No. 1 St. Frances' 19-game winning streak ended last night, as the Panthers lost to LaSalle Academy of New York, 72-56, in the final game of the Towson Catholic Tip-Off Mixer at Goucher College.
Ron Artest, a Super 25 pick by USA Today, led LaSalle (5-0) with 21 points, including a tomahawk dunk late in the fourth quarter that sent most of the remaining crowd home.
Senior swing forward Mark Karcher led St. Frances (4-1), ranked No. 9 in the nation by USA Today, with 21 points.
Pub Date: 12/08/96