Team preview: La Salle

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2009-10 season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: October 22, 2009, 12:07 PM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)

COACH AND PROGRAM

Last year, simply making it into the postseason tournament conversation was an accomplishment for a La Salle team that's been steadily improving since coach Dr. John Giannini brought in his first recruiting class in 2006. The Explorers, however, have loftier goals this season, which is the final one for those first recruits.