La Salle Finishes Season Ranked #24
Thursday, April 11, 2013
In Final USA Today/Coaches Poll
Explorers one of three Atlantic 10 teams ranked
PHILADELPHIA – The La Salle men’s basketball team has finished the 2012-13 season ranked #24 in the final USA Today/Coaches Poll, it was announced today. The Explorers received 97 points and are one of three Atlantic 10 teams in the polls joining Saint Louis and VCU.
La Salle won three NCAA Tournament games in five days over Boise State, Kansas State and Ole Miss to advance to the Sweet Sixteen. The Explorers concluded the season with a 24-10 record. Only six La Salle teams have won more than 24 games (1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1989, 1990).
During the 2012-13 season, La Salle knocked off three ranked opponents in #9/9 Butler, #19/16 VCU and #12/14 Kansas State. The Blue and Gold also compiled a school record 11 Atlantic 10 wins which tied it for third in the league.
The complete poll can be found here http://www.usatoday.com/sports/ncaab/polls/
La Salle fans can reserve their season ticket for the 2013-14 season by calling 215-951-1999 and placing a $50 deposit. Don't miss any of the action as the Explorers are coming off a NCAA Sweet Sixteen trip and return nine of their top ten scorers.
Help celebrate La Salle men's basketball's Sweet 16 appearance at the annual end of season banquet to be held on Tuesday, April 16 at Tom Gola Arena.
Cocktails will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner commencing at 7 p.m.
Tickets for the event will be $50 payable to La Salle Men's Basketball. Please RSVP by April 12, 2013. Click here to register online or call 215-951-1524.