Jerrell Wright was 8 of 11 from the field and matched his career high with 21 points, helping La Salle beat Stony Brook 65-57 on Saturday in the Holiday Festival at Madison Square Garden.
Wright, who came in averaging 11.4 points, had six points in La Salle's 13-4 run to open the second half that tied the score at 35. The Explorers (5-4), who had lost two of three, broke the...
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11 days ago
The La Salle Explorers got a much needed win on Wednesday night when they defeated the Hartford Hawks 75-62 Wednesday night.
The Explorers were led by Steve Zack. He scored 15 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. His play has greatly improved since the beginning of the year. Over the last two games, he was averaging 12 points and 12 rebounds.
With just over 8 minutes remaining in the...
Nate Buss came off the bench to score 23 points and grab 12 rebounds, both career highs, to lead Northern Iowa to a 65-50 win over La Salle and a third-place finish in the Paradise Jam tournament.
The Panthers, who lost to Maryland in the semifinals Sunday night, led by three after a half, but went on a 12-2 run early in the first half. La Salle fell to Providence in the other semifinal...
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22 days ago
Despite the fact that it was warm and sunny in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the La Salle Explorers went cold and lost their second consecutive game 65-60 to Northern Iowa.
The Explorers once again jumped off to a hot start leading 16-10 after 8 minutes played but they could not sustain their play, mostly because of their shooting woes. They shot 31.6 percent for the game and shot 25...
The La Salle Explorers dropped their second game in St. Thomas to the Providence Friars 71-63. The Explorers were led by Tyreek Duren and Steve Zack, who had a team 16 points and 11 points respectively. Zack also added 11 rebounds, including 5 offensive. Duren fouled out with 1:39 seconds left with the Explorers down three. This sealed the Explorers fate. La Salle started out hot...
The La Salle Explorers defeated the Morgan State Bears in the first round of the Paradise Jam Tournament 78-59 on Friday night.
The Explorers trailed early but overcame their slow start and took the game over.
The Explorers once again dominated the glass. They finished with a 37-29 advantage. Another theme for the Explorers was their ability to hit three pointers. They finished the...
Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season. We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order. We’ll break down rosters...
Send to KindleWe continue our flyover of the Atlantic 10 Conference with one blurb per team on what we’ll be watching. Previews are for another day… for now, some summer teasers on what could mean a couple more W’s for your program of choice.
It is amazing how one season can change both the perception and the expectations of a basketball program. Heading into the...
Send to KindleNow a senior, Duren will be counted on to lead La Salle back to the NCAA field for a second straight season. (Credit: La Salle Athletic Communications)
Fresh off a 24 win, NCAA Sweet 16 appearance season, early indications are that the La Salle Explorers could turn to a slightly bigger lineup next fall.
Armed last season with some of the best guard play in the Atlantic...
NewsTags: John GianinniLaSalle ExplorersSteve ZackThe LaSalle Explorers got some good news in Los Angeles as they prepare for their Sweet Sixteen battle tomorrow with Wichita State. Their 6’11″ center Steve Zack was given the thumbs up to play tomorrow. He will be a game time decision.
Wichita State has a tremendous...
by Christopher Smith
LaSalle is just too fast for most teams to match up against. When they come in with their 4 guards, they can flat out outrun most teams and force teams to adapt to them and try to play to their style. They will come into this game against the Shockers as the smaller team, just like in their last few games. They are fast and they are a team of tough players...
by Chris Smith
Philadelphia Bureau Chief
Ramon Galloway leads LaSalle against Boise St./
Sure it’s a “play-in game” though the NCAA now wants us to call it a 1st round game, but it’s impossible to minimize what a big deal this game is to both of the teams involved. This is the first at-large bid ever for Boise State and this is the first time in over...
January 21st or Martin Luther King Jr. Day is for many people, a day off from work, a day to reflect back on a time when equality in this country wasn’t always the case. On August 28th, 1963 MLK delivered his now famous “I have a Dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. Today, Americans remember the speech on this day more than...
Tyrone Garland led four La Salle scorers in double figures with 17 points as the Explorers topped Richmond 71-59 for their first Atlantic 10 Conference win of the season Saturday.
Tyreek Duren added 15 points, Jerrell Wright 12 and Steve Zack 11 for La Salle (11-4, 1-1), which dropped its A-10 opener against Charlotte on Jan. 9.
Kendall Anthony's 13 points led Richmond (11...
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January 12, 2013
Today at the Tom Gola Arena, the La Salle Explorers were going against the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils out of the Northeast Conference. The last time these two teams played was last year where the Explorers blew out the Blue Devils 85-59 in New Britain, CT.
Well that did not happen this afternoon and it was the total opposite as the Blue Devils defeated the Explorers...
Steve Zack scored a career-high 19 points and La Salle rallied to defeat Delaware 73-66 Saturday in the season opener for both teams.
The Explorers, who led by 15 in the first half, fell behind by a point five times in the second.
Down 57-56 with 6:01 remaining, La Salle used a 9-3 run, with Zack scoring seven points, to lead by five with 2:59 left.
The Blue Hens could get no...
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November 10, 2012