Scores

Final

La Salle 65

(10-4, 0-1 A 10)

Charlotte 74

(13-2, 1-0 A 10)

    7:30 PM ET, January 9, 2013

    Halton Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    LAS 17 4865
    CHAR 33 4174

    Top Performers

    La Salle: R. Galloway 23 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Stl

    Charlotte: P. Henry 20 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Charlotte 74, La Salle 65

    Associated Press

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Pierria Henry scored 20 points to lead Charlotte past La Salle 74-65 Wednesday night in the Atlantic 10 opener for both teams.

    Victor E. Nickerson added 13 points, Darion Clark had 12 and DeMario Mayfield scored 10 for Charlotte (13-2).

    Ahead 7-4 at the 16:06 mark in the first half, Charlotte ended the half on a 29-10 run.

    Charlotte shot 46.4 percent (13 for 28) in the first half and held La Salle to 21.9 percent (7 for 32) shooting in the period to take a 33-17 lead into halftime.

    Paced by Ramon Galloway's 17 points in the second half, La Salle cut the lead to single digits late, but Charlotte shot 50 percent (12 for 24) for the second half and knocked down 17 free throws in the period to seal the victory.

    Galloway finished with game-highs of 23 points and nine rebounds to lead the Explorers (10-4).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LAS
    CHAR
    Points 65 74
    FG Made-Attempted 25-77 (.325) 25-52 (.481)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-29 (.138) 2-8 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-18 (.611) 22-31 (.710)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 16

    2012-13 Season

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    Research Notes

    La Salle's Ramon Galloway shot 7 of 29 from the field in the Explorers' loss at Charlotte. Galloway's 22 missed shots are the most by a player in a regulation game since Western Kentucky's Courtney Lee posted an identical 7-for-29 line in the Hilltoppers' 2008 Sweet 16 loss to UCLA.

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