EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Santi Aldama had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Golden Dike 14 points and 12 rebounds as Loyola Maryland beat Lafayette 70-68 on Sunday.
Andrew Kostecka had 16 points and seven rebounds for Loyola (15-14, 7-9 Patriot League).
The Greyhounds had a 63-51 lead with just over eight minutes left, but Lafayette rallied to within 68-66 with 27 seconds left after consecutive 3-pointers by Kyle Stout and Leo O’Boyle.
But Kostecka twice went 1 of 2 at the line and Lafayette missed four straight shots until O’Boyle made a putback as the game ended.
O’Boyle scored a season-high 21 points with five 3-pointers for the Leopards (17-10, 9-7). Neal Quinn added 17 points. Myles Cherry had 10 rebounds.
The Greyhounds evened the season series against the Leopards with the win. Lafayette defeated Loyola 65-62 on Jan. 11.
Loyola plays Navy on the road on Wednesday. Lafayette faces American on the road on Wednesday.
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