La Salle to Wear ‘60s Throwbacks vs. PSU


Having not made it to the Big Dance in 20 years, La Salle is trying to bring back the magic of its glory years.

In their Wednesday night game against Penn State at the Palestra in Philadelphia, the Explorers will sport uniforms (provided by Under Armour) modeled after those worn by the 1968–1969 team, which went 23–1 under head coach Tom Gola.

There’s nothing flashy about the simple, old-school yellow lettering on a white jersey, but it’s a nice alternative to the current uniforms (below left), which are underwhelming. And if it ushers in a new era of success both nationally and within the Philadelphia Big 5, all the better. Grade: B


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