After opening Atlantic-10 play on Wednesday night with an impressive win over Xavier, the La Salle Explorers will host another top conference team on Sunday afternoon as they welcome UMass to Gola Arena.
The Temple Owls have won three in a row as they get ready for one of their toughest tests of the season. On Wednesday night, the Owls will battle #5 Duke at the Wells Fargo Center.
Saint Joe’s blew an 11-point lead in the closing 10½ minutes and lost 74-69 to No. 24 Harvard on Saturday.
A’uston Calhoun scored 16 points, including slamming home a dunk with 13 seconds left for the game’s final margin, to lead Bowling Green over Temple 67-64 on Sunday.
Langston Galloway scored 17 points as Saint Joseph’s got off to a quick start in a 65-47 win over Penn State on Saturday.
The Explorers are in Western Pennsylvania to match up with the perennial Big East power, the University of Pittsburgh, after a win over JMU.
Ramone Moore scored 23 points as Temple beat Wichita State 78-74 in overtime Sunday in the third-place game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament.
The Explorers went 15-18 during the 2010-2011 campaign. Head coach Dr. John Giannini is looking forward to improving that ledger this season.
For the first time in program history, the La Salle women’s soccer team has qualified for the NCAA Tournament.
In their 14 games this season, La Salle has allowed just three goals. Total.
Six weeks after Rob Valli resigned as head coach, the Owls have hired former Richmond assistant Ryan Wheeler to take his place.
By the time she was selected sixth overall by Chicago in the 2006 WNBA Draft, she was the second all-time scorer and third all-time rebounder in the history of Temple women’s hoops.
The La Salle University baseball team is in a dogfight for one of the six spots in this year’s Atlantic-10 Tournament, and one big reason for their success has been sophomore closer Pat Christensen.
The La Salle Explorers are hitting on all cylinders these days. Tuesday’s 4-0 win over Villanova was their eighth straight, and that is a new program record.
The recent struggles of the Villanova Wildcats have led to their being knocked out of the Associated Press Top 25 listing for the first time this season. But the Big 5 is still represented, as Temple has returned to the poll at #24.