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Saturday December 21, 2013La Salle defeats Tennessee State in Gator Holiday Classic Third-Place Game

Gainesville, Fla.

La Salle freshman Micahya Owens scored 19 points with eight boards and the Explorers defeated Tennessee State, 66-58, in the third-place game of the 2013 Gator Holiday Classic played at the O’Connell Center on Saturday.

 

Tennessee State’s 58 points are the fewest allowed Explorers this season.

 

La Salle opened the game with an 8-0 run and held Tennessee State to just 18 points in the first half.

 

Led by Imani Davis’ second double-double of her career, matching a career-high 15 points and setting a career-high with 16 rebounds, the Lady Tigers fought for a comeback win and came within five with 30 seconds left in the game, but couldn’t catch the Explorers

 

With the victory, La Salle improved to 4-6 as the Lady Tigers dropped to 3-10 on the season.

 

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