Scores

Final

Morgan State 59

(0-5, 0-2 away)

La Salle 78

(3-2, 2-1 home)

Coverage: CBSSN

9:00 PM ET, November 22, 2013

Sports and Fitness Center, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

1 2 T
MORG 25 3459
LAS 32 4678

Top Performers

Morgan State: I. Chiles 14 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 5 Blk

La Salle: T. Garland 25 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

La Salle 78, Morgan St. 59

Associated Press

SAINT THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands -- Tyrone Garland scored 14 of his game-high 22 points in the second half as La Salle pulled away for a 78-59 win over Morgan State in the Paradise Jam Friday night.

After Anthony Hubbard hit a pair of free throws to pull Morgan State within six, 52-46, with 7:07 to play, La Salle used a 15-2 run to blow the game open. Jerrell Wright scored eight of his 12 points during that stretch and Morgan State (0-5) never drew closer than 15 again.

The Bears led 23-17 with 4:45 left in the first half, but La Salle (3-2) scored 15 of the next 17 points to take a 32-25 lead into the break.

Tyreek Duren finished with 16 points and Sam Mills added 12 for Explorers.

Ian Chiles had 14 points, on 7-of-11 shooting, and five blocks for Morgan State.

La Salle will play Providence in the second round Sunday.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MORG
LAS
Points 59 78
FG Made-Attempted 23-51 (.451) 28-62 (.452)
3P Made-Attempted 2-10 (.200) 9-28 (.321)
FT Made-Attempted 11-17 (.647) 13-19 (.684)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 14 (0/0)

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