Scores

Final

La Salle 71

(16-6, 5-2 A 10)

Duquesne 68

(12-9, 3-4 A 10)

    7:00 PM ET, January 28, 2012

    A.J. Palumbo Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    LAS 28 4371
    DUQ 27 4168

    Top Performers

    La Salle: E. Pettis 20 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Duquesne: T. McConnell 19 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    La Salle 71, Duquesne 68

    Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA -- Earl Pettis scored 20 points and Ramon Galloway recorded a double-double as La Salle beat Duquesne 71-68 on Saturday night in Atlantic 10 action.

    Galloway scored 15 points and grabbed 10 boards for La Salle.

    La Salle (16-6, 5-2 Atlantic 10) held a 66-59 lead before Duquesne scored seven unanswered to tie the game at 66-all with 1:23 left to play. But Galloway converted a three-point play and Sam Mills made two free throws to seal the win.

    Duquesne's Jerry Jones attempted to tie the game with a 3-pointer but Tyreek Duren blocked his shot as time expired.

    The Dukes (12-9, 3-4) won the battle of the boards 33-28 but shot just 41.4 percent (24 of 58) from the field while La Salle knocked down 51.9 percent (28 of 54) of their shots.

    T.J. McConnell led Dusquesne with 19.

    La Salle has won three consecutive games after losing two straight.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LAS
    DUQ
    Points 71 68
    FG Made-Attempted 28-54 (.519) 24-58 (.414)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-14 (.429) 7-21 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-10 (.900) 13-17 (.765)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 9

    2011-12 Season

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