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La Salle Beats George Mason 76-68

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jordan Price had four 3-pointers and 24 points, and La Salle snapped a two-game losing streak on Saturday with a 76-68 win over George Mason.

La Salle (7-20, 3-13 Atlantic 10 Conference) never trailed in the second half and had its largest lead at 76-63 after a 9-2 run.

Cleon Roberts added 15 points and Amar Stukes scored 12. Tony Washington had 11 rebounds to go with eight points for the Explorers, who took the lead for good at 24-23 with 6:52 left in the first half.

George Mason (10-19, 4-12) closed within 67-61 after Jalen Jenkins converted a 3-point play and Otis Livingston II followed with a layup with 2:12 left.

The Patriots outrebounded La Salle 48-38 but had 15 turnovers compared to just four by the Explorers.

Livingston led George Mason with 18 points. Shevon Thompson added 14 and Marko Gujanicic 12.

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