La Salle Rumors & News

  • La Salle's Khalid Lewis commits to Illinois, immediately eligible

    CBS Sports "La Salle transfer Khalid Lewis has committed to Illinois, sources told CBSSports.com. Since he's already a college graduate, Lewis will be immediately eligible to play next season. A 6-3 guard, Lewis averaged 6.0 points last season and started 18 games for La Salle." August 09

  • La Salle adds South Carolina transfer

    Philly.com "La Salle continued a busy offseason by adding 6-foot-9 forward/center Demetrius Henry, who is transferring from South Carolina. Henry started 48 games over two seasons for the Gamecocks. He must sit out this season and will have two years of eligibility at La Salle. He averaged 6.0 points and..." July 25

  • Report: Khalid Lewis leaving La Salle for fifth year

    City of Basketball Love "An offseason of roster turnover continued for La Salle on Monday, with the news that guard Khalid Lewis will transfer out for his final year of eligibility. Lewis' departure was first reported by The Recruit Scoop's Alex Kline. In two years (61 games) at La Salle after transferring in from..." July 07

  • Former South Carolina power forward Demetrius Henry transferring to La Salle

    College Basketball Talk "Having already landed two transfers this offseason in the form of point guard Pookie Powell and small forward B.J. Johnson, La Salle picked up a commitment from a third player who began his career at another Division I institution Saturday morning. Demetrius Henry, a 6-foot-9 power forward who..." July 04

  • La Salle lands transfer from Memphis

    Philly.com "POOKIE POWELL, a 6-1 guard from Orlando, Fla., and a borderline top-100 recruit out of high school, will transfer to La Salle after playing one season at Memphis. Powell averaged 4.3 points while shooting 37.7 percent overall and 28.8 percent from three-point range last season. He had 72..." May 12

  • Former Syracuse basketball forward B.J. Johnson plans to transfer to La Salle

    Syracuse.com "B.J. Johnson is heading to LaSalle University. The former Syracuse basketball forward, whose father announced last week he would be transferring, will land at LaSalle. Johnson put out the word today on Twitter. Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports initially broke the news. The move makes sense for..." March 23

  • Meet La Salle's Jordan Price, the City 6's newest star

    CSN Philly "Just before going to bed on Dec. 16, Reaman Price called his youngest son, Jordan. This was nothing new. With Jordan living nearly 800 miles away, the Georgia minister says he “has to hear his voice” every day. Jordan, a sophomore at La Salle, even calls into the prayer line that Reaman runs..." December 29

  • Ref OK after strike to face in Vandy-La Salle

    Daily Mail "This is the moment a referee was stretched off the court shortly after being knocked out when he was struck in the face. Referee Rick Crawford was officiating the consolation game between LaSalle and Vanderbilt at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday. Shortly after the..." November 30

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • La Salle's Duren not ready to call it a career

    Philly.com "IN THE days and weeks leading to what could be his last collegiate game, La Salle's Tyreek Duren has been prodded with queries he is not yet ready to answer. Family members, friends and local newspaper reporters have been among those to pose questions with words such as "legacy" and other verbiage..." March 13

  • La Salle gets a win and some confidence

    Philly.com "THE ELEMENTS of the game, Dr. John Giannini said, are not complicated and do not change. Confidence, said the man who got his undergraduate degree in psychology, is guided by one overriding principle. Win and you have it. Lose and you don't. La Salle had it the previous two seasons. The..." February 27

  • Billikens jet away with 16th win in a row

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "About 15 minutes after 13th-ranked St. Louis University’s dramatic, last-second win over La Salle on Saturday, SLU guard Jordair Jett stood in a hallway just off the court at Tom Gola Arena when La Salle coach John Giannini walked past. Giannini walked over and shook Jett’s hand. “Big time,”..." February 09

  • Hundreds pay respects to Tom Gola

    Philly.com "LA SALLE University's Brother Joe Grabenstein used one word to describe Tom Gola during his eulogy yesterday morning. Genuine. Hundreds of people packed into St. Albert the Great Catholic Church to say goodbye to Gola one final time. Gola's family, plus friends, fans and Philadelphia..." January 31

  • George Washington 69, La Salle 47: Colonials win 11th straight at home

    Washington Post "Even without its primary ballhandler for most of the game, the George Washington men’s basketball team continued its march through the Atlantic 10, exacting payback for its lone conference loss on the strength of suffocating defense to forge a 69-47 victory over La Salle on Wednesday night in..." January 30

  • Chaney has fond memories of Gola

    Philly.com "AS FAR AS John Chaney is concerned, he and another legend, Tom Gola, will remain forever linked for something that happened over six decades ago. In 1951, La Salle High's Gola and Ben Franklin's Chaney were being honored as respective Catholic and Public League Players of the Year. They..." January 28

  • Former La Salle great Tom Gola passes away

    Philly.com "Tom Gola, a Philadelphia sporting legend, passed away early Sunday afternoon at St Joseph's Manor on Huntingdon Pike. He was the star of La Salle's NCAA and NIT champions, the coach of what many consider the greatest Big 5 team in history (1968-69 La Salle) and one of the transcendent players of..." January 27

  • La Salle ends losing streak against Temple

    Philly.com "Big Five rivals don't require the presence of the ESPN College GameDay crew to get their juices boiling, but the network gave the rest of the country the chance to see the emotion that flowed at the sold-out Palestra on Saturday as La Salle finally defeated Temple, 74-68, before a crowd of..." January 19

  • La Salle defeats reeling Temple

    Philly.com "Big Five rivals don’t require the presence of the ESPN College Game Day crew to get their juices flowing, but the network gave the rest of the country the opportunity to see the emotion that flowed at the Palestra Saturday as La Salle finally defeated Temple, 74-68. The Explorers (11-6) had..." January 18