La Salle Explorers
For the first time in a week, the La Salle Explorers will take to the court tonight as they host Boston University.
Jerrell Wright scored 21 points to lead La Salle in the rout of Central Connecticut State University on Thursday night.
La Salle is 7-4 heading into this one and the Blue Devils sit at 5-5, but Explorers’ head coach Dr. John Giannini says they present a difficult challenge.
Devon White scored 15 points to lead La Salle, which made just two of 14 from three-point range.
Last time we saw the La Salle Explorers, back on December 10th, they were beating Army at Gola Arena. That was their fifth straight win.
La Salle bolted to a 13-0 lead and carried a 48-28 advantage into halftime.
Earl Pettis led four La Salle players in double figures with 15 points.
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.
Both teams won their season openers on Friday.
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.
Coach Cheryl Reeve says this team has met the high expectations she had for it coming into the season.