Duquesne vs La Salle

La Salle holds off Duquesne 88-81

Associated Press
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jordan Price scored 18 points with four 3-pointers, Pookie Powell added 16 points and five assists, and La Salle made 20 second-half free throws to beat Duquesne 88-81 on Saturday night to win its second straight.

B.J. Johnson also scored 18, Isiah Deas scored 11, and Demetrius Henry had 10 with 10 rebounds for the Explorers (8-5, 2-1 Atlantic 10), who made 24 of 25 free throws (96 percent).

Tied at 36 at halftime, Tony Washington dunked, Price hit a 3 and LaSalle pulled ahead 53-46 early in the second half after two lead changes, then led 71-59 after Price's 3-pointer with 7:05 left.

Duquesne closed to 71-68 on Emile Blackman's 3, but La Salle pulled away 78-71 after Cleon Roberts' two free throws, then sealed it by making six free throws in the final 51 seconds.

Emile Blackman and Rene Castro scored 18 apiece for the Dukes (8-8, 1-2).

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Scoreboard
Duquesne (8-8)364581
La Salle (8-5) «365288
DUQ:R. Castro 19 Pts
DUQ:E. Blackman 7 Reb
DUQ:R. Castro 3 Ast
LSALLE:J. Price 18 Pts
LSALLE:D. Henry 10 Reb
LSALLE:A. Stukes 5 Ast

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PLAYERS OF THE GAME
DuquesneLa Salle
DUQ
Emile Blackman
LSALLE
Pookie Powell
PtsRebsAstPtsRebsAst
18721675
Duquesne Dukes
I. Mike, F286-130-032414
N. Sanders, F194-52-472410
E. Blackman, G397-140-072318
M. Lewis II, G354-141-250311
T. Smith, G182-70-01104
R. Castro286-102-233219
K. Abrahamson161-60-01123
D. Lewis131-10-06122
J. Robinson20-10-01000
K. Taylor20-00-01000
Totals 31-715-837122081
 43.7%62.5% 
La Salle Explorers
D. Henry, F265-80-0101110
P. Powell, G323-108-865216
A. Stukes, G321-52-24514
B. Johnson, G296-135-560118
J. Price, G266-122-261318
C. Roberts271-55-60117
T. Washington132-40-06024
I. Deas113-52-200011
J. Shuler40-10-00000
Totals 27-6324-2542131188
 42.9%96% 
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