La Salle gained ground in the second half, outshooting the Eagles 15-11 in the first 13 minutes, then cut the lead to two, 56-54, on a 3-pointer by Jordan Price with 21 seconds to play.
Langston Galloway scored 18 points, surpassing 1,000 for his career, to lead Saint Joseph’s to a 74-55 victory against American University on Wednesday.
Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel is looking for 50 new school principals, each to take over a failing school.
Maalik Wayns came off the bench to score 12 points and lead Villanova to a 73-52 victory over American University on Thursday night.
Charles Hinkle scored a career-high 32 points for American University, which used some clutch free-throw shooting late in a 66-60 victory over Saint Joseph’s on Sunday night.
St. Joe’s sits at 5-2 on the young season. The start is a welcome change from the last two campaigns, which saw the Hawks go a combined 22-42.