La Salle Explorers basketball

La Salle Explorers basketball history

La Salle University (Philadelphia, PA)
Tom Gola Arena
Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10)

Current head coach: Fran Dunphy (2022-)

  • Assoc. HC: vacant (-)
  • Asst: vacant (-)
  • Asst: vacant (-)
  • DBO: vacant (-)
  • Special Asst. to the HC: Joe Mihalich (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  1  (1954)
  • Final Four Appearances:  2  (1954, 1955)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  3  (1954, 1955, 2013)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  12  (1954, 1955, 1968, 1975, 1978, 1980, 1983, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 2013)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  14-11
  • NIT Championships:  1  (1952)
  • NIT Appearances:  12  (1948, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1963, 1965, 1971, 1984, 1987, 1991, 2012)
  • NIT Overall Record:  9-11

Conference Titles (Mid Atlantic, ECC, MAAC, MCC, Atlantic 10):

Award Winners:




La Salle head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Fran Dunphy 2022-Pres 0-0 0 0 0
Ashley Howard 2018-22 45-71 0 0 0
John Giannini 2004-18 212-226 0 1 0
Billy Hahn 2001-04 37-54 0 0 0
Speedy Morris 1986-2001 238-203 3 4 0
Lefty Ervin 1979-86 119-87 2 2 0
Paul Westhead 1970-79 142-105 3 2 0
Tom Gola 1968-70 37-13 0 0 0
Jim Harding 1967-68 20-8 1 1 0
Joe Heyer 1965-67 24-27 0 0 0
Bob Walters 1963-65 31-17 0 0 0
Dudey Moore 1958-63 79-37 0 0 0
Jim Pollard 1955-58 48-28 0 0 0
Ken Loeffler 1949-55 144-28 2 1
Charles McGlone 1946-49 61-17 0 0
Joseph Meehan 1943-46 28-30 0 0
Charles O’Brien 1941-43 25-21 0 0
Leonard Tanseer 1933-41 90-59 0 0
Thomas Conley 1931-33 28-11
James J. Henry 1930-31 15-4

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions



NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA.