EASTON, Pa. (AP) Mark Butler led Lafayette with 16 points and Luke Rasmussen hit the game-winning free throw with 27 seconds remaining in the overtime and the Leopards beat Bucknell 75-72 on Saturday.

Butler added six assists for the Leopards (7-12, 6-0 Patriot League). Kyle Jenkins scored 15 points and added eight rebounds and three steals. Ryan Pettit was 3 of 6 shooting, including 1 for 3 from 3-point range, and went 4 for 4 from the line to finish with 11 points. It was the sixth victory in a row for the Leopards.

Noah Williamson finished with 23 points, 16 rebounds and three blocks for the Bison (6-13, 3-3). Jack Forrest added 15 points and seven rebounds for Bucknell. Elvin Edmonds IV also had 13 points.

Eric Sondberg hit the game-tying 3-pointer with five seconds left in regulation to send the game to overtime. Bucknell led Lafayette 36-23 at intermission.

Both teams next play Wednesday. Lafayette visits Loyola (MD) and Bucknell plays Navy at home.


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