Tag Archives: La Salle

Explorers battle, but lose at Dayton

Tyler DeGiacomo (@DJock10) – DAYTON, Ohio–If you’re a fan of high-scoring, fast-paced, up-tempo basketball, then Wednesday night’s game between Dayton and La Salle was not for you. The Flyers would be victorious as they glided their way up and down … Continue reading

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La Salle picks up first A-10 win, downs George Washington

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Twelve minutes into an Atlantic 10 showdown between La Salle and George Washington, the ball had only gone through GW’s bucket once. And that was off the fingertips of La Salle’s Steve Zack. The Explorers had … Continue reading

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Explorers use defense to lock up win at Conwell-Egan

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) — Conwell-Egan junior guard Stevie Jordan  had everything going in his favor in the first half. Jordan was red-hot and the Eagles were up as much as nine on the reigning PIAA AAAA runners up, La Salle. Situations … Continue reading

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Esho, UMass hold on to down La Salle 71-65

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Between La Salle’s young guards and experienced big men, the Explorers have shown they can score the ball fairly well. Until they get some consistency on the other end of the court, however, the struggles will continue. … Continue reading

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Life Center’s Carter raking in offers since return from injury

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) – Traci Carter isn’t where he wants to be. The senior guard scored 17 points for Life Center Academy (2-6) in a loss to Pope John XXIII (2-0) at the Mary Kline Winter Classic on Sunday afternoon. Carter … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Tuesday, December 16

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s daily hub where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Roberts starting to adjust to La Salle lineup

Madison Elliott (@m_elliott95) – Cleon Roberts has been waiting to make a name for himself in his first season at La Salle. The redshirt sophomore, a transfer from Georgia Southern, is finally starting to warm up after his year on the … Continue reading

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La Salle defeats Drexel, 65-55

Aron Minkoff (@AronMinkoff) — La Salle put an end to a rough four game losing streak with a decisive 65-55 victory over Drexel, marking the Explorers’ first win since defeating St. Francis-Brooklyn on November 25. La Salle was in control the … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Saturday, Dec. 13

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s mostly-daily hub where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Shorthanded LaSalle handles Germantown Academy

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) — With star big man Dave Krmpotich and lead guard Kitt-Najee Walls suspended for Tuesday night’s nonleague showdown with two-time defending Inter-Ac Champ Germantown Academy, the LaSalle High School Explorers weren’t given much of a chance to … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Sunday, December 7

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s daily hub where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Temple holds off La Salle 58-57

Jack Goodwillie (@jackgoodwillie) — It’s normally dangerous for a player to rely so heavily on shooting the basketball. Shooting slumps can strike at any time, and when a player is off, it can really hurt his team’s shooting percentage, and, … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Saturday, December 6

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s daily hub where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Villanova stays undefeated, handles La Salle 84-70

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Last year, ‘Nova won its four Big 5 games by an average of 22.5 points per game, an absolute domination of a city series that’s usually ultra-competitive no matter how the rest of the season is … Continue reading

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La Salle can’t complete comeback against No. 8 Virginia

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) & Josh Einbinder-Schatz (@ironicJosh) – After an undefeated start to the season, La Salle got a dose of reality at the hands of No. 8 Virginia. The Cavaliers shut the Explorers down for large stretches of the … Continue reading

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La Salle takes down St. Francis Terriers, 73-60

Andrew Albert (@AndrewJAlbert01) — Jordan Price has been La Salle’s leading scorer all season, but many still have not been happy with his play. Coming into Tuesday night, the transfer from Auburn was shooting just 28 percent from the floor, … Continue reading

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Rider’s Lopez ready for his final stop in his college journey

Jack Fritz (@Jack_Fritz34) – Matt Lopez’s college journey has been one for the ages. After attending Washington Township High School in southern New Jersey, Lopez decided to stay home for college, attending La Salle University. Halfway into his redshirt freshman … Continue reading

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La Salle overcomes St. Peter’s despite offensive difficulties, 59-50

Madison Elliott (@m_elliott95) – Through two games, La Salle has proven that they can win, however ugly it may be. That script fit the bill once again Saturday afternoon with a 59-50 win over Saint Peter’s, despite their shooting under … Continue reading

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Four observations: La Salle/Saint Peter’s

Andrew Albert (@AndrewJAlbert01) — La Salle moved to 3-0 on the season with a 59-50 win over Saint Peter’s of the MAAC. Here are four observations from the win. Defense puts best foot forward Yes, it was ugly. Neither team … Continue reading

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Price leads Explorers to win at Quinnipiac; Wright injured

Tyler DeGiacomo (@DJock10) – La Salle’s Jordan Price walked to the free throw line with three seconds left and the game tied at 58. The sophomore guard was thrust into the spotlight after senior Jerrell Wright went down with a … Continue reading

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Sean O’Brien makes collegiate debut back home

Madison Elliott (@M_Elliott95) – Colgate freshman Sean O’Brien made his college basketball debut in the season opener against La Salle on Saturday. However, O’Brien is no stranger to playing in Philly. The 6-foot-2 guard comes out of Penn Charter, just … Continue reading

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Four Observations: La Salle/Colgate

Andrew Albert (@AndrewJAlbert01) Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) & – La Salle grinded out a 57-52 victory over Colgate in its home opener on Saturday afternoon. While it was not pretty, there were still a few things to take away from a … Continue reading

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La Salle fights off poor shooting, Colgate 57-52

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – After losing close game after close game last year, La Salle head coach John Giannini wasn’t concerned with the specifics of a close win. La Salle fought off a tough challenge from Colgate thanks to a double-double by … Continue reading

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Tipping off: Saturday, November 15

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s daily hub where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day of action. Here’s the link roundup from the … Continue reading

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2014-15 Conference Games to Watch

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) When the 2014-15 basketball season enters … Continue reading

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