Posted March 09, 2013 on AP on Fox
La Salle was a worthy competitor for one half. The rest of the game the Explorers would just as soon forget. Dwayne Evans had 16 points and 17 rebounds and No. 16 Saint Louis hit 17 of its 20 shots in a pull-away second half, clinching a share of the Atlantic 10 title with a 78-54 victory Saturday. ''The second half was unbelievable,'' La Salle coach John Giannini said. ''I've been in a few games like that in my lifetime, but not many.'' La Salle entered its regular-season finale second in the conference and had won seven of eight, putting the school in good shape for a first NCAA tournament appearance since 1992 barring another stumble in the conference tournament. ''It's all game by game,'' Giannini said. ''I think we have a good chance, but we want to try to respond to this in the right way.'' Kwamain Mitchell had 19 points and six assists on Senior Day for Saint Louis (24-6, 13-3 A-10), which won its fi...
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