LA SALLE EXPLORERS NEWS

La Salle rides fast start to 65-55 win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Cleon Roberts scored 15 points and La Salle took advantage of a fast start to beat Drexel 65-55 on Saturday. Drexel took a 4-2 lead but didn't score again for almost 10 minutes, missing 13 shots, as the Explorers grabbed a 12-4 advantage. Trailing 33-22, the Dragons opened the second half on an 8-0 run, including six straight points by Tavon Allen, to close within...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia defeats La Salle, Rutgers up next

The first half of last night’s game was a clinic on both ends. We scored 37 points, moved the basketball for good looks (58.3% shooting in the frame), and held the Explorers to 39.1% shooting while keeping them off the free throw line (just one attempt) and cold from three (1-6). The second half was rougher. We were ahead 48-28 with 13:16 left when Jordan Price started getting...
Via SCACC Hoops
21 days ago  |  Discuss

La Salle pulls away from St. Francis (NY) 73-60

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jordan Price scored 30 points to lead La Salle over St. Francis (NY) 73-60 on Tuesday. La Salle (4-0) shot 47 percent and was 4 of 11 on 3-pointers. Jerrell Wright scored 19 points and grabbed 9 rebounds as the Explorers limited St. Francis (0-4) to just 35 percent from the floor. Steve Zack added 14 points and 13 boards for La Salle. Brent Jones led St. Francis...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Price carries La Salle past St. Peter's 59-50

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jordan Price scored 22 points and LaSalle used a strong defensive performance in the first half for a 59-50 win over St. Peter's on Saturday. The Explorers (3-0) scored the first 11 points of the game, punctuated by a Jerrell Wright dunk at the 14:20 mark. The Peacocks (0-4) trailed 23-14 at the half and La Salle went on to hold an opponent to less than 60 points...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

LaSalle defeats Saint Peter’s 59-50

Philadelphia PA: On Saturday November 22 from Tom Gola Arena on the Campus of LaSalle University, The LaSalle Explorers hosted Saint Peter’s Peacock. LaSalle came into game off a win over Quinnipiac on November 18, while Saint Peter’s comes into game with 0-3 record following loss to Niagara on November 20. LaSalle wins tip to […]
Via Philly Sports Live
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Price leads La Salle over Quinnipiac 60-58

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) Jordan Price scored the last eight points for La Salle, including a pair of game-winning free throws with 3 seconds remaining to beat Quinnipiac 60-58 on Tuesday night. Zaid Hearst scored a layup with 54 seconds left to pull Quinnipiac within two, 58-56, with 54 seconds left. He was later fouled on a 3-point attempt, and made the first two of three free throw...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Wright leads La Salle over Colgate 57-52

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jerrell Wright scored 10 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead La Salle over Colgate 57-52 Saturday in the season opener for both teams. La Salle held a 42-41 lead with 4:02 remaining before Steve Zack scored twice, sparking an 8-0 run to make it 50-41 with 1:25 to play. Luke Roth scored and Damon Sherman-Newsom hit a 3-pointer to pull Colgate within 50-46, but...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Former La Salle Explorer Tyrone Garland heading to the NBA D-League Draft

With the NBA D-League Draft happening on Saturday, November 1 at 3:30 p.m. EST, more players are declaring themselves for the draft hoping to continue their dream of playing NBA basketball. The first step to doing that is declaring themselves and then getting selected in the 2014 NBA D-League Draft. That is what former La Salle Explorer guard Tyrone Garland is doing. A few days ago...
Via Total Sports Live
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Duren leads La Salle past St. Bonaventure 75-67

Tyreek Duren scored six of his 18 points in the closing minutes to help La Salle pull away and defeat St. Bonaventure 75-67 on Wednesday night. Dion Wright hit a jumper to give St. Bonaventure a 67-66 lead with 2:23 remaining. Duren answered with two free throws at the 2:07 mark, sparking a 9-0 run to seal it for La Salle. La Salle was 9 for 10 from the line, including six from...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Saint Joseph's takes down La Salle 75-64

Langston Galloway scored 18 points as all five starters reached double figures in Saint Joseph's 75-64 win over cross-town rival La Salle on Saturday. De Andre Bembry added 16 points, Ronald Roberts, Jr., 15, and Halil Kanacevic and Chris Wilson had 10 apiece for the Hawks (17-7, 7-3 Atlantic 10). Kanacevic had six rebounds, six assists and four blocks. La Salle (12-12, 4-6) was...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy College Basketball Game of the Week: Saint Louis at La Salle

This may be a bad thing for a college basketball writer to admit, but I don't spend a lot of time thinking about the A10. Perhaps I should since the A10 is fairly competitive with the newly formulated Big East, even if the Big East poached Xavier and Butler. [It goes without saying that I don't care for college basketball conferences that use numbers without meaning - somehow...
Via Rotowire
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

La Salle falls short, 65-63 to No. 13 Saint Louis

During its surprising run to the Sweet Sixteen last year, La Salle pulled out several games in the final minute. Those types of wins have been much tougher to come by this season, a big reason the Explorers are going to have a hard time returning to the NCAA tournament. Jordair Jett scored 19 of his 25 points in the second half, including the game-winning basket with 4 seconds...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

McNeal: Three takeaways from SLU's win over La Salle

  After a week in Philadelphia, the 13th-ranked Saint Louis Billikens will get a week off at home before they play again. They can use the time off to prepare for what will be their biggest game of the season so far, a Saturday afternoon matinee against VCU. Their fans can use the time off to return their heart rates to normal after a pulsating 65-63 last-second victory over La...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 13 Saint Louis wins 16th straight

Jordair Jett scored 19 of his game-high 25 points in the second half, including the game-winner with 4 seconds left, as Saint Louis extended its school-record winning streak to 16 games with a 65-63 victory over La Salle on Saturday. Dwayne Evans added 14 points to help the Billikens (22-2, 9-0 Atlantic 10) remain perfect on the road and in league play. Their 9-0 record away from...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 13 Saint Louis wins 16th straight

PHILADELPHIA -- Jordair Jett scored 19 of his game-high 25 points in the second half, including the game-winner with 4 seconds left, as Saint Louis extended its school-record winning streak to 16 games with a 65-63 victory over La Salle on Saturday. Dwayne Evans added 14 points to help the Billikens (22-2, 9-0 Atlantic 10) remain perfect on the road and in league play. Their 9-0...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Saint Louis-La Salle Preview

Weather-wise, Saint Louis wound up with a bad week to play two games in Philadelphia. Sleeping on a school record for consecutive wins likely helped ease any hardships. The 13th-ranked Billikens will look to end their time in the winter storm-crippled city Saturday night by extending their winning streak to 16 games in a visit to La Salle. Saint Louis (21-2, 8-0 Atlantic 10) set...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

What winning streak? No. 13 Billikens keep focus on La Salle

Weather-wise, Saint Louis wound up with a bad week to play two games in Philadelphia. Sleeping on a school record for consecutive wins likely helped ease any hardships. The 13th-ranked Billikens will look to end their time in the winter storm-crippled city Saturday night by extending their winning streak to 16 games in a visit to La Salle. Saint Louis (21-2, 8-0 Atlantic 10) set...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

La Salle pulls away in 2nd, tops Duquesne 71-63

Steve Zack scored 16 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as La Salle topped Duquesne 71-63 on Saturday, snapping a three-game losing streak. The Explorers (12-9, 4-3 Atlantic 10) led by just 2 at halftime but extended their lead to 51-36 on a jumper by Zack with 9:53 to play. Tyreek Duren added 13 points for La Salle while Jerrell Wright and Tyrone Garland both had 11 and Sam Mills...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Live Stream: Duquesne Dukes vs. La Salle Explorers

Today at 4:00 pm, the Duquesne Dukes will be taking on the La Salle Explorers at Tom Gola Arena. The Dukes are coming into today’s game with a 10-9 overall record and a 2-4 Atlantic 10 record. On the other hand, the Explorers are coming into today’s game with an 11-9 overall record and a 3-3 Atlantic 10 record. Unlike Duquesne, La Salle has a three game losing streak that continued...
Via Total Sports Live
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Live Stream: La Salle Explorers vs. George Washington Colonials

Tonight at 7:00 pm, the La Salle Explorers will be on the road to take on the George Washington Colonials. The Explorers are coming into tonight’s game with an 11-8 overall record and 3-2 in the Atlantic 10 conference. On the other hand, the Colonials have a 16-3 overall record and 4-1 in the Atlantic conference. Here is the live stream of tonight’s game from Campus Insiders...
Via Total Sports Live
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

LaSalle beats Temple at Palestra

Philadelphia- On Saturday January 18 from the Cathedral of College Basketball the Palestra on the campus of University of Pennsylvania. A Big 5 encounter took place as the Temple Owls took on the La Salle Explorers, Temple came into game off a Loss to Cincinnati on Jan 14 while LaSalle comes into game off a […]
Via Philly Sports Live
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Duren scores 20 as La Salle tops Temple 74-68

Tyreek Duren scored 20 points, Tyrone Garland added 17 and La Salle extended its winning streak to five with a 74-68 win over city rival Temple on Saturday. Steve Zack chipped in with 10 points and 15 rebounds for the Explorers (11-6), who defeated Temple for the first time in their last nine tries. Quenton DeCosey and Anthony Lee paced Temple (5-11) with 21 and 19 points, respectively...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

La Salle cruises past Duquesne 75-56

Tyreek Duren scored 23 points and Tyrone Garland added 17 as La Salle pushed past Duquesne in the second half to win 75-56 on Sunday afternoon. Duren shot 7 of 11 from the floor and drained four 3-pointers. Steve Zack chipped in 13 points and 11 rebounds. La Salle shot 27 of 51 from the floor (52.9 percent) and finished with 17 assists. The Explorers (9-6, 2-0 Atlantic 10) led...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

La Salle tops George Washington from line, 76-72

Tyreek Duren's two free throws with two seconds left in the game preserved La Salle's 76-73 win over George Washington in the Atlantic 10 Conference opener for both schools Thursday night. Patricio Garino's layup with six seconds left cut the La Salle lead to two, 74-72, and Joe McDonald stole the ball two seconds later, only to turn the ball over himself. La Salle took the lead...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

La Salle opens up conference play with a victory over George Washington

[Photo: David Maialetti/Philly.com] The non-conference portion of La Salle’s schedule was not too friendly as they finished with a 7-6 record. Tonight, against the George Washington Colonials, the Explorers faced their first test of Atlantic 10 play. La Salle defeated George Washington 76-72 as the Explorers actually started to look like themselves from last season. They played...
Via Total Sports Live
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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