ST. LOUIS — Tramaine Isabell had a season-high 23 points plus 10 rebounds as Saint Louis defeated La Salle 62-49 on Saturday.
Javon Bess had 14 points for Saint Louis (17-9, 8-5 Atlantic 10 Conference). Jordan Goodwin added 10 points and eight rebounds. Hasahn French had 10 rebounds and three blocks for the home team.
Saul Phiri had 12 points for the Explorers (8-16, 6-6). Ed Croswell added 10 points and 14 rebounds. Jared Kimbrough had seven rebounds.
Pookie Powell, who led the Explorers in scoring heading into the contest with 16 points per game, shot only 17 percent in the game (1 of 6). Isiah Deas, the Explorers' second leading scorer coming into the matchup at 12 points per game, shot only 18 percent in the game (2 of 11).
The Billikens improve to 2-0 against the Explorers this season. Saint Louis defeated La Salle 71-64 on Jan. 12. Saint Louis plays Dayton on the road next Saturday. La Salle plays Saint Bonaventure on the road on Wednesday.
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.