Powell scores 25 to lift La Salle over Duquesne 73-72
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pookie Powell scored the last two of his team-high 25 points on a driving layup with five seconds left as La Salle edged Duquesne 73-72 on Wednesday night.
Powell made 4 of 6 3-pointers.
David Beatty had 15 points for La Salle (8-15, 6-5 Atlantic 10 Conference). Isiah Deas added 13 points. Ed Croswell had 9 points and 16 rebounds for the hosts.
La Salle drains 15 treys, beats Saint Joseph’s 83-69
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Traci Carter had 18 points while dishing out six assists to help La Salle roll past Saint Joseph's 83-69 on Tuesday night.
Carter drained a 3-pointer and made four free throws in the final minutes to help secure La Salle's fourth consecutive victory.
Dowtin leads Rhode Island run in win over La Salle
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jeff Dowtin scored 22 points, Cyril Langevine scored 19 with 14 rebounds and Rhode Island beat La Salle 78-67 on Saturday to hand the Explorers their fourth straight loss.
Fatts Russell added 20 points for the Rams (10-7, 3-2 Atlantic 10) as the team shot 28 of 48 (58.3 percent) from the field but missed 15 free throws (19 of 34; 56 percent).
Phiri, Powell lead LaSalle over UMass 69-60 in A-10 opener
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Saul Phiri scored 20 points, Pookie Powell added 17 points and LaSalle defeated Massachusetts 69-60 in an Atlantic 10 Conference opener on Saturday.
Penn continues hot start with 83-65 victory over La Salle
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Freshman reserve Michael Wang tossed in 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the floor and Pennsylvania continued its best start since the 1994-95 season with an 83-65 victory over winless La Salle on Saturday.
South Carolina Preview Capsule
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina
Last season: 17-16, missed the postseason after a surprise Final Four run in 2017.
Coach: Frank Martin.
Who's gone: Guard Frank Booker, guard Wesley Myers, guard David Beatty (transfer).
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Reserve guard David Beatty has been granted a full release from South Carolina's men's basketball program.
Gamecocks coach Frank Martin announced Beatty's status on Monday.
Beatty, a 6-foot-2 guard from Philadelphia, played in 29 games off the bench this year, averaging less than 12 minutes a game. Beatty had a reputation as a scorer in high school, but shot just 25 percent this season (30-of-118).
South Carolina beats Limestone 74-45
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Frank Booker was 5 for 9 from 3-point range and scored 17 points to lead South Carolina to a 74-45 victory over Limestone on Wednesday.
Freshman David Beatty added 16 points for the Gamecocks (9-3) while Maik Kotsar had 13.
South Carolina closed the first half on a 17-2 run to take a 34-25 lead. The Gamecocks scored the first 12 points of the second half to take control.
Kenny Hairston had 14 points for the Division II Saints (6-8) and T.J. Shappard added 12.