Tyreek Duren scored 14 points in the final eight minutes as La Salle rallied back to defeat Siena 78-74 Saturday.
The Explorer’s have defied the odds in the NCAA tournament so far, and have another challenge ahead of them Sunday against Mississippi.
Ramon Galloway posted 23 points and six assists, and La Salle used a big first half to defeat Duquesne 97-64 Saturday.
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.
Jerrell Wright scored 21 points to lead La Salle in the rout of Central Connecticut State University on Thursday night.
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 Explorers are in Western Pennsylvania to match up with the perennial Big East power, the University of Pittsburgh, after a win over JMU.
The Explorers went 15-18 during the 2010-2011 campaign. Head coach Dr. John Giannini is looking forward to improving that ledger this season.