Hofstra 71, La Salle 70

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Antoine Agudio scored 23 points, including a
game-winning jumper with 1:01 left to play, in leading Hofstra to a
71-70 comeback victory over La Salle on Friday night.

Loren Stokes added 18 points for Hofstra (8-2), while Adrian
Uter added 12. Steven Smith had 21 points and 10 rebounds for the
Explorers (8-2).

La Salle took its biggest lead of the game, 69-61, with 4:32
remaining. Agudio then made a free throw, and Aurimas Kieza hit a
3-pointer, a driving lay-up and then a steal for a basket to force
a 69-69 tie with 1:44 to go.

After Smith made one of two free throws at the 1:14 mark, Agudio
made his ten-foot, game-winning shot.

La Salle led 38-36 at halftime despite 15 points by Agudio, who
made 5-of-9 shots including 4-of-4 from 3-point range.