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La Salle vs George Washington

La Salle 60, George Washington 56

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Jerrell Wright scored 15 points including nine straight to open the second half and La Salle held on for a 60-56 win over George Washington on Wednesday night.

Earl Pettis scored 14 points and Tyreek Duren added 12 points for the Explorers (19-11, 8-7 Atlantic 10 Conference), who snapped a two-game losing streak. The victory guaranteed La Salle no worse than a .500 regular-season record with one game remaining.

The Explorers never trailed and, after a pair of Duren free throws, led 57-47 with 3:17 remaining. The Colonials (10-19, 5-10) countered with a 9-0 run and Tony Taylor's driving layup with 21 seconds remaining cut the lead to 57-56 with 21 seconds, but they would get no closer.

La Salle missed five of their final seven free throws, but Duren hit two of four inside the final 16 seconds.

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George Washington (10-19)243256
 

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La Salle Explorers
J. Wright, F305-85-760215
T. Duren, G394-94-813212
S. Mills, G374-100-01229
E. Pettis, G376-120-061214
R. Galloway, G254-71-22539
D. Peterson170-00-02020
D. White100-11-23011
T. Dunn50-00-00000
Totals 23-4711-1924111460
 48.9%57.9% 
George Washington Colonials
D. Smith, F182-31-26135
J. Edwards, F100-00-01010
T. Taylor, G352-112-23746
A. Ware, G265-70-000010
M. Conward, G30-10-20010
D. Pellom347-92-6111316
L. Kromah254-51-234410
N. Mikic191-30-03022
B. Bynes171-60-01213
D. Guest111-12-23024
J. Kopriva20-00-00000
Totals 23-468-1633152156
 50%50% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Saint Louis13-327-7
VCU12-426-9
Geo. Wash.11-524-9
Saint Joes11-524-10
UMass10-624-9
Dayton10-626-11
Richmond8-819-14
La Salle7-915-16
St. Bona.6-1018-15
Rhode Island5-1114-18
Duquesne5-1113-17
George Mason4-1211-20
Fordham2-1410-21
 
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