LaSalle defeats Saint Peter’s 59-50
- Updated: November 22, 2014
Philadelphia PA: On Saturday November 22 from Tom Gola Arena on the Campus of LaSalle University, The LaSalle Explorers hosted Saint Peter’s Peacocks. LaSalle came into game off a win over Quinnipiac on November 18, while Saint Peter’s comes into game with 0-3 record following loss to Niagara on November 20.
LaSalle wins tip to start the game & turns it over on, Both Teams struggled early on by going 4 minutes without scoring, LaSalle gets the games 1st points as Jordan Price makes 2 from Foul line for the early 2-0 lead. LaSalle breaks out to early 6-0 lead after Amar Stukes. Saint Peters gets on board with 13:50 left in 1st half by Elisha Boone. Very sloppy play by both teams, they had some good shot attempts, both nothing is going in. LaSalle basket & Foul by Cleon Roberts & makes foul shot to make it 19-12 with 3:50 left in 1st half. LaSalle took a 23-14 lead into halftime
LaSalle got ball to start 2nd half and they picked up where they left off in the 1st half. Saint Peters would try to cut into the lead, LaSalle Jordan Price would hit a couple 3 pointers. both teams had a couple shot attempts, the referees were letting them play. Both teams went over the foul limit with 10 minutes left in the 2nd half, Saint Peters would make a late run to make it interesting but LaSalle would increase their lead to 51-40 with 3:43 left in the 2nd half. Saint Peters would get the lead down to 6 points with 35 seconds left. LaSalle would ice the game with foul shots as they hold on for a 59-50 win.
Jordan Price: 21 points, 2 rebounds, 9-9 from Foul line
Amar Stukes: 11 points, 3 assists, 2-2 from Foul line
Saint Peter’s Peacocks
Marvin Dominique: 9 points, 9 rebounds, 2 steals, 3-3 from Foul Line
Trevis Wyche, Jamel Fields & Elias Boone with 8 points
LaSalle Coach Dr John Giannini
LaSalle Jerrell Wright & Jordan Price