La Salle Loses Overtime Thriller
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Marshall Moses scored 30 points, including 19 in the second half, to help Oklahoma State come back to beat La Salle 92-87 in double-overtime on Saturday.
A jumper with 11 seconds left in regulation by Moses, who also grabbed 18 rebounds for the Cowboys (7-1), sent the game into overtime after the Explorers (5-3) led for nearly 19 minutes of the second half.
Oklahoma State built a six-point lead in the first 1:51 of overtime, but La Salle bounced back, gaining a 79-79 tie on Aaric Murray’s jumper with 8 seconds left.
The Cowboys jumped to an 89-84 lead with 1:37 remaining in the second overtime before Ruben Guillandeaux’s 3-pointer cut it to 89-87 with 49 seconds left.
A jumper by Moses pushed the lead to 91-87 at the 0:14 mark.
Murray and Jerrell Williams finished with 23 points apiece to lead the Explorers.
Ray Penn added 17 points for Oklahoma State.
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