"We worked hard to get here," Galloway said. "We want to make a run. We want to show that La Salle can play with the best teams in the country. We're here to make a statement."
NOTES: Boise State earned the school's first at-large NCAA Tournament bid. Its previous berths resulted from winning the Big Sky and Western Athletic Conference tournaments. ... Wednesday was the 59th anniversary of the Explorers' 92-76 win over Bradley in the 1954 NCAA championship game. .. The First Four matchup was the first meeting between Boise State and La Salle.