La Salle hangs with No. 1 Villanova in 89-79 loss

La Salle hangs with No. 1 Villanova in 89-79 loss

Sophomore Pookie Powell scored a career-high 27 points, including 20 in the second half, as the La Salle University men’s basketball team battled No. 1 Villanova for the full 40 minutes. In the end, the Wildcats were able to fend off the Explorers by a final score of 89-79 at the famed Palestra on Tuesday evening…