forced 20 turnovers.
Lafayette went cold with 3:06 left in the first half while the Terriers hit eight straight for a 23-16 lead on Hawkins’ jumper. St. Francis closed the half on a 12-2 run for a 40-26 lead behind Jordan’s 13 points and Hawkins’ 12.
Keon Williams’ layup capped an 8-0 run for a 48-26 lead and the Leopards got no closer than nine the rest of the way.