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...
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March 06, 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...
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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...
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January 29, 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...
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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...
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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...
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January 12, 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...
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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...
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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...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

La Salle Basketball captures win over Hartford 75-62

Zack had 15 points in a necessary win over Hartford (Photo Credit:sideline photos) Coming off a disappointing finish in the Paradise Jam tournament, the Explorers were in need of a win. La Salle would maintain a lead in the competition versus the Hartford Hawks, and 18-5 run in the second half would bring the team a victory, 75-62. Tyrone Garland was the top scorer with 17 points...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Explorers Get Important Win

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...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

La Salle Struggles Against Northern Iowa

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...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

La Salle Denied Shot at Paradise Jam Final

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...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

La Salle 78, Morgan St. 59

Tyrone Garland scored 14 of his game-high 22 points in the second half as La Salle pulled away for a 78-59 win over Morgan State in the Paradise Jam Friday night. After Anthony Hubbard hit a pair of free throws to pull Morgan State within six, 52-46, with 7:07 to play, La Salle used a 15-2 run to blow the game open. Jerrell Wright scored eight of his 12 points during that stretch...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

La Salle holds off Quinnipiac, 73-67

Jerrell Wright scored 11 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as La Salle held off Quinnipiac in the final seconds to win 73-67 Tuesday. Wright finished with two assists and two blocks and only drew one personal foul. Quinnipiac pulled within two points (67-65) with 37.7 seconds left to play. Tyrone Garland scored the last four points of the game for the Explorers, including a dunk and...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Explorers Drop Opener in Double Overtime

The La Salle Explorers lost their season opener in heartbreaking fashion to the Manhattan Jaspers 99-90 in double overtime The Jaspers were dominate on the glass the entire game. They grabbed 51 rebounds compared to La Salle’s 33. La Salle also could not limit the Jaspers’ second chances. Manhattan grabbed 24 offensive rebounds on the day. Manhattan was led by forward George...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

La Salle Basketball falls to Jaspers in Home Opener

Tyrone Garland’s season high of 28 points was not enough to hold off the Manhattan Jaspers (Photo Credit: Sidelinephotos) Excitement is the word that described the energy in the Tom Gola this afternoon as La Salle was ready to unveil their Sweet 16 banner and defeat the Manhattan Jaspers in their season opener. La Salle had won their past five home openers, but after a close game...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnnie Shuler Commits to La Salle

The La Salle Explorers just received their fist commitment of the 2014 recruiting class when Johnnie Shuler committed on Tuesday, according to DMVElite.com’s Marcus Helton. Shuler, out of Theodore Roosevelt, was one of the best guards in his area. As a junior, he averaged 11.3 points per game and helped lead his team to a 26-4 record. With the departure of guards Tyreek Duren...
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November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

#37 La Salle Explorers: College Basketball 111 in 111

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...
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October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Starters for La Salle Basketball in 2013-2014 season: Tyrone Garland

  Tyrone Garland (Photo Credit:Charlie Riedel/AP) For the first time, senior Tyrone Garland will be able to participate in a  complete season for the La Salle Explorers. After transferring from Virginia Tech, Garland had to sit out the spring of 2011 and fall of 2012 due to compliance rules, but the transfer played in every game starting December 15th for the 2012-2013 season....
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

La Salle adds Auburn transfer Jordan Price

Send to KindleCredit: Greg Carroccio/Sideline Photos/La Salle Athletic Communications Once again, Dr. John Giannini shows that La Salle is more than willing to add and integrate talented transfers into its program.  The Explorers have had excellent additions in the recent past like Ramon Galloway and Tyrone Garland and, per release, Jordan Price, who played one season at Auburn...
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July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

La Salle could go big in 2013-14

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...
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June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Evaluating Jordan Price to La Salle

La Salle has had recent success with Ramon Galloway (South Carolina) and Tyrone Garland (Virginia Tech)  transferring to the Explorers and reinventing their games. Now they're getting another transfer out of the south. This time it is from Auburn. Former Auburn guard Jordan Price is transferring to La Salle, according to a source — Garrett Tucker (@GTuckerF150) June...
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June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

La Salle's run ends with 72-58 loss to Wichita St

La Salle knew what it wanted to do against Wichita State. The Explorers just never got a chance in the first half, and after that it was too late. They played catch-up the entire game, losing 72-58 in the West Regional semifinals on Thursday night to end their surprising run of three NCAA tournament wins. ''It is definitely tough to swallow because everything we talked...
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

La Salle enjoying historic tourney run

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...
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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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