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Stukes ready to put year of preparation to good use

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (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) Ask enough high school basketball recruits … Continue reading

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Duren’s replacement key to La Salle’s maintaining success

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – As far as La Salle head coach John Giannini is concerned, Tyreek Duren wasn’t his team’s starting point guard for the last four years. Sure, Duren did start all 132 games he played in during his … Continue reading

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Big 5 awards announced

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – It was a rather quiet March for the Big 5, with neither Saint Joseph’s nor Villanova making their way to the Sweet 16, both at the hands of the UConn Huskies. La Salle, Penn, and Temple … Continue reading

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La Salle falls short on senior day to George Mason, 59-57

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – A talented La Salle senior class saw its career at Tom Gola Arena end the same way its final season has gone–not with a bang, but with a whimper. In a see-saw game, it was George … Continue reading

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Explorers find shooting stroke in win over Bonnies

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – La Salle had been due for a game like this. The Explorers have suffered multiple close losses all season, losing to Manhattan in double-overtime and to a ranked Saint Louis team, thanks to last-second heroics by Jordair … Continue reading

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Newton cements legacy with Catholic League title performance

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – In a long line of great Saints guards, Ja’Quan Newton stands at the top. If there were any doubters heading into the Palestra for last night’s Catholic League championship clash between Neumann-Goretti and Roman Catholic, Newton’s … Continue reading

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Neumann-Goretti captures sixth straight Catholic League title over Roman

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) — In what felt like a title fight between two heavyweights of the Catholic League, the third quarter saw Roman put five-time defending champ Neumann-Goretti on the ropes. When crunch time came though, it was the same … Continue reading

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CoBL Notebook: La Salle/Saint Joseph’s

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Here are a few additional notes and quotes from Saint Joseph’s 75-64 win over La Salle at Tom Gola Arena on Saturday afternoon: SJU Wins Frontcourt Battle Coming into the game, there was a lot of … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s Preview: La Salle (Feb. 15)

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – Saint Joseph’s (16-7, 6-3) vs. La Salle (12-11, 4-5) When: Saturday, February 15th, 11 AM Where: Tom Gola Arena, Philadelphia, Pa. RPI: Saint Joseph’s 45, La Salle 80 KenPom: Saint Joseph’s 81, La Salle 99 In … Continue reading

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Jett’s layup puts La Salle away

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – La Salle has been here before. With the clock running down and the ball in the opponent’s hands, the Explorers couldn’t do anything about it. This time, it was Jordair Jett putting the dagger into the game, … Continue reading

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Explorers let huge opportunity slip away to VCU

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – One year after a big win at Virginia Commonwealth helped propel La Salle deep into the NCAA Tournament, a heartbreaking home collapse to the Rams could have long-lasting consequences on the current Explorers season. After a … Continue reading

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La Salle falls to VCU in double overtime, 97-89

Andrew Albert (@AndrewJAlbert01) – With just over two minutes remaining in the second overtime, Briante Weber stood near mid court, let out a big scream and pointed to the VCU following that littered the upper seats at Tom Gola Arena. Rob … Continue reading

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CoBL Notebook: Temple/La Salle (Jan. 18)

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – La Salle outlasted Temple by a score of 74-68 in a Big 5 classic played at the Palestra. The game had several storylines that were well-worth talking about. Battle on the Boards Heading into the game … Continue reading

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Philly trio powers La Salle to 74-68 win over Temple

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Not a single player on La Salle’s roster was around the last time the Explorers beat city rival Temple, a seven-point win at the Liacouras Center back on Feb. 26, 2009. Senior guard Tyreek Duren was … Continue reading

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Temple Preview: La Salle (Jan. 18)

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – Temple (5-10, 0-5) vs. La Salle (10-6, 3-0) When: Saturday, January 18th, 12 PM Where: The Palestra, Philadelphia, Pa. RPI: Temple 157, La Salle 74 KenPom: Temple 136, La Salle 77 In a Sentence… Temple looks … Continue reading

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La Salle Preview: Temple (Jan. 18)

Lee Kunkel (@Kunkel5) – Temple (5-10, 0-5) vs. La Salle (10-6, 3-0) When: Saturday, January 18th, 12 PM Where: The Palestra, Philadelphia, Pa. RPI: Temple 157, La Salle 74 KenPom: Temple 141, La Salle 78 In a Sentence… La Salle looks to extend their season long … Continue reading

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La Salle tops Rhode Island, moves to 3-0 in A-10 play

Lee Kunkel (@Kunkel5) – La Salle turned to three upperclassmen as they looked to get to 3-0 in Atlantic-10 play, and those three delivered. Sam Mills, Jerrell Wright, and Tyreek Duren all starred in the Explorers 72-62 win over Rhode Island, … Continue reading

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La Salle Preview: Rhode Island (Jan. 15)

Lee Kunkel (@Kunkel5) – Rhode Island (9-8, 0-2)at La Salle (9-6, 2-0) When: Wednesday, January 15, 7 PM Where: Tom Gola Arena, Philadelphia PA KenPom: Rhode Island 137, La Salle 79 In a Sentence: La Salle looks to extend their win streak to … Continue reading

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CoBL Notebook: La Salle/George Washington

Lee Kunkel (@Kunkel5) – A few things that didn’t make it into the game story from last night’s La Salle win over George Washington: Tyreek Duren getting healthy All season long, star guard Tyreek Duren has been bothered by a nagging foot injury. … Continue reading

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Villanova stays undefeated in Big 5, topples La Salle

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – In the span of 11 days, Villanova went from having not played in a Big 5 game to being just one win away from capturing its first city title in three years. Darrun Hilliard led the … Continue reading

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La Salle grinds out much needed win over Hartford

Ben Feld (@bfeldo) – Despite inconsistencies and continued outside shooting woes, La Salle battled and proved to be too much for Hartford. Leading by as many as 17, the explorers got a much needed win, 75-62, in their return to … Continue reading

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La Salle Preview: Hartford (Dec. 4)

Ben Feld (@bfeldo) – La Salle (3-4) vs. Hartford (2-6) When: Wednesday, December 4th – 7 p.m. Where: Tom Gola Arena, Philadelphia, PA In a sentence: La Salle looks to right the ship as they return home to face a … Continue reading

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Penn State Preview: La Salle (Nov. 19)

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – (Ed. Note: This preview looks at Tuesday night’s Penn State vs. La Salle matchup from the Nittany Lions’ point of view. For a preview from the Explorers’ angle, check out Andrew Albert and Josh Verlin’s story here.) … Continue reading

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Observation Room: La Salle/Siena

Lee Kunkel (@Kunkel5) – Scary game for La Salle on Saturday afternoon, but a late 16-2 run propelled the Explorers to victory over Siena. Here are some notes and thoughts on La Salle’s third game of the season: Duren to the … Continue reading

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Explorers use big second half run to hold off Siena 78-74

Andrew Albert (@andrewjalbert01) – As La Salle students and alumni alike packed into a sold out Tom Gola Arena Saturday afternoon, there was a tangible energy in the building. That energy disappeared for much of the game until La Salle used a … Continue reading

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