La Salle looks for its fourth straight win on Wednesday night against struggling Charlotte.
The La Salle Explorers look for their fourth straight win Wednesday night when they host the Charlotte 49ers in an Atlantic 10 Conference tilt at 7 p.m.
Bouncing back from two consecutive losses, La Salle knocked off Duquesne on Saturday for its third straight win and moved into a three-way tie atop the A-10 with a 5-2 record. The Explorers were led Saturday by Earl Pettis' 20 points and Ramon Galloway's double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds.
Charlotte has lost three straight overall and five consecutive in the conference. The 49ers used a late run Saturday night to put Xavier on the ropes, but Tu Holloway sank two free throws with four seconds remaining to seal Xavier's 74-70 win. Chris Braswell leads the way with 14.4 points and 7.4 rebounds per game, and Javarris Barnett adds 12.3 points and 6.3 boards.
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