La Salle uses strong defensive performance to earn 69-60 win at UMass

The La Salle University men’s basketball team held Massachusetts, the top-scoring team in the Atlantic 10, nearly 18 points below its season average en route to a 69-60 victory in the league opener for both schools on Saturday. The win at Mullins Center was the first for La Salle at the venue in nearly a decade (Jan. 24, 2009) and marked the second straight season that the Explorers have began A-10 play with a win…