Tyrone Garland calls it the ''Southwest Philly Floater.''
Just a little scoop layup crafted on the Philadelphia playgrounds and perfected in Kansas City.
Garland's shot with the catchy nickname has the La Salle Explorers floating all the way to the NCAA tournament's round of 16. The Explorers may not be the most unlikely team to advance to the second weekend - hello, Florida Gulf Coast - but they are clearly in the best position to make a deeper run.
The Explorers haven't been this far in the tournament in five decades. May as well stick around and see how far the fun lasts.
No one wants the tournament to stop at La Salle. Students at the small Catholic university rushed the court at Tom Gola Arena where they watched the 13th-seeded Explorers beat Mississippi 76-74 on the big screen, then hit the streets outside campus where the partying, moshing, and hollering continued for hours.
Can you blame them?
None of Philadelphia's six Division-I basketball programs had a longer tourn...