Scores

Final

Howard 66

(1-12, 0-1 MEAC)

La Salle 81

(8-5, 6-2 home)

    2:00 PM ET, January 3, 2009

    Tom Gola Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    HOW 22 4466
    LAS 34 4781

    Top Performers

    Howard: C. McHenry 18 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    La Salle: R. Green 21 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

    La Salle 81, Howard 66

    Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA -- Junior guard Rodney Green scored 21 points and went over the 1,000-point mark in his career in leading La Salle to beat Howard 81-66 on Saturday.

    Kimmani Barrett added 16 points for La Salle (8-5), which connected on 33 of 53 shots in the game. Eugene Myatt had 19 points and Chris McHenry 18 for Howard, now 1-12 after winning its season opener against Oregon State and losing every game since.

    The Explorers hit on 11 of their first 13 shots in jumping out to a 24-17 lead. La Salle, with eight players scoring, hit on 15 of 24 shots in the first half in taking a 34-22 lead, while Howard connected on only 9 of 29.

    The Bison closed to within 41-33 on a 3-point shot by Kyle Riley with 14:28 left to play, but La Salle went on a 15-8 run and was not threatened again.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HOW
    LAS
    Points 66 81
    FG Made-Attempted 26-56 (.464) 33-53 (.623)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-12 (.500) 4-11 (.364)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-10 (.800) 11-20 (.550)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 8 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 20

    2008-09 Season

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