banner

College Basketball

more stats

NCAA Game Summary - Providence vs. La Salle



(Sunday, November 24)

Final Score: Providence 71, La Salle 63

St. Thomas, VI (SportsNetwork.com) - Tyler Harris scored 22 points as the Providence Friars held on for a 71-63 victory over the La Salle Explorers in the semifinals of the Paradise Jam at the Sports and Fitness Center.

Kadeem Batts added 18 points and Bryce Cotton finished with 11 despite hitting just 3-of-15 shots from the floor for Providence (6-0). The Friars will face Maryland in the championship round Monday night.

Jerrell Wright and Tyreek Duren each scored 16 points for La Salle (3-3). Tyrone Garland added 14 points and Steve Zack contributed 11 points and 11 rebounds. The Explorers are delegated to a fight for third place with Northern Iowa on Monday.

Even though Providence hit only 35.5 percent of its shots in the first period, while La Salle knocked down 41.4 percent, the Friars led 30-26 at the break by holding a 9-0 edge in scoring from beyond the arc.

After the break the Friars improved a bit, hitting 40 percent from the field, but it was their 15-5 advantage from the free-throw line that allowed them to hold off the Explorers.

Providence blocked nine shots in the game led by six off the bench from Carson Desrosiers.

11/25 00:33:51 ET

Other Stories

TV
  • World Series: Kansas City vs. San Francisco

    Tomorrow at 7:30 pm on FOX50

Scoreboard
Local
Final
ATL 117
CHA 114
 
Final
CLE 107
CHI 98
Final
WAS 84
NOP 88
Final
ATL 117
CHA 114
 
Final
NYK 107
MIL 120
Final
BRK 99
PHI 88
4th
DAL 96
MEM 85
 
4th
SAN 83
SAC 84
 
2nd
EDM 1
TAM 1
 
4th
PIT 24
HOU 13