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Former La Salle guard Ramon Galloway to play for Chicago Bulls in Las Vegas Summer League

With the Orlando and Utah Summer Leagues already underway, the Las Vegas Summer League is coming up soon. One of the teams competing in the Vegas Summer League will be the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls have a new head coach in Fred Hoiberg after letting go Tom Thibodeau. will get a chance to see some young talent that could help his team this upcoming season. One of those players is guard...
Via Total Sports Live
27 days ago  |  Discuss

La Salle G Khalid Lewis to transfer

La Salle Explorers guard Khalid Lewis will transfer out of the basketball program and be immediately eligible to play elsewhere. Alex Kline of “The Recruit Scoop” reported Lewis’ decision on Twitter. La Salle guard Khalid Lewis will transfer & is eligible immediately, per a source. — Alex Kline (@TheRecruitScoop) July 6, 2015 A former star at New Jersey’s Trenton...
Via Campus Sports Net
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerrell Wright given important honor at old high school

As the spring semester came to and end, LaSalle’s Jerrell Wright has a number of things on his plate. Wright is listed as the 70th best player in the NBA draft class and will likely go undrafted. Wright will have workouts with teams to try to land on a summer-league roster or find his way onto a roster with an international league. However, this is not commanding Wright’s attention...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerrell Wright to workout for Sixers

With the NBA Draft Lottery happening last week, teams across the NBA are bringing in draft prospects for workouts everyday to see if they are the right fit for their organizations. In terms of the Philadelphia 76ers, they have already worked out 20 plus players and will be working out a local player tomorrow. La Salle Explorers forward Jerrell Wright will be working out for the Sixers...
Via Total Sports Live
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

La Salle loses heartbreaker in Brooklyn

If I had told you the La Salle Explorers had a lead of 18 points in the first half, you think that they were on the winning side. But thanks to Davidson’s Troy Kalinoski hitting a game winning layup at the buzzer, La Salle’s season came to an end 67-66 in the Atlantic 10 Tournament quarterfinals in Brooklyn, NY. The La Salle Explorers had an amazing first half in which seniors...
Via Total Sports Live
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

LaSalle Advances In A-10 Tourney

The LaSalle Explorers advanced to the quarterfinals of the A-10 tournament thanks to another strong performance by Jordan Price.  Price tied the LaSalle A-10 tournament record with 28 points in a 76-69 win over Massachusetts. The Explorers now will turn around today and face the top seed Davidson Wildcats.  The teams played a close game at Tom Gola in February, with Davidson winning...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Price leads La Salle past UMass, 76-69, in A-10 tournament

NEW YORK (AP) Jordan Price scored 28 points and Khalid Lewis made a key 3 with 1:28 left to give La Salle a 76-69 victory against Massachusetts in the second round of the Atlantic 10 tournament on Thursday. The ninth-seeded Explorers (17-15) avoided a three-game sweep by UMass (17-15) this season and advanced to face top-seeded Davidson on Friday in the quarterfinals. Donte Clark...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

LaSalle Looks To Make A Run In A-10 Tourney

Two seasons ago the LaSalle Explorers made a Cinderella run to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament.  They will have to rekindle some of that magic this week in Brooklyn during the A-10 tournament. LaSalle finished this season 16-15 overall and 8-10 in conference and will be the #9 seed in the tournament.   They will begin tournament play Thursday afternoon against Massachusetts...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

La Salle upsets A-10 first-place Dayton 55-53

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jordan Price scored 21 points and La Salle upset Atlantic 10 first-place Dayton 55-53 on Saturday. The loss knocks Dayton (23-7, 13-5) into a second-place tie with Rhode Island a half-game behind Davidson, which played its last game later Saturday. Both teams started slowly, as La Salle (16-15, 8-10) led 6-2 nearly five minutes in. The Explorers made an eight...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Rhode Island skips by La Salle, 59-56

PHILADELPHIA (AP) E.C. Matthews scored 21 points to help lead Rhode Island to a 59-56 victory over La Salle on Saturday. Rhode Island (20-7, 12-4) started the day in a four-way tie with Dayton, VCU and Davidson for first place in the Atlantic 10 with one week remaining in the regular season. Additionally, its 12-4 conference record is its best start in school history. The Rams held...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Baby steps: Young Billikens' win over La Salle shows growth

ST. LOUIS -- Jim Crews doesn't need to look at the Atlantic 10 Conference standings to see the difference between the Saint Louis Billikens of last season and this season. All he has to do is watch some video. Last week, for example, while preparing for Sunday's game against La Salle, Crews checked out last year's game against the Explorers, and was impressed by the savvy of his...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Saint Louis outlasts La Salle 68-64 in OT

ST. LOUIS (AP) Mike Crawford hit four free throws in the final 9.2 seconds of overtime and Saint Louis beat La Salle 68-64 on Sunday. Davell Roby had six of his career-high-tying 16 points in overtime for the Billikens (11-16, 3-11 Atlantic 10), including a driving layup and a corner 3 for the first five points of the extra period. Khalid Lewis and Steve Zack scored back-to-back...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Saint Louis outlasts La Salle 68-64 in OT

ST. LOUIS -- Mike Crawford hit four free throws in the final 9.2 seconds of overtime and Saint Louis beat La Salle 68-64 on Sunday. Davell Roby had six of his career-high-tying 16 points in overtime for the Billikens (11-16, 3-11 Atlantic 10), including a driving layup and a corner 3 for the first five points of the extra period. Khalid Lewis and Steve Zack scored back-to-back baskets...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

LaSalle Destroys Duquesne

Philadelphia PA: A big matchup in the Atlantic 10 conference took place at Tom Gola Arena on the campus of LaSalle University on Wednesday night as LaSalle Explorers took on Duquesne Dukes. LaSalle enters game with 14-10 6-5 in Atlantic 10 and following a loss to Davidson on February 14 while Duquesne comes into game […]
Via Philly Sports Live
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Hot start lifts La Salle past Duquesne 87-72

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jordan Price knocked down three 3-pointers in the first 3:05 of the game and Cleon Roberts hit two more as La Salle took a 15-2 lead and never looked back, topping Duquesne 87-72 on Wednesday night. La Salle, which hit six 3s in the first half, took a 16-point lead at halftime. The Explorers (15-11, 7-6 Atlantic 10) shot 48.4 percent from the field (30 of 62),...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Price leads La Salle past No. 20 VCU in 2OTs

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Jordan Price scored 34 points, including 12 in the second overtime, and grabbed 18 rebounds and La Salle beat No. 20 VCU 74-69 on Wednesday night. Price, who also had five assists, hit a 3-pointer with 29 seconds left in regulation that forced overtime. The Explorers (14-10, 6-5 Atlantic 10) also got 12 points each from Jerrell Wright and Cleon Roberts in winning...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Price leads La Salle past No. 20 VCU in 2OT

  Jordan Price scored 34 points, including 12 in the second overtime, and grabbed 17 rebounds and La Salle beat No. 20 VCU 74-69 on Wednesday night. Price, who also had five assists, hit a 3-pointer with 29 seconds left in regulation that forced overtime. The Explorers (14-10, 6-5 Atlantic 10) also got 12 points each from Jerrell Wright and Cleon Roberts in winning for the fourth...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

La Salle-VCU Preview

VCU nearly overcame the absences of two of its top players last weekend, and will try to use its home-court advantage in its next game without Briante Weber and Treveon Graham. The short-handed and 20th-ranked Rams will look to protect their share of the Atlantic 10 lead versus La Salle on Wednesday night. VCU's conference title aspirations took a major hit when its point guard and...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

UMass keeps La Salle at bay for 66-59 win

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) Donte Clark scored 16 of his 23 points in the first half and Massachusetts held La Salle at bay in the second for a 66-59 win on Sunday. UMass (14-9, 7-3 Atlantic 10) matched its largest lead of 12 points at 48-36 with 11:04 to go. La Salle (13-10, 5-5) scored eight straight to close within 48-44, but the Minutemen kept their lead between four and eight points...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

La Salle beats Richmond in game of runs 64-62

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jerrell Wright went 6 for 7 from the field for 15 points and La Salle held on 64-62 over Richmond on Thursday. La Salle (13-9, 5-4 Atlantic 10) never trailed but saw an 11-point lead with 4:37 left nearly erased when Terry Allen pulled Richmond (12-10, 5-4) within 62-59 with 20.1 seconds left. Khalid Lewis made 1 of 2 free throws with 15.9 seconds left and Steve...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

La Salle coasts to 66-56 win over St. Bonaventure

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) Jordan Price scored 24 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead La Salle to a 66-56 win over St. Bonaventure on Saturday night. Cleon Roberts also had four 3-pointers and finished with 20 points and Jerrell Wright added 12 points for La Salle (12-9, 4-4 Atlantic-10), which battled back from an eight-point deficit in the first half to take a 29-27 advantage...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

La Salle beats Saint Joseph's 53-48

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jerrell Wright scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and LaSalle surged in the second half to beat Saint Joseph's 53-48 on Tuesday night. Cleon Roberts scored 14 points, including four 3-pointers, and Steve Zack had 12 boards for the Explorers (11-9, 3-4 Atlantic 10). La Salle led 10-9 on a jumper by Khalid Lewis, but Saint Joseph's ripped an 18-2 run featuring...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

La Salle beats Fordham 60-49

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jordan Price scored 15 points and grabbed four rebounds as La Salle handed Fordham its fifth-straight conference loss with a 60-49 win on Saturday. Cleon Roberts added 12 points and six rebounds for the Explorers (10-8, 2-3 Atlantic 10 Conference). Jerrell Wright had 11. The team hit 40.9 percent from the field overall and 65.5 percent from the line. La Salle capped...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

La Salle leads all the way, beats George Washington 63-50

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jordan Price scored 20 points, Cleon Roberts chipped in 15, and La Salle led all the way to post a 63-50 victory over George Washington on Saturday. La Salle held the Colonials to just 19 first-half points, taking a 14-point lead at the break. Patricio Garino made George Washington's first basket 3:16 into the first half, and the Colonials didn't score again for...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Esho leads UMass past La Salle 71-65 in A-10 play

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Maxie Esho scored 19 points and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds to lead UMass past La Salle 71-65 on Wednesday night. It was the redshirt senior's second career double-double and first this season. Derrick Gordon added 13 points for UMass (8-7, 1-1 Atlantic 10), which made 27 of 52 (52 percent) field goals. A pair of free throws by Jordan Price pulled La Salle...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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