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% 
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Dayton14-425-822
St. Bona.14-422-930
VCU14-425-1137
Saint Joes13-528-821
Geo. Wash.11-728-1068
Davidson10-820-1364
Rhode Island9-917-15120
Fordham8-1017-14176
Richmond7-1116-16121
Duquesne6-1217-17162
UMass6-1214-18170
George Mason5-1311-21202
Saint Louis5-1311-21206
La Salle4-149-22233

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UAB16-226-783
Middle Tenn.13-525-1078
La. Tech12-623-9122
Old Dominion12-622-13140
Marshall12-617-16128
UTEP10-819-14214
Charlotte9-914-19234
Western Ky.8-1018-16158
FIU7-1113-19270
North Texas7-1112-20295
Rice7-1112-20279
So. Miss5-138-21315
FAU5-138-25300
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347
 
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NEB 47 Final
MICH 62
BUTL 72 Final
STJOE 66
UGA 44 Final
FLA 77
IAST 89 Final
KAN 97
SYR 72 Final
PROV 66
LOU 73 Final
SETON 58
GT 70 Final
NCST 83
SILL 76 Final
WICH 82
MINN 84 Final
ILL 67
UNLV 60 Final
NMEX 65
SDSU 65 Final
FRESNO 62