By Matt Leon
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – After a 21-8 regular season, the La Salle Explorers earned a first round bye in the Atlantic 10 Tournament. As the #4 seed, they will open things up on Friday in Brooklyn. The Explorers will battle the winner of Thursday’s Butler/Dayton match-up.
Head coach Dr. John Giannini talks about how they have prepared this week with the opponent up in the air.
“We finished in third (in the conference regular season) in our second year here (2005-06), and we were in this situation and we spent half the time on one team and half the time on the other team,” Giannini tells KYW Newsradio. “What we’re doing this year is we’re really focusing on ourselves. We’re kind of going back and correcting some things, and hopefully improving some things, not worrying as much about the opponent. Especially since we’ve obviously played them both already.”