PHILADELPHIA (AP) Tyrone Garland, making his second appearance for La Salle, scored a career-high 26 points off the bench as the Explorers topped Iona 88-74 Thursday night.
Garland, a transfer from Virginia Tech who was ineligible until last week, hit 10 of 22 from the field in 23 minutes. The junior scored nine points in his debut against Bucknell on Dec. 15.
Ramon Galloway had 21 points and tied a career high with 10 assists. The senior hit 3 of 4 from 3-point range, and is averaging 22 points per game over his past three contests with a 52.6 percent (10 of 19) clip from 3-point range.
Jerrell Wright and Tyreek Duren added 13 points and Steve Zack had 10 rebounds for La Salle (7-2).
Iona (5-5) was led by David Laury's 21 points and 14 rebounds off the bench. Laury, a transfer from Lamar State, was making his Gaels' debut.
As the Nationals fan base collectively held their breath on Tuesday night in Washington, Victor Robles snagged the last out to send the Nationals to the World Series. Here's that moment:
Here's the moment from a few more angles:
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The Nationals have finally done it. They're going to the World Series. Their fellow D.C. sports teams and players are happy to share in their glory.
The Wizards kicked off the festivities.
Justin Anderson got in on the fun.
So did Isaiah Thomas.
Jordan McRae poked fun at teammate Bradley Beal, who was rooting for his hometown Cardinals, not the Nationals.
It was too soon for Beal.
But he came around.
Their neighbors from the other side of South Capitol Street were plenty excited.
The Capitals, one of only two professional teams from the area to win a championship this century, know from experience what this feels like.
So do their players.
The Mystics District are fresh off their own championship.
The newest D.C. franchise won't get a shot to win a championship of their own until 2020, but they're around to congratulate the Nationals at having a shot at winning one now.
The one-win Redskins won't be advancing very far this season, but they're still happy for the Nationals.
Derrius Guice was at the game!
Former Redskins are pumped, too.
Even the Terps are pumped for the hometown squad for repping the DMV.
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