Penn State vs. La Salle final score: Explorers crush Nittany Lions at the Palestra

Howard Smith-US PRESSWIRE

29 points from Tyreek Duren powered the La Salle Explorers to an 82-57 blowout win over the Penn State Nittany Lions.

Tyreek Duren exploded for 29 points Wednesday night as the La Salle Explorers toppled the Penn State Nittany Lions, 82-57, at the Palestra.

La Salle outscored Penn State by 21 in the second half, turning what was a close game into a laugher in Philadelphia.

Duren hit four of his seven three-point attempts and, as a team, the Explorers shot 52 percent from beyond the arc, at 16-31. Ramon Galloway and Sam Mills each had 14 points to help Duren in the scoring attack.

Jermaine Marshall had 19 points for the Nittany Lions, but it was not enough. La Salle went on a 23-5 run in the second half to blow the game open, and they never looked back.

The Explorers took care of the ball and didn't give away possessions, piling up 16 assists to only four turnovers.

La Salle's win was the second this season against a power-conference school. The Explorers beat Villanova on Nov. 25, 77-74. Next, La Salle will visit Northeastern on Saturday night.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Philly

You must be a member of SB Nation Philly to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Philly. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Philly

You must be a member of SB Nation Philly to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Philly. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.