La Salle faces Penn
La Salle (1-0) vs. Penn (1-1)
Palestra, Philadelphia; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Penn plays host to La Salle in an early season matchup. La Salle won 70-64 in overtime at home against Iona in its last outing. Penn lost 80-61 on the road to Rice in its most recent game.
LEADING THE CHARGE: .DOMINANT DAVID: David Beatty has connected on 33.3 percent of the six 3-pointers he’s attempted. He’s also made 75 percent of his free throws this season.
A YEAR AGO: Penn scored 83 points and won by 18 over La Salle when these two teams met last year.
DID YOU KNOW: Penn held its 15 non-conference opponents to an average of just 69.2 points per game last season. The Quakers offense scored 74.3 points per matchup on their way to an 11-4 record against non-Ivy League competition. La Salle went 2-10 against non-conference teams last season.