The La Salle Explorers will try to move above .500 tonight as they host Northeastern at Gola Arena.
The Explorers are in Western Pennsylvania to match up with the perennial Big East power, the University of Pittsburgh, after a win over JMU.
After that tough, 76-69 overtime loss to Villanova on Tuesday night, La Salle University will look to bounce back on Saturday afternoon.
The Explorers went 15-18 during the 2010-2011 campaign. Head coach Dr. John Giannini is looking forward to improving that ledger this season.
The Atlantic-10 Tournament kicks into high gear today with quarterfinal action in Atlantic City, NJ. The marquee match-up of the day will feature Big 5 foes Temple and La Salle facing off about 7 PM.
#25 Xavier rolled to a 100-62 victory over La Salle on Thursday night.
La Salle rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit to force overtime, then pulled out a 91-86 double-overtime victory over Charlotte.
It should be a fun night at the Palestra on Wednesday night as La Salle University takes on St. Joe’s in Big 5 and Atlantic 10 action.
Explorers’ head coach John Giannini says he is happy his team was able to grab that victory before getting into the grind of the conference schedule.