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Video: A burden off La Salle coach John Giannini's shoulders

Monday, March 18, 2013, 5:55 PM
La Salle coach John Giannini was very much the man of the hour during Monday's Coaches vs. Cancer March Madness Tip-Off Breakfast at the Palestra. After the event ended, I talked with him for a few minutes about how it feels to have ended the Explorers' 21-year NCAA Tournament drought. Read more

Video: La Salle celebrates its first NCAA Tournament berth since 1992

Sunday, March 17, 2013, 9:54 PM
There was quite a celebration at 20th and Olney on Sunday night, as La Salle earned its first trip to the NCAA Tournament in 21 years. We've got two cool videos from the occasion: one by staff photographer David Maialetti and one by La Salle's athletic department. I would think that whatever school... Read more

2013 NCAA Tournament seed list published; La Salle is next-to-last at-large team in field

Sunday, March 17, 2013, 8:34 PM
The NCAA has published its overall ranking of seeds in the NCAA Tournament. It's similar to the S-Curve, in that it compares all 68 teams in the field to each other. It's a pretty close approximation to where the actual seeds ended up. But you'll see exactly where teams got bumped up or down a line... Read more

2013 NCAA Tournament First and Second Round TV Schedule

Sunday, March 17, 2013, 6:54 PM
Updated after the conclusion of the first round. The TV schedule for the first- and second-round games in this year's NCAA Tournament has been announced. - La Salle's first-round game against Boise State in Dayton on Wednesday wil tip at approximately 9:10 p.m. Eastern on truTV. Jim Nantz, Clark... Read more

Live chat: Villanova, Temple, La Salle all make NCAA Tournament

Sunday, March 17, 2013, 12:43 AM
Here's where the local teams are headed: Villanova: No. 9 in the South region, will play No. 8 North Carolina in Kansas City on Friday. Temple: No. 9 in the East region, will play No. 8 N.C. State in Dayton on Friday. La Salle: No. 13b in the West region, will play No. 13a. Boise State in the first... Read more

Live updates: La Salle vs. Butler

Friday, March 15, 2013, 1:53 PM
UPDATE - La Salle has been eliminated from the Atlantic 10 Tournament, falling to Butler 69-58. Matchup: No. 5 Butler vs. No. 4 La Salle, Atlantic 10 Tournament Quarterfinals Time: 2:30 p.m. EDT Venue: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y. TV: The Comcast Network (Brad Johansen and John Griffin)/WNTP 990-AM The... Read more

Video: Bill Raftery weighs in on La Salle's NCAA Tournament chances

Thursday, March 14, 2013, 11:06 AM
Here's something fun from our partners at Cinesport. Noah Coslov recently sat down with famed CBS Sports analyst and La Salle alum Bill Raftery for a NCAA Tournament preview package. With the Explorers on the bubble, of course Coslov had to ask about the Explorers' chances of going dancing. There... Read more

Video: La Salle eyes end to NCAA Tournament drought

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 10:44 PM
La Salle heads into the Atlantic 10 tournament looking to secure a berth in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 21 years. I chatted wtih the Inquirer's Joe Juliano and Marc Narducci about the Explorers' postseason prospects. Read more

Temple's Khalif Wyatt, La Salle's Ramon Galloway on U.S. Basketball Writers Association's All-District team

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 2:10 PM
The U.S. Basketball Writers Association's All-District teams have been announced, and as you would expect, the Big 5 is well-represented in the district that includes our region. I am a member of the USBWA, and though I've voted for All-District honors in the past, I didn't this year because I don't... Read more

Live updates: Georgetown-Villanova, Temple-Fordham, George Washington-La Salle, Rhode Island-Saint Joseph's

Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 1:44 PM
Georgetown at Villanova Time: 7:00 p.m. EST Venue: The Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pa. TV/Radio: ESPN2 (Mike Patrick and LaPhonso Ellis)/WHAT 1340-AM Temple at Fordham Time: 7:00 p.m. EST Venue: Rose Hill Gym, Bronx, N.Y. Radio: WPHT 1210-AM George Washington at La Salle Time: 7:00 p.m. Venue:... Read more
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Soft Pretzel Logic is's college sports blog, with a primary focus on the University of Pennsylvania. You'll also see coverage of the Big 5, other major college sports events in the region, and the annual Penn Relays track and field meet.

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