La Salle vs Central Connecticut State

La Salle 85, CCSU 59


NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) - Jerrell Wright scored 21 points to lead five La Salle Explorers in double figures in an 85-59 rout of Central Connecticut State Thursday night.

La Salle (8-4) took a 52-22 halftime lead and coasted the rest of the way to win easily. CCSU (5-6) lost its fourth game in a row and suffered its first defeat at home.

La Salle shot a sizzling 56.5 percent from the floor (35 of 62), and went 8 of 16 from 3-point range.

The Blue Devils connected on just 39.3 percent of their shots (24 of 61) and were only 6 for 21 from 3-point range.

Ramon Galloway scored 15 points on 6-of-7 shooting for La Salle. Sam Mills added 12 and Tyreke Duren and Devin White had 10 points apiece for the Explorers.

Kyle Vinales led CCSU with 18 points and Robby Ptacek had 14.

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La Salle Explorers
J. Wright, F269-143-593421
S. Mills, G315-70-012212
T. Duren, G254-111-247010
E. Pettis, G243-70-05107
R. Galloway, G226-70-052115
D. Peterson230-30-01110
T. Dunn181-20-02013
D. White174-72-252010
S. Zack122-20-02134
M. Sheehan21-21-20003
Totals 35-627-1140191285
Central Connecticut State Blue Devils
A. Burbage, F336-90-030114
J. Efese, F223-60-08036
R. Ptacek, G404-154-434114
M. McMillan, G360-60-04440
K. Vinales, G367-200-022016
D. Simmons214-41-33019
T. Allen100-10-03000
M. LaPorte20-00-00000
Totals 24-615-728101059
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