Scores

Final

La Salle 84

(6-3, 1-1 away)

Boston U 81

(4-6, 2-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 9, 2010

    Case Gym, Boston, Massachusetts

    1 2 T
    LAS 35 4984
    BU 38 4381

    Top Performers

    La Salle: R. Guillandeaux 21 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Boston University: D. Partin 20 Pts, 6 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    BU blows 12-point lead, can't rally vs. La Salle

    Associated Press

    BOSTON -- Ruben Guillandeaux scored 21 points and Earl Pettis added 19 as La Salle rallied from a 12-point deficit to defeat Boston University 84-81 on Thursday night.

    Leading 76-72, the Explorers (6-3) made 8 of 12 free throws in the final 1:19 to hold off the Terriers (4-6), who closed to within a point on three occasions in the last 41 seconds.

    D.J. Irving hit a free throw with 10 seconds left to make it 82-81, but missed the tying foul shot. Pettis hit his two free throws with 8 seconds left and BU's John Holland missed a 3-point attempt with 2 seconds to go.

    La Salle trailed for most of the first half, falling behind 30-18 before closing to 38-35 at the break.

    The lead changed nine times in the second half, with the Terriers holding their last advantage at 70-69 with 3:48 left.

    Darryl Partin scored 20 points to lead BU, which shot 13 of 29 from beyond the arc.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LAS
    BU
    Points 84 81
    FG Made-Attempted 29-60 (.483) 27-61 (.443)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 13-29 (.448)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-29 (.724) 14-20 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 28 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 5

    2010-11 Season

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