Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Owls Escape With 76-70 Win Over La Salle

La Salle got within one point on numerous occasions during the second half but could never get over the hump in a 76-70 loss to the Temple Owls.  Missed foul shots hurt the Explorers as they made only 9 out of 16 attempts.  A couple late baskets by Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson and Ramone Moore helped the Owls finish off La Salle.

The Explorers were led by Tyreek Duren with 18 points, 6 rebounds, and 2 assists.  Also scoring in double figures for La Salle were Ramon Galloway (17) and Earl Pettis (12).  Jerrell Wright also chipped in with 9 points and 6 rebounds.  Temple had four players in double figures, led by Hollis-Jefferson (19) and Moore (17).

La Salle now falls to 13-6 overall and 2-2 in A10 play while Temple moves to 12-5 overall and 2-2 in the A10.

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