Price has 33 points, La Salle beats Lafayette 83-75

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jordan Price nailed 6 of 8 from beyond the arc for 33 points, one short of his career high, to lead La Salle to an 83-75 win over Lafayette on Monday night.

Price, who scored 27 and 28 points in La Salle's first two games this season, made 11 of 14 shots from the floor and was 5 of 7 from the free throw line.

Tony Washington, who made 6 of 8 field goal attempts, finished with 14 points and nine rebounds. Cleon Roberts added 10 points and Rohan Brown chipped in six points and grabbed 11 rebounds for La Salle (3-0).

Lafayette (1-3), which beat Saint Peter's 87-86 in overtime on Sunday for its first victory, struggled on the boards as the Explorers won that battle 43-25.

La Salle was up 44-41 at the break and led 69-52 midway of the second half. Lafayette made a late run 13-3 run but could not catch the Explorers.

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