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La Salle Explorers: B.J. Johnson declares for the NBA Draft

The La Salle Explorers could possibly be losing a key contributor if B.J. Johnson is drafted. The La Salle Explorers had a disappointing season but they were expected to return all of their key contributors next season except the graduating Jordan Price. That group would be expected to compete for the Atlantic 10 title but […] La Salle Explorers: B.J. Johnson declares for the NBA...
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March 23, 2017

La Salle Men’s Basketball: A10 Tournament Preview

The La Salle Explorers begin their quest for the NCAA Tournament on Thursday in a matchup with conference foe Davidson in Pittsburgh. After a season that fell short of the expectations they would have had in the preseason, the La Salle Explorers [15-14, 9-9 A10] are out to redeem themselves. That journey will begin against the […] La Salle Men’s Basketball: A10 Tournament Preview...
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March 09, 2017

La Salle beats Fordham 66-54 in season closer

PHILADELPHIA (AP) B.J. Johnson scored 19 points and La Salle beat Fordham 66-54 in a regular season finale for both teams on Saturday. The win snaps a three-game slide for the Explorers (15-14, 9-9) and positions them as the No. 7 seed in the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament. Jordan Price and Demetrius Henry sank back-to-back jumpers to put the Explorers on top for good late...
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March 04, 2017  |  Discuss

La Salle Explorers to play in the Belfast Classic in 2017-18

When a young recruit commits their future to the La Salle Explorers men’s basketball program, coach John Giannini also makes a commitment to them. That commitment is that over their four/five years as a member of the La Salle Explorers, he will get a game in their home state. While this is easier said than […] La Salle Explorers to play in the Belfast Classic in 2017-18 - Section...
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March 03, 2017

La Salle Explorers notch their first Big Five victory over Saint Joe’s

The La Salle Explorers welcomed the Saint Joseph Hawks to Tom Gola Arena for their final Big Five matchup of the season. The battered Saint Joeseph Hawks [10-16, 3-11 A10]  proved to be no match for the La Salle Explorers [14-11, 8-6 A10] who notched an 83-68 win. Led by Jordan Price (18 points, 5 […] La Salle Explorers notch their first Big Five victory over Saint Joe’s - Section...
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February 18, 2017

Traci Carter transfers to La Salle from Marquette

La Salle gained a little backcourt depth in guard Traci Carter. The former Marquette Golden Eagle has confirmed that he will transfer to La Salle after playing in eight games for Marquette this season. Marquette transfer Traci Carter tells me that he has committed to La Salle. — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) January 16, 2017 The former Golden Eagle started four games this...
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January 16, 2017

La Salle Explorers Roll to their Fourth Straight Win

Two teams on different paths met today at the Tom Gola Arena. The La Salle Explorers looking to win their fourth straight and the George Washington Colonials looked to right the ship. From wire to wire the La Salle Explorers [10-5, 4-1 A10] controlled the game in their best performance of the season. La Salle […] La Salle Explorers Roll to their Fourth Straight Win - Section 215...
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January 15, 2017

Price's hot hand helps La Salle drop Geo Washington 79-69

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jordan Price scored 23 points with seven rebounds, five assists and two steals and La Salle defeated George Washington 79-69 on Sunday. B.J. Johnson had 14 points and Cleon Roberts added 13 for the Explorers (10-5, 4-1 Atlantic 10), who won their fourth straight. La Salle, which never tailed, shot 68 percent in the first half, making 6 of 9 3-pointers and 15...
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January 15, 2017  |  Discuss

La Salle Explorers: How Pookie Powell is Providing a Spark for the Team

When discussing who would be in impact player for the La Salle Explorers prior to the season, it was dominated by two names Jordan Price and BJ Johnson, and for good reason. One name that was left out was redshirt sophomore guard, Pookie Powell. A bit of an unknown for the La Salle Explorers after his transfer […] La Salle Explorers: How Pookie Powell is Providing a Spark for...
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January 09, 2017

La Salle holds off Duquesne 88-81

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jordan Price scored 18 points with four 3-pointers, Pookie Powell added 16 points and five assists, and La Salle made 20 second-half free throws to beat Duquesne 88-81 on Saturday night to win its second straight. B.J. Johnson also scored 18, Isiah Deas scored 11, and Demetrius Henry had 10 with 10 rebounds for the Explorers (8-5, 2-1 Atlantic 10), who made 24...
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January 07, 2017  |  Discuss

La Salle Men’s Basketball: La Salle Tops St. Louis

To start their Atlantic 10 home slate, the La Salle Explorers hosted lowly St. Louis University at Gola Arena Wednesday night. In the home opener for the La Salle Explorers, they hosted A10 bottom-dwellers St. Louis. Both teams are coming off of conference-opening losses. The Explorers lost by 11 at Dayton, while St. Louis was […] La Salle Men’s Basketball: La Salle Tops St....
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January 04, 2017

Johnson, Price send La Salle past Bucknell 83-73

PHILADELPHIA (AP) B.J. Johnson scored 22 points, Jordan Price added 20 points, nine boards and three steals, and La Salle beat Bucknell 83-73 on Saturday to snap the Bison's four-game win streak. Price's jumper tied the game at 44 early in the second half and Johnson's dunk 30 seconds later gave La Salle (4-2) the lead for good and its third straight win. Johnson's 3 with 13:24...
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December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Price's 24 points sends La Salle past Lehigh 89-81

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jordan Price scored 24 points and B.J. Johnson added 22 points and nine rebounds and La Salle held off Lehigh late for an 89-81 win on Wednesday night. Cleon Roberts hit a 3 to put the Explorers up 85-75 with 1:03 to play, but after a timeout Lehigh scored six straight and Kahron Ross' layup brought the Hawks to within four but couldn't get closer. La Salle...
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November 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Roberts scores 22 PTs as La Salle beats Drexel 89-78

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Cleon Roberts scored 22 points and grabbed five rebounds and Jordan Price finished with 20 points to lead La Salle past Drexel 89-78 on Sunday in a game it never trailed. Kari Jonsson's 3 brought Drexel to within 11-10 before Price responded with a 3 and the Explorers outscored Drexel 22-6 in an eight-minute span. Tony Washington's jumper with 7:09 left before...
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November 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Ramon Galloway to play for the Charlotte Hornets in Orlando Pro Summer League

The 2016 NBA Draft is now complete, which means teams across the association are getting ready for free agency and summer league. Since the draft ended last Thursday night, teams have worked tirelessly trying to figure out which players they want a part of their summer league team as they are looking for that diamond in the rough. One of those players, who is getting another opportunity...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Davidson beats LaSalle to reach 3rd round in A-10 tourney

NEW YORK (AP) Peyton Aldridge scored 27 points and Davidson moved into the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament with a 78-63 victory over LaSalle on Thursday night. The sixth-seeded Wildcats (19-11) led comfortably most of the second half and will face third-seeded St. Bonaventure on Friday. Aldridge scored 17 first-half points as Davidson led by 12 at the break. Brian...
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March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

SLU's late run fails to overtake La Salle in 76-68 loss

PHILADELPHIA -- Cleon Roberts hit six 3-pointers and scored 23 points to lead La Salle to a 76-68 win over Saint Louis on Wednesday night.The win gives the Explorers (8-20, 4-13 Atlantic 10) back-to-back wins for the first time since opening the season with three straight wins.Roberts finished 6 of 9 from long range and hit 8 of 12 shots overall. Jordan Price added 14 points and...
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March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

La Salle holds off Saint Louis, 76-68

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Cleon Roberts hit six 3-pointers and scored 23 points to lead La Salle to a 76-68 win over Saint Louis on Wednesday night. The win gives the Explorers (8-20, 4-13 Atlantic 10) back-to-back wins for the first time since opening the season with three straight wins. Roberts finished 6 of 9 from long range and hit 8 of 12 shots overall. Jordan Price added 14 points...
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March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Fordham Takes down LaSalle 56-53

Philadelphia PA: Atlantic 10 basketball took center stage on Wednesday night at Tom Gola Arena on the campus of LaSalle University as LaSalle Explorers took on the Fordham Rams. LaSalle enters game with a (6-19, 2-12 in A-10) and off a embarrassing loss to George Washington on February 21 while Fordham comes into game with […]
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Fordham pulls away late, beats La Salle 56-53

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Christian Sengfelder had 16 points and eight rebounds, Joseph Chartouny made a go-ahead layup with two minutes left and Fordham pulled away down the stretch for a 56-53 victory over La Salle Wednesday night. La Salle only had 12 points through the first 14-plus minutes of the second half but Cleon Roberts' 3-pointer with 5:12 remaining pulled the Explorers to...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

La Salle upsets Bonnies 71-64, snaps 10-game losing streak

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jordan Price and Tony Washington turned in double-doubles and La Salle upset St. Bonaventure 71-64 to snap a 10-game losing streak Wednesday night. Marcus Posley's 3-pointer gave St. Bonaventure a one-point lead but the Explorers took control in the final two minutes with a basket from Washington and two by Price before La Salle added three free throws. Price...
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February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Saint Joseph's dominates La Salle 88-62.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Isaiah Miles scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds, James Demery added 17 points, and Saint Joseph's improved to 10-0 on the road with an 88-62 win over La Salle on Saturday night. Saint Joseph's (21-4, 10-2 Atlantic 10) dominated from start to finish, scoring the first nine points and leading by as many as 30 points in the second half. The Hawks have won...
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February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Garrett scores 29 points; Rhode Island beats La Salle 79-62

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jarvis Garrett scored 19 of his career-high 28 points in the second half to help Rhode Island pull away and beat La Salle 79-62 on Saturday night. Garrett was 11 of 19 from the floor. Jared Terrell added 22 points for the Rams (13-10, 5-5 Atlantic 10), who shot 54 percent from the field. Nicola Akele had 15 points and Hassan Martin chipped in 14. Johnnie Shuler...
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February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Saint Joseph's pulls away from La Salle 69-48

PHILADELPHIA (AP) DeAndre Bembry scored 16 points, dished out six assists and Saint Joseph's cruised to a 69-48 win over La Salle on Sunday. Isaiah Miles added 14 points and Lamarr Kimble had 10 for Saint Joseph's (16-3, 5-1 Atlantic 10), which hit 29 of 60 from the field to win its fifth straight. Bembry was 7 of 13 from the floor and got four steals. Trailing by 11 midway through...
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January 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Rhode Island pulls away from La Salle, 73-62

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) Jarvis Garrett scored 19 points and dished out four assists to help Rhode Island to a 73-62 victory over La Salle on Saturday. The win snapped a two-game losing skid for the Rams (11-7, 3-2 Atlantic 10). Hassan Martin finished with 15 points on 7-for-7 shooting for Rhode Island, which shot 56. 8 percent from the field and 85.7 percent from the foul line. Kuran...
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January 16, 2016  |  Discuss
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