Drexel beats back La Salle with Demir at end in 89-84 win
Demir scored 14 points of his points in a 4½-minute span at the end.
Pookie Powell’s timely jumpers brought La Salle within three points on two occasions, the second time making the score 68-65. But Demir made a pair of free throws and a layup, Powell another shot, as was the case for Demir, and the Dragons led 74-67.
Later in a 67-second stretch, Demir scored six points with a pair of layups and a pair of free throws and the lead was 80-70 with 1:02 left. Powell’s 3-pointer with three seconds left made for the game’s final margin.