Scores

Final

Fordham 59

(3-24, 1-14 A 10)

La Salle 79

(17-12, 8-7 A 10)

    7:00 PM ET, March 4, 2009

    Tom Gola Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    FOR 30 2959
    LAS 37 4279

    Top Performers

    Fordham: J. Fontan 23 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    La Salle: K. Barrett 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    La Salle 79, Fordham 59

    Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA -- Kimmani Barrett scored 19 points and Rodney Green had 16 as La Salle pulled away in the last 10 minutes and defeated Fordham 79-59.

    Ruben Guillandeaux added 13 points for the Explorers (17-12, 8-7 Atlantic 10), who hit on 31 of 62 shots in Wednesday's game.

    Jio Fontan had 23 points and Alberto Estwick 15 for the Rams (3-24, 1-14), who lost their ninth in a row.

    The Explorers never trailed in the game, and led by 12 points twice in the second half before Fordham rallied to within 56-52 with 9:11 left in the game.

    Barrett then scored 11 points during a 16-2 run, and La Salle built a 72-54 advantage with 3:46 to go.

    The Rams kept close in the first half, but La Salle, who hit on 11 of 30 3-point shots in the game, led 37-30 at halftime.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FOR
    LAS
    Points 59 79
    FG Made-Attempted 23-64 (.359) 31-67 (.463)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-20 (.450) 11-30 (.367)
    FT Made-Attempted 4-8 (.500) 6-8 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 9 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 21

    2008-09 Season

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