PHILADELPHIA -- David Beatty scored 18 points to lead five La Salle players in double figures as the Explorers broke their seven-game losing streak, defeating Saint Joseph's 83-66 on Saturday.
The Explorers (11-11, 2-8 Atlantic 10 Conference) hit 10 3-pointers in the first half en route to a season-high 43 first-half points and a 43-29 advantage at the break. They finished with 13 3-pointers.
Ryan Daly had 26 points and six rebounds for the Hawks (4-19, 0-10). Lorenzo Edwards added 10 points. Rahmir Moore had seven rebounds. The Hawks have lost five straight overall in addition to their 10-game conference losing streak.
Saint Joseph's plays Saint Bonaventure at home on Tuesday. La Salle plays Richmond at home on Wednesday.
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