PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Josh Nickelberry helped lead La Salle past Saint Joseph’s (PA) on Sunday with 16 points off of the bench in a 73-65 victory.
Nickelberry was 6 of 11 shooting (4 for 6 from distance) for the Explorers (10-13, 4-6 Atlantic 10 Conference). Khalil Brantley scored 12 points and added six rebounds and six assists. Jhamir Brickus recorded 11 points and was 4 of 6 shooting (2 for 4 from distance).
The Hawks (11-12, 5-6) were led in scoring by Erik Reynolds II, who finished with 15 points. Saint Joseph’s also got 14 points from Ejike Obinna.
La Salle entered halftime up 35-30. Rokas Jocius paced the team in scoring in the first half with six points. La Salle took the lead for good with 10:52 remaining in the second half on a 3-pointer from Nickelberry to make it a 50-47 game.
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