Jordan Price knocked down three 3-pointers in the first 3:05 of the game and Cleon Roberts hit two more as La Salle took a 15-2 lead and never looked back, topping Duquesne 87-72 on Wednesday night.
Saint Joseph’s (6-7, 0-2) was led by 18 points from Bembry and 15 from Aaron Brown, but lost its third straight.
With just three games left in the regular season, La Salle goes for win #20 against Duquesne on Saturday.
Temple will be looking for a third straight win on Thursday night as they host Duquesne at the Liacouras Center.
Khalif Wyatt scored 24 points and Juan Fernandez 20 as Temple dominated Duquesne 78-58 Saturday in Atlantic 10 Conference play.