La Salle vs Charlotte

Charlotte 74, La Salle 65

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Pierria Henry scored 20 points to lead Charlotte past La Salle 74-65 Wednesday night in the Atlantic 10 opener for both teams.

Victor E. Nickerson added 13 points, Darion Clark had 12 and DeMario Mayfield scored 10 for Charlotte (13-2).

Ahead 7-4 at the 16:06 mark in the first half, Charlotte ended the half on a 29-10 run.

Charlotte shot 46.4 percent (13 for 28) in the first half and held La Salle to 21.9 percent (7 for 32) shooting in the period to take a 33-17 lead into halftime.

Paced by Ramon Galloway's 17 points in the second half, La Salle cut the lead to single digits late, but Charlotte shot 50 percent (12 for 24) for the second half and knocked down 17 free throws in the period to seal the victory.

Galloway finished with game-highs of 23 points and nine rebounds to lead the Explorers (10-4).

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La Salle Explorers
J. Wright, F245-101-290411
S. Zack, C243-50-28246
T. Duren, G385-142-245412
R. Galloway, G367-296-790423
S. Mills, G251-31-21114
R. Brown180-20-14030
T. Garland174-111-21149
D. Peterson160-30-05020
T. Dunn20-00-00000
Totals 25-7711-184592665
 32.5%61.1% 
Charlotte 49ers
C. Braswell, F273-81-14227
W. Clayton, F223-40-08036
P. Henry, G367-126-751420
D. Ingram, G191-50-00112
T. Williams, G162-50-23124
E. Nickerson262-38-974113
D. Clark235-102-660212
D. Mayfield222-35-661210
J. Thompson90-20-02010
Totals 25-5222-3145101874
 48.1%71% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Dayton13-222-527
VCU12-222-526
Rhode Island10-518-947
Richmond10-516-1196
St. Bona.8-616-1095
George Mason8-718-10110
La Salle8-714-12107
Davidson7-814-12109
Geo. Wash.6-814-13132
Fordham6-812-15196
Saint Louis4-109-18250
UMass3-1113-14182
Saint Josephs3-1110-16166
Duquesne3-1110-17232

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Middle Tenn.14-124-432
La. Tech12-320-8122
Old Dominion9-516-10134
UTEP9-511-15258
Rice8-618-9183
Marshall8-615-12126
UAB8-715-13178
Western Ky.7-713-14218
UT-San Antonio6-811-16300
Charlotte5-911-14233
FAU5-99-16288
So. Miss5-108-19336
North Texas2-128-18332
FIU2-126-21340
 
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