Saturday, December 3, 2011
La Salle Throttles Bucknell 78-52
Another strong team defensive effort and hot shooting propelled the La Salle Explorers to their sixth straight win at Gola Arena with a 78-52 thrashing of the Bucknell Bison. The Explorers jumped on the Bison early and took a commanding 43-23 lead into the half. They kept the pressure up in the second half, leading by as many as thirty points.
Ramon Galloway once again led the way with 20 points, 9 rebounds, and 4 steals. Also scoring in double figures for La Salle were Earl Pettis (18), Devon White (11), and Tyreek Duren (11). Bucknell was led by Joe Willman's 14 points. Willman was the only Bison player to score in double figures as the Explorers big men shut down the opposing team's leading scorer, holding 6'9" Mike Muscala to 2 points.