La Salle 75, Hartford 62

Kimmani Barrett scored 25 points, including knocking down five

3-pointers, to lead La Salle to a 75-62 win over Hartford on

Sunday.

Rodney Green added 13 points, Aaric Murray had 12 and Yves

Mekongo Mbala scored 10 for the Explorers (5-2).

Barrett finished 7-for-14 from the floor, including his five 3s,

and was 6-for-8 from the foul line. Green and Murray also added two

3-pointers each for the Explorers, who shot 11-for-21 from long

range (52.4 percent).

The Hawks (2-7) were 9-for-21 from beyond the arc (42.9

percent).

After trading leads early in the opening half, Morgan Sabia hit

a pair of free throws to pull Hartford within 22-21 with 7:04 left

before halftime. But the Explorers went on a 15-5 run for an

11-point lead at the break.

Sabia and Joe Zeglinski scored 19 apiece to lead Hartford.