Scores

Final

Massachusetts 78

(10-19, 4-11 A 10)

La Salle 89

(12-17, 4-11 A 10)

    7:00 PM ET, March 3, 2010

    Tom Gola Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    MASS 32 4678
    LAS 40 4989

    Top Performers

    Massachusetts: R. Harris 31 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Ast, 3 Stl

    La Salle: J. Williams 14 Pts, 8 Reb, 9 Ast, 3 Stl

    La Salle 89, Massachusetts 78

    Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA -- Rodney Green scored 30 points to lead La Salle to an 89-78 victory over Massachusetts on Wednesday night.

    Green was 13-for-16 from the free throw line and the Explorers (12-17, 4-11 Atlantic 10 Conference) shot 50 percent from the field (28 of 56) to snap an eight-game losing streak.

    Aaric Murray scored five points and Green had four as La Salle went on a 9-2 run to take a 33-24 lead with 5:11 remaining in the first half.

    Murray, who finished with 13 points, then scored five straight points as the Explorers took a 40-32 lead into halftime.

    Jerrell Williams had 14 points, nine rebounds and eight assists for La Salle. Steve Weingarten added 13 points.

    Ricky Harris hit eight 3-pointers on his way to scoring 31 points for Massachusetts (10-19, 4-11), which has lost four consecutive games.

    Massachusetts shot 33.3 percent from the 3-point line (13 of 39).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MASS
    LAS
    Points 78 89
    FG Made-Attempted 27-66 (.409) 28-56 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 13-39 (.333) 5-14 (.357)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-19 (.579) 28-38 (.737)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 13

    2009-10 Season

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