La Salle Vs. Penn Final Score: Explorers Lead Wire-To-Wire, Down Quakers 68-57

The La Salle Explorers never relinquished the lead they held throughout out the first half, keeping the Penn Quakers at bay throughout the second stanza. The Explorers would go on to win 68-57, improving to 14-4 on the season. The Quakers fell to 7-10 on the year.

The Quakers went over three minutes without a bucket at 11:21 mark of the second half. The Explorers took advantage, expanding their lead from eight points to to 13 during the stretch. They promptly hit an even worse skid, however, going over five minutes without a basket at the 6:46 mark to let the Quakers back within five points. Penn would hit just one more basket down the stretch, however, allowing La Salle to walk away with the 11-point victory.

Sophomore Tyreek Duren led the way for the Explorers, scoring 21 points on 6-of-8 shooting and 7-of-8 on free throws. He added six assists, of which Earl Pettis (18 points) and Sam Mills (12 points) were the biggest beneficiaries. Fran Dougherty led the Quakers off the bench, scoring 14 in addition to his six rebounds.

For more coverage of the Big 5 matchup between La Salle and Penn, stay tuned to our storystream.

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