La Salle Explorers
The NCAA men’s basketball tournament looms large, but perhaps nowhere larger than at the Shops at Liberty Place.
The tension was broken by an eruption that took 21 years to arrive, when La Salle’s name was called, putting the Explorers in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1992.
The Villanova Wildcats, Temple Owls and La Salle Explorers will all be “going dancing” this week.
La Salle loses to Butler, 69-58 in the Atlantic 10 quarterfinals, and now the Explorers must await their NCAA tournament fate.
Ramon Galloway posted 23 points and six assists, and La Salle used a big first half to defeat Duquesne 97-64 Saturday.
Tyreek Duren scored a game-high 21 points and Jerrell Wright finished with a double-double as La Salle pulled away to beat Rhode Island 72-65 Sunday in Atlantic 10 Conference play.
Sam Mills scored a career-high 21 points, hitting 7 of 8 3-pointers, and Ramon Galloway was 5 of 7 from long range for 19 points as La Salle routed Fordham 89-53 Saturday.
Ramon Galloway and D.J. Peterson scored 15 points apiece to lead six players in double figures in La Salle’s 80-71 victory over George Washington on Saturday.
Ramon Galloway scored 31 points and La Salle beat a top 25 team for the second game in a row for the first time in 60 years, upsetting No. 19 VCU 69-61.
Xavier overcame an early 11-point deficit to beat La Salle 70-63 Saturday.
Tyrone Garland led four La Salle scorers in double figures with 17 points as the Explorers topped Richmond 71-59 Saturday.
Ramon Galloway and Tyreek Duren scored 17 points apiece as La Salle used a big first-half run to pull away from Penn en route to a 74-57 win Saturday.
Miami used a 16-2 run midway through the second half to break a close game and defeat La Salle 76-59 Wednesday night.
Ramon Galloway scored 22 points to lead La Salle to an 80-52 victory over Siena Saturday night.
Ramon Galloway led six players in double figures with 22 points as La Salle set a season-high for points for the second time in three days in a 100-71 victory over Sacred Heart Saturday.