Congratulations to the DeLaSalle boys’ and girls’ basketball teams, which both advanced to the state tournament as respective champions of their sections. The six-time defending state champions earned returned to the Class 3A state boys’ tournament with a 80-78 win over Orono.
We will update this information after the seeding meeting.
- Wednesday, March 21, 10:00am, Williams Arena
- #1 DeLaSalle vs. Hermantown
- Tickets: Adult tickets cost $14 and student tickets cost $9. Tickets will be sold in Albers Atrium on Tuesday from 3:00-4:00pm and again on Wednesday from 7:45-8:30am. Fans may also purchase tickets from the box office at Williams Arena.
- Fan Bus: Fan buses to Wednesday’s game will leave from the front of DeLaSalle starting at about 8:45am. Buses will pick up fans outside of Williams Arena after the game and return to DeLaSalle
- School Schedule: Wednesday will be an online learning day. Teachers will communicate their assignments and availability during classes on Tuesday.
- School Transportation: Morning transportation routes will operate on a normal schedule, meaning students may take the bus to school to board fan buses. Afternoon transportation routes will leave from DeLaSalle at 12:45pm for students who need a ride home after the game.
- Thursday, March 22, 12:00pm, Target Center (must win Wednesday)
- Tickets: Adult tickets cost $14 and student tickets cost $9. Tickets are available for purchase at the Target Center ticket windows or skip the line and purchase your tickets online.
- Fan Bus: Fan buses to Thursday’s game will leave from the front of DeLaSalle starting at about 11:00am. Buses will pick up fans outside of Target Center after the game and return to DeLaSalle
- School Schedule: ;If the Islanders win Wednesday, then Thursday will be an online learning day. Teachers will communicate their assignments and availability via Canvas.
- Saturday, March 24, 5:00pm, Target Center
The boys’ returned to the state tournament as the Section 6AAA champions. Here’s how the Islanders played in the section tournament:
- Quarterfinal: DeLaSalle 94 – Minneapolis Patrick Henry 55
- Semifinal: DeLaSalle 74 – Benilde-St. Margaret’s 57
- Final: DeLaSalle 80 – Orono 78
- Quarterfinal: DeLaSalle 47 – Willmar 52 (OT)
- Consolation – round one: DeLaSalle 42 – Alexandria Area 69