Tyreek Duren (Photo Credit: Dean Hoffmeyer/Richmond Times)
Tyreek Duren will be one of La Salle’s starting point guards this season. The junior brings with him two years of experience and a shooting consistency the team needs.
Duren is going to be a huge part of La Salle’s offense this year. In the 2012-2013 season he was second in points behind Ramon Galloway with 484. He averaged 14.2 points per game. The sophomore was the only Explorer to start in all 34 games.
Duren always seemed second in line as Galloway took a majority of the spotlight this past year, but for the upcoming season the pressure is on. Coach Dr. John Gianni said, “Tyreek is poised to become one of the best point guards in the A-10 and the nation.”
Striving to be the best and setting records is nothing new to the Philadelphia native. His freshman year Duren set the school record for most steals by a freshman with 62. This past year he scored a career high of 24 points versus Villanova. Duren was also named ...