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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

Richmond pulls away for 62-49 win over La Salle

Terry Allen scored a career-high 23 points and helped Richmond pull away from La Salle for a 62-49 win on Saturday. With a one-point Richmond lead midway through the second half, Allen scored eight straight points to spark a 19-5 run that extended the Spiders' lead to 59-44 with 2:19 to play. Kendall Anthony added 14 points and ShawnDre' Jones had 10 for Richmond (18-9...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 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

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...
Via AP on Fox
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

George Washington cruises past La Salle, 69-47

George Washington used a commanding first-half run to nab a 69-47 victory over La Salle Wednesday night. The win kept head coach Mike Lonergan and the Colonials (17-3, 5-1 A-10) undefeated at home, and tied their longest A-10 win streak since the 2006-07 season. Isaiah Armwood added his sixth double-double of the season with 16 points and 14 rebounds, which tied his career- and...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

La Salle Falls to George Washington

La Salle lost by 22, 69-47. It was not pretty.  They did not play play well. They shot 27 percent from the floor, only making 15 shots. They had 13 turnovers, compared to six assists, and could not get anything going. They had 23 total fouls. Jerrell Wright fouled out. George Washington is a good team and La Salle did not play to their opponent. It was a tightly contested first...
Via Fightin For Philly
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Bonaventure races past La Salle 66-51

Charlon Kloof scored 18 points and finished with seven assists and St. Bonaventure handed La Salle its first Atlantic 10 Conference loss, 66-51 on Wednesday night. La Salle (11-7, 3-1) led by eight with 8:53 left in the first half, but the Bonnies quickly fired off nine-straight points and pushed ahead by three at the break. The Explorers trailed by just four with 12:39 left on...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

La Salle ends losing streak against Temple

Big Five rivals don't require the presence of the ESPN College GameDay crew to get their juices boiling, but the network gave the rest of the country the chance to see the emotion that flowed at the sold-out Palestra on Saturday as La Salle finally defeated Temple, 74-68, before a crowd of 8,722. The Explorers (11-6) had lost eight straight to the Owls (5-11), whose current...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Explorers Top Owls

In front of a sold out crowd at The Palestra, La Salle defeated Temple for the first time in five years 74-68. Tyreek Duren was magnificent. He scored 20 points and dished out seven assists. Steve Zack and Jerrell Wright dominated the paint for the Explorers. They combined for 25 points and 18 rebounds. Zack recorded another double double. His growth as a player this year has been...
Via Fightin For Philly
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

La Salle defeats reeling Temple

Big Five rivals don’t require the presence of the ESPN College Game Day crew to get their juices flowing, but the network gave the rest of the country the opportunity to see the emotion that flowed at the Palestra Saturday as La Salle finally defeated Temple, 74-68. The Explorers (11-6) had lost eight straight to the Owls (5-11), whose losing streak reached six games. La Salle...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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

Explorers Rout Duquesne

The La Salle Explorers remained undefeated in Atlantic 10 play with their 75-56 win over Duquesne. The Explorers got back to the type of basketball they were known for. They hit 10 three pointers and shot nearly 53 percent from the field. The Explorers lead 35-30 at halftime and exploded in the second half. They were able to push their lead to 12 points with 10 minutes remaining...
Via Fightin For Philly
January 12, 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...
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

Explorers Win A-10 Opener

La Salle opened league play with a 76-72 win over George Washington on Thursday night. With the game tied 61-61 with just over four minutes to go, La Salle seemed to be on the ropes. They lost their lead and George Washington had all the momentum. But La Salle responded with tough defense and solid execution on offense to take a 70-64 lead after a Steve Zack three point play. The...
Via Fightin For Philly
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

La Salle defeats Pennsylvania 76-57

Jerrell Wright scored 21 points and La Salle jumped out to a 16-point halftime lead en route to a 76-57 victory over Pennsylvania on Saturday night. Wright shot 8 of 9 from the floor (88.9 percent) and added 5 of 7 free throws. Both Tyrone Garland and Tyreek Duren scored 14 points each for the Explorers (7-6). Pennsylvania led 7-6 at the start of the first half, but turned the...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

La Salle Overcomes First Half Defect

La Salle needed a big second half to overcome Stony Brook on Saturday. The Explorers once again struggled to shoot the ball but they got the win. If you would have told Coach Giannini that his team would shot less than 30 percent from the floor, he most likely would have told you this his team would lose. The Explorers needed a 24-10 run in the first 12 minutes of the second half...
Via Fightin For Philly
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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