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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Scoreboard
La Salle (10-4)174865
Charlotte (13-2) «334174

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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
Dayton15-324-830
VCU14-426-922
Rhode Island13-525-1031
Richmond13-522-1380
St. Bona.11-720-1291
Geo. Wash.10-820-15102
George Mason9-920-14103
La Salle9-915-15137
Davidson8-1017-1589
Fordham7-1113-19215
Saint Louis6-1212-21238
UMass4-1415-18193
Saint Josephs4-1411-20201
Duquesne3-1510-22266

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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NCST 83
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WICH 82
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ILL 67
UNLV 60 Final
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