Muskies Lose Again, Fall at La Salle

Philadelphia, PA (FOX19) - The hangover that plagued Xavier in the final weeks of 2011 continued as the Muskies started the new year with another loss in Philadelphia.  La Salle beat Xavier 80 - 70.  It's the Muskies fifth loss in six games since the Crosstown Shootout.

The Explorers went on a 14-0 run on the way to a 46 point first half.  La Salle's Earl Pettis finished with 23 points.

Dez Wells and Tu Holloway each had 15 points for XU.  The loss is the Muskies' first in an A-10 opener since 2004-05.

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