La Salle vs Rhode Island

La Salle 72, Rhode Island 65

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KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) - Tyreek Duren scored a game-high 21 points and Jerrell Wright finished with a double-double as La Salle pulled away to beat Rhode Island 72-65 Sunday in Atlantic 10 Conference play.

Wright had 12 points and 15 rebounds, and Ramon Galloway added 13 points and seven boards as La Salle (19-7, 9-4) outrebounded Rhode Island 37-31.

Though the Explorers, who have won five of their last six games, shot 30.4 percent (7 of 23) in the first half and trailed at halftime 30-27, they improved to 55.2 percent (16 of 29) after intermission.

Trailing 37-30 at the 18:10 mark, La Salle took control of the game with a 30-12 run, capped by Wright's dunk to go up 60-49 with 7:42 remaining. The Explorers led the rest of the way.

Xavier Munford led the Rams (8-18, 3-10) with 18 points, and Nikola Malesevic and Mike Aaman added 15 points apiece.

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La Salle Explorers
J. Wright, F264-74-5152112
T. Duren, G377-116-841121
S. Mills, G361-50-01413
D. Peterson, G362-32-22117
R. Galloway, G235-100-071513
T. Garland294-143-326414
S. Zack120-20-04030
T. Dunn10-02-20002
Totals 23-5217-2037151672
 44.2%85% 
Rhode Island Rams
N. Malesevic, F327-120-093215
M. Aaman, F297-101-262215
X. Munford, G386-163-541118
M. Powell, G360-70-02440
A. Malone, G241-41-25234
T. Buchanan252-43-40337
R. Brooks92-40-33114
A. Bigby71-10-01022
Totals 26-588-1631161865
 44.8%50% 
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
 
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