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La Salle vs Saint Louis

Saint Louis 78, La Salle 71


ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Mike McCall Jr. scored 16 points and Kwamain Mitchell had 15 to lead Saint Louis to a 78-71 win over La Salle on Friday night to advance to the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament semifinals.

Brian Conklin scored 14 points and Jordair Jett had 13 for the No. 2-seed Billikens (25-6), who have won nine of their last 10 games and are the highest remaining seed left in the tournament. Top-seeded Temple was eliminated by Massachusetts earlier.

Earl Pettis scored 18 points, Ramon Galloway had 14 and Tyreek Duren 13 for the Explorers (21-12).

Saint Louis raced to a 12-point first-half lead and appeared to have the game under control until La Salle got hot late. Pettis hit a pull-up jumper to pull La Salle within two and Jerrell Wright's dunk made it 57-56. That was as close as they would get.

McCall's 3-pointer made it 65-58, helping Saint Louis advance.

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La Salle Explorers
J. Wright, F164-60-03048
R. Galloway, G395-102-244214
T. Duren, G384-134-432113
S. Mills, G382-60-03125
E. Pettis, G356-153-332318
D. White122-41-23035
D. Peterson111-10-03123
S. Zack111-13-45045
Totals 25-5613-1529102171
Saint Louis Billikens
B. Conklin, F314-96-634314
D. Evans, F233-51-19139
R. Loe, F232-62-21037
K. Mitchell, G345-123-547315
M. McCall Jr., G295-113-343316
J. Jett274-54-550013
C. Ellis161-70-01102
K. Cassity100-00-01000
C. Remekun71-10-00002
Totals 25-5619-2233161578
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Geo. Wash.0-06-130
La Salle0-04-1126
Saint Joes0-04-199
Saint Louis0-04-142
Rhode Island0-03-2142
St. Bona.0-03-271
George Mason0-03-4215
Other games
UMass 77 Final
Temple 71
Iowa 75 Final
Mich St 92
MD 69 Final
NC 85
LSU 51 Final
Kentucky 60
Indiana 71 Final
Wisc 79
Alabama 63 Final
Florida 66
Minn 69 Final
Michigan 73
VT 56 Final
Cincinnati 71 Final
Syracuse 68
Baylor 81 Final
Kansas 72
Purdue 71 Final
Ohio St 88
Colo St 69 Final
Miami-FL 71 Final
Florida St 82
Louisville 64 Final
ND 50
Texas 67 Final
Missouri 81
N Mexico 72 Final