WASHINGTON (AP) Jack Clark had 20 points and 13 rebounds as 12th-seeded La Salle topped 13th-seeded Saint Joseph's 63-56 in the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament opener on Wednesday.
Clifton Moore had 19 points and four blocks for La Salle (11-18), which will take on fifth-seeded Saint Louis on Thursday.
Charles Coleman had 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Hawks (11-19). Ejike Obinna added 14 points and 14 rebounds. Jordan Hall had 11 points, nine rebounds and six assists.