La Salle vs St. Joseph's

Saint Joseph's 70, La Salle 66

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PHILADEPHIA (AP) - Halil Kanacevic scored 18 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to help Saint Joseph's hold off La Salle in a 70-66 win on Saturday.

Kanacevic also had four assists, two blocked shots and two steals for the Hawks (15-9, 5-4 Atlantic 10), who have won two straight. Carl Jones pitched in with 13 points.

Saint Joseph's led by as many as 11 points in the second half but had a tough time holding off the Explorers. La Salle managed to cut the margin to 67-66 on Earl Pettis' dunk with 11 seconds left in the game.

But the Explorers (17-7, 6-3) scored no more, as Saint Joseph's responded with two free throws by C.J. Aiken and a late free by Langston Galloway to give the Hawks enough cushion for the victory.

Pettis led La Salle with 17 points, but struggled from the floor with a 6 of 18 shooting effort.

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Scoreboard
La Salle (17-7)333366
Saint Joseph's (15-9) «422870

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La Salle Explorers
J. Wright, F111-33-44045
T. Duren, G383-102-23219
S. Mills, G374-120-021111
R. Galloway, G344-134-474314
E. Pettis, G346-182-253217
S. Zack170-20-26220
D. Peterson162-30-01026
D. White122-40-05054
T. Dunn10-10-00010
Totals 22-6611-1435122166
 33.3%78.6% 
St. Joseph's Hawks
H. Kanacevic, F337-104-6154218
D. Quarles, F204-91-12129
C. Aiken, C262-64-47218
C. Jones, G395-122-442313
L. Galloway, G333-103-43049
C. Wilson261-32-27424
R. Roberts Jr.212-45-84119
E. Maschmeyer20-00-00000
Totals 24-5421-2943141570
 44.4%72.4% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Bona.0-07-276
Duquesne0-05-3311
Rhode Island0-05-323
Davidson0-04-3159
Geo. Wash.0-05-5160
George Mason0-05-5223
UMass0-05-5185
VCU0-05-5131
La Salle0-05-677
Dayton0-04-586
Fordham0-04-5282
Saint Josephs0-04-5217
Saint Louis0-04-5181
Richmond0-02-8262
 
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