LA SALLE RUMORS & GOSSIP

La Salle's Duren not ready to call it a career

IN THE days and weeks leading to what could be his last collegiate game, La Salle's Tyreek Duren has been prodded with queries he is not yet ready to answer. Family members, friends and local newspaper reporters have been among those to pose questions with words such as "legacy" and other verbiage that indicate a conclusion is near. "Hopefully, I'll be remembered...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

La Salle Falls on Senior Night

Tyreek Duren, Sam Mills, Tyrone Garland and Taylor Dunn made up a talented senior class that made memory after memory while playing for the Explorers. Last years magical run is what everyone will remember. The four had a chance to go our on top in their final home game in front of the fans that supported them throughout their careers. But they went down in defeat to George Mason...
Via Fightin For Philly
March 06, 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

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

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

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

Explorers Fall to St. Bonaventure

La Salle looked like they turned the corner offensively as of late. But that was not the case on Wednesday night. La Salle never appeared comfortable on the offensive end and their offensive numbers reflect that. They shot 30 percent from the field and 17 percent from three point range. The Explorers only managed to make 15 field goals. That is not a recipe for success. The Explorers...
Via Fightin For Philly
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

La Salle enjoying tourney run 5 decades in making

Tyrone Garland calls it the ''Southwest Philly Floater.'' Just a little scoop layup crafted on the Philadelphia playgrounds and perfected in Kansas City. Garland's shot with the catchy nickname has the La Salle Explorers floating all the way to the NCAA tournament's round of 16. The Explorers may not be the most unlikely team to advance to the second weekend...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

La Salle’s Tyrone Garland Dubs Game Winner The Southwest Philly Floater (Video)

Tyrone Garland is a prep legend in the city of Philadelphia, but to those who may not be as familiar, he’s known for spending two seasons at Virginia Tech before returning home to attend La Salle. What a decision that has been for the explorers, who are now in the sweet 16 with a legitimate shot to reach the Elite 8 if they can defeat Wichita State. Garland who hit the game winning...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: 13-Seed La Salle Defeats Ole Miss With Last-Second “Southwest Philly Floater”

Is this the Year of the Bracket-Busters? First Florida Gulf Coast became the first 15-seed in history to make the Sweet 16, and now the Eagles will be joined by the 13-seed La Salle Explorers. Tied at 74-74, La Salle had the ball and the ability to hold for the last shot of the game. With less than ten seconds remaining on the clock, Tyrone Garland drove into the lane and hit his...
Via College Spun
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Galloway, La Salle are a story to fall in love with

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Gerald called. If he can't be there in person, Gerald usually does. Be humble, he'd said. Be gracious. Share the love with those who helped carry the flag. "He just talked to me about life," La Salle guard Ramon Galloway says of his Saturday morning conversation with his father. "He congratulated me on the win (over Kansas State). He just...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss
BRING ON THE REBELS

La Salle player mocks Henderson's salute

Despite coughing up an 18-point lead and giving Kansas State one last chance to tie at the buzzer, 13-seed La Salle survived and won its second game of the 2013 NCAA Tournament. As a reward, the Explorers get 12-seed Ole Miss in the next round. What better way to set the stage than for one of La Salle’s players to mock Ole Miss’ Marshall Henderson? Right after the Explorers had...
Via College Spun
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

La Salle Releases Their Non-Conference Schedule

With the college basketball season right around the corner, schools are now starting to release their non-conference schedules. This afternoon, the La Salle Explorers released their non-conference schedule for the upcoming 2012-13 basketball season. For a direct link to the Explorers' non-conference click here: http://goexplorers.com/schedule.aspx?schedule=157. But here are...
Via Buzz On Broad
August 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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