PHILADELPHIA -- Tyreek Duren's two free throws with two seconds left in the game preserved La Salle's 76-73 win over George Washington in the Atlantic 10 Conference opener for both schools Thursday night.
La Salle took the lead early in the first half and did not trail again. The Explorers' biggest lead was seven points in the first half.
Isaiah Armwood and Garino each scored 15 points for George Washington (12-3, 0-1), and McDonald added another 12 points.
Mike Krzyzewski says he has good reason to be excited for next season thanks to a combination of Duke's incoming freshmen and a core of experienced upperclassmen.
Georgia guard Juwan Parker has been awarded a medical redshirt, leaving him with two years of eligibility, after missing the 2015-16 season with a partially torn Achilles tendon.
Forward Trevon Bluiett has withdrawn from consideration from the NBA draft and will return to Xavier for his junior season.