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La Salle coach Giannini puts Butler upset in perspective

Thursday, January 24, 2013, 1:23 PM
While students and players celebrated around him on the floor at Tom Gola Arena, John Giannini remained an island of calm and perspective following La Salle’s 54-53 upset of No. 9 Butler. The La Salle coach expects his team to play well. He feels that if the Explorers play well, then it’s... Read more

Penn graduate aids La Salle win over Quakers

Saturday, January 5, 2013, 6:08 PM
La Salle forward Garvin Hunt, a graduate student, saw just five minutes of playing time Saturday against Penn, but it was five minutes that meant an awful lot to him. Hunt received his degree in architecture last May from Penn. He played for the Quakers in the 2008-09 season as a freshman and saw... Read more

Another targeting test

Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 10:09 AM
Checking primary target. Read more

Gianni lauds Explorers' guards

Friday, October 5, 2012, 12:25 PM
NEW YORK – Teams will certainly be on guard when playing against La Salle’s men’s basketball team this year. Coming off a 21-13 season that included a bid to the NIT, the Explorers provide tremendous depth in the backcourt. Yes, they have to replace Earl Pettis, who averaged 15.4... Read more

Saint Louis takes down La Salle

Saturday, March 10, 2012, 12:07 AM
Video: La Salle pushed back several times but couldn't complete a comeback and fell to Saint Louis, 78-71, in the opening round of the Atlantic Ten Tournament. The Inquirer's Mike Jensen reports from Boardwalk Hall. Read more

La Salle to host first-round game in A-10 tourney

Friday, March 2, 2012, 9:28 PM
La Salle has clinched a home game in the first round of next week's Atlantic 10 tournament. The Explorers, who won at George Washington on Wednesday, can still finish anywhere from the No. 5 to 8 seed, all of which would make them a host on Tuesday in a 7 p.m. game. The Explorers host St. Bonaventure... Read more

UMass coach looking for quicker start vs. Explorers

Monday, February 13, 2012, 6:11 PM
Massachusetts coach Derek Kellogg had a first-hand look at La Salle on Jan. 8 and he didn’t particularly enjoy the view. La Salle beat the Minutemen, 82-75 at Tom Gola Arena in a game that the Explorers exploded early and held on late. The Explorers led, 51-26 at halftime. “In our particular... Read more

Giannini not celebrating first place yet

Thursday, February 2, 2012, 1:58 AM
An hour after a convincing 85-72 win over visiting Charlotte, La Salle moved into sole possession of first place in the Atlantic 10 thanks to losses by Massachusetts and St. Bonaventure. Just don’t expect head coach John Giannini to celebrate yet. “It’s like being up at halftime... Read more

Galloway sweeps Big Five, A-10 honors

Monday, January 30, 2012, 2:16 PM
Ramon Galloway pulled off a player of the week sweep. The La Salle guard was named the Big Five player of the week on Monday. Several hours earlier, the junior guard and Massachusetts forward Raphiael Putney were named Atlantic Ten Conference co-players of the week. Galloway averaged 21.5 points... Read more

Galloway sweeps Big Five, A-10 honors

Monday, January 30, 2012, 10:34 AM
Ramon Galloway pulled off a player-of-the-week sweep. The La Salle guard was named the Big Five player of the week on Monday. Several hours earlier, the junior guard and Massachusetts forward Raphiael Putney were named Atlantic Ten Conference co-players of the week. Galloway averaged 21.5 points... Read more
About this blog
The college sports staff of The Inquirer covers La Salle men’s basketball, as well as other sports. Keith Pompey, who also covers Temple; Joe Juliano, beat reporter for Villanova; Marc Narducci, who writes on St. Joseph’s; and Mike Jensen, who writes Campus college sports columns, contribute their longtime expertise in Philadelphia college sports to their coverage of La Salle.

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