Crutcher carries Dayton over La Salle 70-39
The Explorers‘ 39 points on 28.1 percent shooting represented the worst marks by a Dayton opponent this season.
Neither team was able to get much going offensively in the first half. After leading 25-18 heading to the locker room at halftime, Dayton kept it up in the second half to earn the victory. The Explorers’ 21 second-half points marked a season low for the team.
Jared Kimbrough had nine rebounds for the Explorers (9-20, 7-10).
Pookie Powell, who led the Explorers in scoring entering the matchup with 16 points per game, failed to make a shot (0 of 9).
Dayton finishes out the regular season against Duquesne on the road on Saturday. La Salle finishes out the regular season against Fordham at home on Saturday.