No. 1 St. Frances falls, 72-56 N.Y.'s LaSalle stops Panthers' win streak at 19

Boys basketball

December 08, 1996|By Derek Toney | Derek Toney,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

No. 1 St. Frances' 19-game winning streak ended last night, as the Panthers lost to LaSalle Academy of New York, 72-56, in the final game of the Towson Catholic Tip-Off Mixer at Goucher College.

Ron Artest, a Super 25 pick by USA Today, led LaSalle (5-0) with 21 points, including a tomahawk dunk late in the fourth quarter that sent most of the remaining crowd home.

Senior swing forward Mark Karcher led St. Frances (4-1), ranked No. 9 in the nation by USA Today, with 21 points.

Pub Date: 12/08/96

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