PHILADELPHIA (AP) Rich Kelly had 21 points as UMass topped La Salle 77-71 on Wednesday night.

Trent Buttrick had 16 points for UMass (9-10, 2-5 Atlantic 10 Conference), which snapped its five-game road losing streak. T.J. Weeks Jr. added 11 points and 10 rebounds. Javohn Garcia had 11 points. C.J. Kelly had a career-high 10 rebounds plus nine points.

Josh Nickelberry had 18 points for the Explorers (6-11, 1-6). Jack Clark added 16 points. Clifton Moore had 14 points and three blocks.


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