2012–13 La Salle Explorers men's basketball team

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2012–13 La Salle Explorers men's basketball
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NCAA Tournament West Region 13 Seed, Sweet Sixteen
Conference Atlantic 10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches #24
2012–13 record 24–10 (11–5 A-10)
Head coach John Giannini (9th year)
Assistant coach Horace Owens
Assistant coach Harris Adler
Assistant coach Will Bailey
Home arena Tom Gola Arena
Seasons
« 2011–12 2013–14 »
2012–13 Atlantic 10 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#16 Saint Louis 13 3   .813     28 7   .800
#25 VCU 12 4   .750     27 9   .750
Butler 11 5   .688     27 9   .750
La Salle 11 5   .688     24 10   .706
Temple 11 5   .688     24 10   .706
UMass 9 7   .563     21 12   .636
Xavier 9 7   .563     17 14   .548
Charlotte 8 8   .500     21 12   .636
Saint Joseph's 8 8   .500     18 14   .563
Richmond 8 8   .500     19 15   .559
Dayton 7 9   .438     17 14   .548
St. Bonaventure 7 9   .438     14 15   .483
George Washington 7 9   .438     13 17   .433
Rhode Island 3 13   .188     8 21   .276
Fordham 3 13   .188     7 24   .226
Duquesne 1 15   .063     8 22   .267
2013 Atlantic 10 Tournament winner
As of March 28, 2013; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012–13 La Salle Explorers basketball team represented La Salle University during the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Explorers, led by ninth year head coach John Giannini, played their home games at Tom Gola Arena and were members of the Atlantic 10 Conference. They finished the season 24–10, 11–5 in A-10 play to finish in a three way tie for third place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Tournament to Butler. They received an at-large bid to the 2013 NCAA Tournament, their first NCAA bid in 21 years. They defeated Boise State in the first four round, Kansas State in the second round, and Ole Miss in the third round to advance to the Sweet Sixteen where they lost to Wichita State.

Roster[edit]

2012–13 La Salle Explorers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
C 0 Zack, SteveSteve Zack 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 245 lb (111 kg) So New Cumberland, PA
G 1 Peterson, D.J.D.J. Peterson 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) So Burnsville, MN
G 3 Duren, TyreekTyreek Duren 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Philadelphia, PA
G 5 Dunn, TaylorTaylor Dunn 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 205 lb (93 kg) RS Jr State College, PA
G 10 Mills, SamSam Mills 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Sunrise, FL
C 13 Hunt, GarvinGarvin Hunt 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) RS Sr Freeport, BAH
G 21 Garland, TyroneTyrone Garland 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jr Philadelphia, PA
F 25 Wright, JerrellJerrell Wright 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 240 lb (109 kg) So Philadelphia, PA
C 30 Davis, JermaineJermaine Davis 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 280 lb (127 kg) Fr Garfield Heights, OH
G/F 35 Brown, RohanRohan Brown 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) RS Fr Hartford, CT
G 55 Galloway, RamonRamon Galloway 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sr Philadelphia, PA
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

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Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Points leader Rebounds leader Assists leader Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
Nov. 02* 7:00 pm Carleton Tom Gola ArenaPhiladelphia, PA  28 - Galloway   6 - Zack   6 - Mills  W 61–58  N/A
Regular Season
Nov. 10* 3:00 pm Delaware Tom Gola ArenaPhiladelphia, PA  19 - Zack   10 - Wright   4 - Galloway  W 73–66  3,400 1–0
Nov. 18* 2:00 pm Central Connecticut Tom Gola Arena • Philadelphia, PA  18 - Wright   6 - Peterson, Wright   4 - Duren, Wright  L 74–81  1,512 1–1
Nov. 20* 7:00 pm at Hartford Chase ArenaWest Hartford, CT  15 - Duren   12 - Brown   2 - Wright, Duren, Peterson  W 64–51  819 2–1
Nov. 25* 1:00 pm Villanova Tom Gola Arena • Philadelphia, PA CBSSN  26 - Galloway   14 - Zack   5 - Duren  W 77–74 OT 3,091 3–1
Nov. 29* 7:00 pm at Rider Alumni GymnasiumLawrenceville, NJ  20 - Duren   8 - Wright   6 - Duren  W 63–52  1,529 4–1
Dec. 05* 7:00 pm vs. Penn State The Palestra • Philadelphia, PA NBCSN  29 - Duren   8 - Zack   4 - Galloway, Duren  W 82–57  4,382 5–1
Dec. 08* 7:00 pm at Northeastern Matthews ArenaBoston, MA  24 - Galloway   6 - Zack   4 - Mills  W 66–64  1,839 6–1
Dec. 15* 7:00 pm at Bucknell Sojka PavilionLewisburg, PA  21 - Galloway   7 - Galloway   1 - Duren, Mills, Peterson  L 66–74  3,402 6–2
Dec. 20* 7:00 pm Iona Tom Gola Arena • Philadelphia, PA  26 - Garland   10 - Zack   10 - Galloway  W 88–74  1,402 7–2
Dec. 22* 2:00 pm Sacred Heart Tom Gola Arena • Philadelphia, PA  22 - Galloway   8 - Zack   7 - Galloway  W 100–71  1,211 8–2
Dec. 29* 7:00 pm at Siena Times Union CenterLoudonville, NY  22 - Galloway   7 - Garland,   4 - Galloway, Garland, Mills, Zack  W 80–52  5,907 9–2
Jan. 02* 9:00 pm at Miami (FL) BankUnited CenterCoral Gables, FL ACC Network/ESPN3  20 - Garland   8 - Zack, Galloway   4 - Galloway  L 59–76  3,259 9–3
Jan. 05* 2:00 pm Penn Tom Gola Arena • Philadelphia, PA  17 - Galloway, Duren   11 - Wright   6 - Garland  W 74–57  2,422 10–3
Jan. 09 7:30 pm at Charlotte Dale F. Halton ArenaCharlotte, NC  23 - Galloway   9 - Wright, Galloway   5 - Duren  L 65–74  5,754 10–4 (0–1)
Jan. 12 2:00 pm Richmond Tom Gola Arena • Philadelphia, PA  17 - Garland   7 - Duren   7 - Duren  W 71–59  2,282 11–4 (1–1)
Jan. 16 7:00 pm Dayton Tom Gola Arena • Philadelphia, PA  18 - Galloway   5 - Wright   5 - Galloway  W 72–70  2,012 12–4 (2–1)
Jan. 19 2:00 pm at Xavier Cintas CenterCincinnati, OH CBSSN-Regional  16 - Garland   8 - Wright   2 - Zack, Galloway, Mills  L 63–70  10,039 12–5 (2–2)
Jan. 23 7:00 pm #9 Butler Tom Gola Arena • Philadelphia, PA  16 - Duren   5 - Duren, Mills   6 - Duren  W 54–53  3,400 13–5 (3–2)
Jan. 26 8:00 pm at #19 VCU Siegel CenterRichmond, VA  31 - Galloway   11 - Zack   3 - Wright, Duren, Garland  W 69–61  7,693 14–5 (4–2)
Jan. 30 7:00 pm Massachusetts Tom Gola Arena • Philadelphia, PA  16 - Galloway, Wright   9 - Zack   6 - Galloway  L 60–61  2,723 14–6 (4–3)
Feb. 02 2:00 pm George Washington Smith CenterWashington, D.C.  15 - Galloway, Peterson   8 - Wright   5 - Duren  W 80–71  3,347 15–6 (5–3)
Feb. 09 2:00 pm Fordham Tom Gola Arena • Philadelphia, PA  21 - Mills   7 - Wright, Zack   8 - Duren  W 89–53  2,246 16–6 (6–3)
Feb. 13 7:00 pm at St. Bonaventure Reilly CenterSt. Bonaventure, NY  23 - Galloway   10 - Zack   5 - Galloway  W 69–66 OT 3,521 17–6 (7–3)
Feb. 16 1:00 pm vs. Saint Joseph's The Palestra • Philadelphia, PA NBCSN  29 - Duren   7 - Wright   12 - Galloway  W 76–64  8,722 18–6 (8–3)
Feb. 21 7:00 pm at Temple Liacouras CenterPhiladelphia, PA CBSSN  18 - Galloway   10 - Galloway   4 - Galloway  L 74–82  10,206 18–7 (8–4)
Feb. 24 2:00 pm at Rhode Island Ryan CenterKingston, RI  21 - Duren   15 - Wright   6 - Garland  W 72–65  5,180 19–7 (9–4)
Mar. 02 2:00 pm Duquesne Tom Gola Arena • Philadelphia, PA  23 - Galloway   8 - Wright   6 - Galloway, Peterson  W 97–64  3,015 20–7 (10–4)
Mar. 06 7:00 pm at George Washington Tom Gola Arena • Philadelphia, PA  29 - Galloway   7 - Wright   7 - Duren  W 84–70  1,833 21–7 (11–4)
Mar. 09 1:30 pm at #16 Saint Louis Chaifetz ArenaSaint Louis, MO NBCSN  15 - Garland   9 - Wright   3 - Mills  L 54–78  10,272 21–8 (11–5)
2013 Atlantic 10 Tournament
Mar. 15 2:40 pm vs. Butler Barclays CenterBrooklyn, NY
(Quarterfinals)
 17 - Garland   11 - Wright   6 - Galloway  L 58–69  N/A 21–9
2013 NCAA Tournament
Mar. 20* 9:10 pm vs. #(13 W) Boise State #(13 W) UD ArenaDayton, OH
(First Four)
truTV  22 - Garland   6 - Wright   5 - Duren  W 80–71  12,218 22–9
Mar. 22* 3:15 pm vs. #12 (4 W) Kansas State #(13 W) Sprint CenterKansas City, MO
(Second Round)
truTV  21 - Wright   8 - Wright   4 - Galloway  W 63–61  18,301 23–9
Mar. 24* 8:09 pm vs. (12 W) Ole Miss #(13 W) Sprint Center • Kansas City, MO
(Third Round)
truTV  24 - Galloway   4 - Wright, Galloway, Duren, Peterson, Garland   4 - Peterson  W 76–74  18,498 24–9
Mar. 28* 10:34 pm vs. (9 W) Wichita State #(13 W) Staples CenterLos Angeles, CA
(Sweet Sixteen)
TBS  16 - Wright, Garland   8 - Galloway   4 - Duren  L 58–72  18,232 24–10
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll/Coaches' Poll. All times are in Eastern Time. (#) during NCAA Tournament is seed with Region W=West.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012-13 Men's Basketball Roster". goexplorers.com. La Salle University. Retrieved 23 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "2012-13 Men's Basketball Schedule". goexplorers.com. La Salle University. Retrieved 23 August 2012.