1989-90 La Salle Explorers Men's Basketball Team
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1989%E2%80%9390 La Salle Explorers Men's Basketball Team
1989-90 La Salle Explorers men's basketball
MAAC South Division champion
MAAC regular season champion
MAAC Tournament champion
ConferenceMetro Atlantic Athletic Conference
DivisionSouth Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 12
APNo. 12
1989-90 record30-2 (16-0 MAAC)
Head coach
Assistant coaches
Home arenaConvention Hall
Seasons
← 1988-89
1990-91 →
1989-90 MAAC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
North
Holy Cross 14 2   .875     24 6   .800
Siena 11 5   .688     16 13   .552
Fordham 10 6   .625     20 13   .606
Canisius 5 11   .313     11 18   .379
Army 5 11   .313     10 19   .345
Niagara 5 11   .313     6 22   .214
South
16 0   1.000     30 2   .938
Iona 8 8   .500     13 15   .464
Saint Peter's 7 9   .438     14 14   .500
Manhattan 7 9   .438     11 17   .393
Fairfield 6 10   .375     10 19   .345
Loyola (MD) 2 14   .125     4 24   .143
+ 1990 MAAC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1989-90 La Salle Explorers men's basketball team represented La Salle University during the 1989-90 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Led by fourth-year head coach Speedy Morris, the team established the single-season school record for wins with a 30-2 record (16-0 MAAC), including a 22-game win streak. National Player of the Year Lionel "L-Train" Simmons finished his collegiate career third in NCAA scoring with 3,217 points, and also accumulated 1,429 rebounds.[1] He was the first player in NCAA history to score more than 3,000 points and grab more than 1,100 rebounds.[1]

Roster

Schedule and results

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
*

W   1-0
 24-   8-    -   (9,902)
*

W   2-0
 24-   7-    -   (9,902)
*
W   3-0
 26-   14-    -   (8,669)
*
W   4-0
 22-   12-    -   (5,163)
*
W   5-0
 19-   9-    -   (10,004)
*

W   6-0
 26-   13-    -   (8,000)
*

W   7-0
 33-   10-   7-   (5,847)
*
W   8-0
 23-   14-    -   (3,900)
*
L   8-1
 34-   19-   10-   (10,254)

W   9-1
(1-0)
 29-   11-   13-   (4,311)
*
W   10-1
 27-   5-    -   (10,004)

W   11-1
(2-0)
 27-   11-    -   (3,387)

W   12-1
(3-0)
 28-   11-    -   (4,000)

W   13-1
(4-0)
 36-   14-    -   (3,776)

W   14-1
(5-0)
 25-   7-    -   (2,296)

W   15-1
(6-0)
 30-   14-    -   (4,384)

W   16-1
(7-0)
 26-   7-    -   (2,796)

W   17-1
(8-0)
 26-   10-    -   (4,247)

W   18-1
(9-0)
 22-   13-    -   (3,022)

W   19-1
(10-0)
 40-   14-    -   (2,414)
*
W   20-1
 26-   8-    -   (3,200)

W   21-1
(11-0)
 20-   11-    -   (5,143)

W   22-1
(12-0)
 24-   10-    -   (5,238)

W   23-1
(13-0)
 34-   7-    -   (3,203)

W   24-1
(14-0)
 30-   8-    -   (8,136)

W  OT 25-1
(15-0)
 18-   14-    -   (2,904)

W   26-1
(16-0)
 29-   20-    -   (5,217)
MAAC Tournament


W   27-1
 34-   11-    -   (12,231)


W   28-1
 26-   11-    -   (11,691)


W   29-1
 26-   16-    -   (5,712)
NCAA Tournament
*

W   30-1
 32-   16-   6-   (15,937)
*

L   30-2
 28-   7-   6-   (16,011)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

Sources [1]

Rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: Increase in ranking. Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ? = Tied with team above or below. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final
AP 23 20 17 21 17 18 15 14 14 14 13 11 12
Coaches 16 19 NR 19 18 15 16 14 14 14 12 13

*Final AP and Coaches rankings released prior to NCAA tournament

Awards and honors

Team players drafted into the NBA

[14][15][16]

References

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  2. ^ "At La Salle, It Pays to Be Nice". The New York Times. January 5, 1990. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "Loyola Marymount Outruns La Salle : Kimble, Gathers help Lions go two for Philadelphia with 121-116 victory". Los Angeles Times. January 7, 1990. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ "LMU 121, Lasalle 116". Loyola Marymount Athletic Department. February 18, 2005. Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ "Takin' the Train". Sports Illustrated. January 15, 1990. Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ "La Salle Players Dedicate Title Game to Gathers". Los Angeles Times. March 6, 1990. Retrieved 2018.
  7. ^ "Clemson 79, La Salle 75". United Press International. March 17, 1990. Retrieved 2018.
  8. ^ "Clemson Stops Simmons, Defeats La Salle". Los Angeles Times. March 18, 1990. Retrieved 2018.
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  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-06-11. Retrieved .CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  12. ^ "Simmons Wins Eastman Award". Los Angeles Times. March 27, 1990. Retrieved 2018.
  13. ^ "Refreshing to..." cstv.com. Archived from the original on 2009-04-13. Retrieved .
  14. ^ "1990 NBA Draft". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2018.
  15. ^ "1991 NBA Draft". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2018.
  16. ^ "1992 NBA Draft". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2018.

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