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LaSalle wins Division I state title

COLUMBUS, OH (AP) -

Brandon Neel scored 22 points and Ryan Fleming added 17 to lead LaSalle to a 59-40 victory over Columbus Northland in the Division I Ohio boys state championship game.

 Saturday's championship at Value City Arena was the second in school history for LaSalle (26-2).

The Vikings (26-2) had a hard time containing Neel early on. He was able to drive and score, going for nine points in the first half. When the shot wasn't there, he dished off, earning three assists. Two of those assists resulted in three-pointers as LaSalle took a 28-22 halftime lead.

Trey Burke led Northland with 10 points.

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