|La Salle signs coach Giannini to extension|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 25 April 2013 10:53|
Terms of the deal were not released Thursday. Giannini led the Explorers (24-10) to their first NCAA appearance since 1992, and they went all the way to the round of 16. La Salle beat Boise State in the ``First Four,'' then defeated Kansas State and Mississippi. The Explorers also upset Top 25 teams Butler and VCU in the same week during the regular season.
Giannini is 143-138 in nine seasons with La Salle and made a trip to the NIT in 2012. His 143 wins are third-most in La Salle history.
Giannini calls it an ``honor'' to coach at the school and says he remains ``deeply invested'' in the program.