La Salle's Giannini gets multiyear contract

La Salle's Giannini gets multiyear contract

Published Jun. 7, 2010 10:56 p.m. ET

La Salle men's basketball coach John Giannini has agreed to a new multiyear contract.

Terms of the deal were not released Monday.

Giannini has a record of 83-97 in six seasons with the Explorers. He has a career coaching record of 380-246, including coaching stints at Rowan University and Maine.

Last season, La Salle was 4-12 in the Atlantic 10 and 12-18 overall.


Giannini says his immediate goal for this season is for the Explorers to get into a postseason tournament. The Explorers last played in the NCAA tournament in 1992.