PHILADELPHIA – Ruben Guillandeaux scored 24 points to lead La Salle to an 89-83 overtime victory over Pennsylvania on Wednesday night.
La Salle leading-scorer Aaric Murray, who sat out the previous game (coach's decision), had 19 points, eight rebounds and five assists. La Salle (8-9) was 9 of 11 from the free-throw line in OT (81.8 percent) to win for the first time in three games.
The Explorers scored 10 of the first 12 points in OT, starting with Guillandeaux's three-point play. His two free throws extended the lead to 86-78 with 47 seconds left.
Penn's Jack Eggleston forced overtime by hitting three free throws with 24 seconds left in regulation.
Tyreek Duren scored 15 points and Jerrell Williams added 10 for La Salle.
Zack Rosen led Penn (5-7) with 19 points, Tyler Bernardini had 17, Eggleston had 16 points and 12 rebounds, Conor Turley added 13 and Miles Cartwright had 12.