Dr. John Giannini
Langston Galloway scored 18 points as all five starters reached double figures in Saint Joseph’s 75-64 win over cross-town rival La Salle on Saturday.
Treveon Graham had 34 points and 12 rebounds and Juvonte Reddic added 25 and 15 to lead Virginia Commonwealth past La Salle 97-89 in double overtime on Saturday.
Gola Arena should be rocking on Saturday afternoon as La Salle hosts VCU in a big Atlantic 10 game.
Tyreek Duren scored 20 points, Tyrone Garland added 17 and La Salle extended its winning streak to five with a 74-68 win over city rival Temple on Saturday.
The La Salle Explorers will open Atlantic-10 play on Thursday night as they welcome George Washington to Gola Arena.
The La Salle Explorers will play their first game since December 22nd on Saturday when they take on the Penn Quakers in a Big 5 match-up at the Palestra.
After an up-and-down, 3-4 start, the La Salle Explorers have picked up back-to-back wins, now they face Villanova to kick off their Big 5 schedule.
Jerrell Wright was 8 of 11 from the field and matched his career high with 21 points, helping La Salle beat Stony Brook 65-57 on Saturday in the Holiday Festival at Madison Square Garden.
After losing two of three out in the Virgin Islands during the Paradise Jam, the La Salle Explorers are set to return home on Wednesday night to host Hartford.
The La Salle Explorers play their third straight home game to open the season on Saturday as they welcome Siena to Gola Arena.
It’s probably safe to say that the 2012-13 La Salle Explorers provided Philadelphia sports fans with the most exciting ride of the year to this point. After a 21-win regular season, the Explorers earned one of the last at-large berths for the NCAA Tournament.
La Salle has rewarded coach John Giannini with a contract extension after he led the Explorers to their best NCAA tournament run since 1955.
La Salle and Wichita State busted a few brackets with their early wins in the NCAA tournament. Just don’t script their matchup as a meeting of underdogs.
Next up for La Salle, a trip to Los Angeles and a game against Wichita St.
The Explorer’s have defied the odds in the NCAA tournament so far, and have another challenge ahead of them Sunday against Mississippi.