Monday, February 8, 2016

LaSalle wins exhibition game

Senior Rodney Green scored 14 points and Aaric Murray had 13 in his collegiate debut as La Salle beat Holy Family, 94-59, in an exhibition game at Tom Gola Arena.

LaSalle wins exhibition game


Senior Rodney Green scored 14 points and Aaric Murray had 13 in his collegiate debut as La Salle beat Holy Family, 94-59, in an exhibition game at Tom Gola Arena.

The Explorers ran out to a 19-2 lead 8 minutes into the game and held the Tigers in single digits throughout most of the first half. Green scored 10 of his 14 points in the half to put the Explorers up by 44-17 at the break.

The lead was pushed to as many as 52 points as the Explorers went up 72-20 on a Murray dunk with 12:05 left, and held a 40-point advantage down the stretch.

Holy Family scored 42 points in the second half behind 22 points from Khiry Hankins, but could not close the first-half deficit.

In addition to Green's 14 and Murray's 13, Ruben Guillandeaux added 13, Jerrell Williams scored 11 and rookie Devon White chipped in 10. For the game, the Explorers shot 52.3 percent from the field while limiting Holy Family to 29.6 percent.

The Explorers open the regular season next Saturday, when they host Hampton at 3 p.m.


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