La Salle Explorers

La Salle falls short in upset bid of Saint Louis

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La Salle falls short in upset bid of Saint Louis

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Jordan Goodwin had 12 points, nine rebounds, six assists and three steals to help Saint Louis beat La Salle 71-64 on Saturday night.

Hasahn French added 12 points and 10 rebounds and Javon Bess scored 11 for the Billikens (12-4, 3-0 Atlantic 10), who won their fourth in a row.

Bess hit 3-pointer from deep to make it 69-64 with 1:16 left for Saint Louis and capped the scoring with a pair of free throws with 22 seconds left.

The Explorers (3-12, 1-2) trailed 37-27 at the break and never led in the second half, but a 7-0 run cut the deficit to 50-49 and five straight points tied it at 58.

Isiah Deas and Jack Clark had 14 points each and Pookie Powell scored 12 for La Salle.

Saint Louis outscored La Salle in the paint 38-24.

Isiah Deas scores career-high 31 points as La Salle beats Morgan State

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Isiah Deas scores career-high 31 points as La Salle beats Morgan State

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Isiah Deas had a career-high 31 points as La Salle topped Morgan State 85-68 on Saturday.

David Beatty had 18 points for La Salle (6-3). Sherif Kenney added nine points and seven rebounds. Christian Ray had seven rebounds for the hosts.

Troy Baxter Jr. had 15 points for the Bears (4-8). Stanley Davis added 14 points. Isaiah Burke had 12 points and six rebounds.

La Salle faces Wagner at home on Wednesday. Morgan State plays Chestnut Hill at home on Monday.

La Salle uses offensive balance to sink Drexel

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La Salle uses offensive balance to sink Drexel

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David Beatty had 14 points to lead five La Salle players in double figures as the Explorers defeated Drexel 71-63 on Saturday.

Saul Phiri added 12 points for the Explorers, Scott Spencer chipped in 11 with seven rebounds and Ayinde Hikim and Ed Croswell each scored 10

Isiah Deas, the Explorers' second leading scorer heading into the contest at nine points per game, was just 1-of-9 shooting.

Zach Walton had 19 points and eight rebounds for the Dragons (5-5). James Butler added 17 points and 12 rebounds. Camren Wynter had 11 points and six rebounds.

La Salle (5-3) matches up against Morgan State at home next Saturday. Drexel takes on South Florida on the road next Sunday.