Ryan Frazier added 11 points for the Bison, whose 9-1 record marks their best start since the 2005-06 season. It was Bucknell's fourth consecutive victory.
With the score tied at 8 with 13:16 to go in the first half, Bucknell scored 12 consecutive points to take a 20-8 lead at the 9:31 mark. Bucknell led 41-29 at the break.
La Salle closed to five points at 43-38 on Galloway's 3-pointer 4:05 into the second half. Frazier's 3-pointer made it a nine-point game at 55-46 for Bucknell with 9:33 remaining, and the Bison kept the Explorers at bay.
The 2017 recruiting class is short on point guards, with Trevon Duval leading only eight prospects from the ESPN 60 who are still available.
ESPN college basketball reporter Andy Katz looks into the two decommitments from the NBA draft and what they're looking forward to.
With a trio a top recruits from Philadelphia, the Penn State basketball program is primed to finally turn a corner.