ESTERO, Fla. — Sherif Kenney came off the bench to score 15 points to carry La Salle to a 75-64 win over Murray State in the Gulf Coast Showcase on Monday night.
Isiah Deas had 12 points for La Salle (2-2). Saul Phiri and Ed Croswell added 11 points apiece with Croswell grabbing 10 rebounds for La Salle.
The Explorers nailed 13 of 28 shots from beyond the arc while limiting Murray State to just 4-of-20 shooting from distance.
Tevin Brown had 19 points and six rebounds for the Racers (3-2). Darnell Cowart added 14 points. Jaiveon Eaves had 10 points.
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.
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.