Last night, all three Atlantic 10 teams in Philadelphia were in action.
Temple snuck by a 3-15 Penn. team out of the Ivy League.
Saint Joseph’s lost by nine to 9-9 St. Bonaventure after trailing by as many as 25…
Oh, and La Salle knocked off ninth ranked Butler to improve to 3-2 in the Atlantic 10. Ramon Galloway connected on a lay-up with 2.7 seconds left to give La Salle the victory and quite possibly, help to push the Explorers from pretenders to contenders.
Although the calendar hasn’t yet turned over to February, it may be time to make a bold statement about the state of Philadelphia basketball: La Salle is the best team in the city. And we don’t just mean right now.
Duren, a Philly native has lead La Salle to a 3-2 A10 start. (Credit: La Salle Athletic Communications)
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