College Sports

Thursday’s college basketball game to watch: Davidson vs. La Salle

DAVIDSON (15-14) vs. LA SALLE (15-14)

PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, noon, NBC Sports Network

This second-round Atlantic 10 tournament game pits No. 9 seed Davidson, with high-scoring Jack Gibbs and Peyton Aldridge, against No. 8 seed La Salle, which is among the A-10’s top rebounding teams. In a Jan. 19 La Salle victory (91-83), Davidson was outscored 50-24 in the paint. Aldridge had 33 points and nine rebounds, and La Salle’s Jordan Price had 29 points.

The winner advances to a noon quarterfinal game Friday against No.1 seed Dayton.

Steve Lyttle