SPORTS

Grady and Hot-Shooting ‘Cats Cruise Past La Salle, 84-65

by | Jan 31, 2018 | Sports

Senior Peyton Aldridge soars over several Lasalle Explorers as he takes one in for two points.

DAVIDSON, N.C. – Freshman Kellan Grady scored a game-high 26 points on 11-of-18 shooting and Davidson drilled 15 3-pointers as the Wildcats cruised past La Salle, 84-65, Wednesday night at Belk Arena.

Freshman Kellan Grady led the Wildcats in the game vs. LaSalle, scoring 26 of the ‘Cats 85 points.

Jon Axel Gudmundsson added 17 points and 9 assists, while Peyton Aldridge scored in double figures for the 29th consecutive game with 16.

As a team, Davidson (11-9, 6-3 A-10) shot 50-percent overall, finished 15-of-32 from long range and went 9-for-9 at the charity stripe.

Sophomore Jon Axel Gudmondsson helped the ‘Cats maintain a perfect 92.9% free throw shooting percentage in the game vs. LaSalle.

In addition to starting 5-of-5 from the floor and racing out to a 13-0 advantage, the Wildcats led by as many as 25 and drilled nine 3-pointers in the opening period before leading 41-24 at the break.

B.J. Johnson paced La Salle (9-13, 3-6 A-10) with 20 points, while Jamir Moultrie scored 19.

The Wildcats finished with a 36-25 margin on the glass and held the Explorers to just 42.3 percent, including 8-of-25 in the first 20 minutes.

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Davidson will travel to Washington, D.C., for a 4 p.m. tip at George Washington Saturday afternoon.

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