La Salle 61, Tulane 59

BY foxsports • November 22, 2009

Rodney Green was 4-for-4 from the foul line in the final 48 seconds, and La Salle held on to beat Tulane 61-59 on Sunday in the third round of the Charleston Classic. Kimmani Barrett finished with 14 points to lead La Salle (3-1), while Green finished with 13. Kris Richard led Tulane (1-3) with 17 points. The Green Wave had the final possession, but Kevin Sims missed a wide-open 3-point shot at the buzzer. The game was close throughout, as La Salle?s biggest lead was six points and Tulane?s was four points. La Salle led 28-26 at halftime and both teams scored 33 points in the second half. La Salle opened the tournament with a 78-68 loss to South Carolina on Thursday, then beat Davidson 84-70 in Friday?s second round. The Green Wave lost to Miami 74-54 in the opening round and beat Penn State 63-60 on Friday.

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