PHILADELPHIA -- Jerrell Wright scored 11 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as La Salle held off Quinnipiac in the final seconds to win 73-67 Tuesday.
Wright finished with two assists and two blocks and only drew one personal foul. Quinnipiac pulled within two points (67-65) with 37.7 seconds left to play. Tyrone Garland scored the last four points of the game for the Explorers, including a dunk and two free throws, to seal the win. Coming off the bench, Garland finished with 12 points and three rebounds.It was a close matchup, with the largest lead at 27-18 for La Salle. The Bobcats took their first lead since the opening basket at 47-46 with 11:38 left to play.Kasim Chandler led Quinnipiac with 19 points, three rebounds and four assists.The Explorers went to the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 last year and returned four starters this season.