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Ronald Roberts Jr.

Hawks Upset in NIT First Round Action

The Saint Joseph’s Hawks (20-14) lost, 67-65, against Northern Iowa in the first round of the NIT. The Hawks shot an ugly 13/22 (59%) from the line. Carl Jones carried the team with 24 points, 4 assists and 2 steals. Langston Galloway went cold and only scored 5 points with 2 turnovers, which really hurt […]

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City 6 Selection Sunday Preview

It was, overall, an excellent season for the City 6 and its basketball teams. The six teams’ combined win total exceeded last year’s by 18, and every single team, except for Villanova, had at least 19 wins. In addition, Drexel and Temple won their conferences’ regular-season titles, but none of the teams were able to […]

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Saint Joseph's Falls to Bonnies

Hawks Lose Quarterfinal, NCAA Hopes Crushed

At Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ, the St. Joseph’s Hawks (20-13) faced the St. Bonaventure Bonnies in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament, only 10 days after losing a double-overtime heartbreaker in their regular season finale to these same Bonnies. The Hawks knew they needed to shut down forward Andrew Nicholson, the Atlantic […]

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Guard Langston Galloway, who scored 18 points, celebrates the Hawks' win (SBN).

Hawks Live to See Another Day

With their NCAA tournament hopes hanging by a thread, the Saint Joseph’s Hawks (20-12) showed up to play last night on City Line Avenue.  The Hawks played the  #12 seed, Charlotte 49ers, in a first round Atlantic 10 tournament game. Being clear favorites, the fifth-seeded Hawks won the game by a comfortable 16-point margin, 80-64. […]

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Hawks Lose Double-Overtime Heartbreaker

The young St. Joseph’s Hawks got let down last night in a loss to St. Bonaventure, just days after knocking off #22 Temple in a Philly 6 rival matchup.  The game went into double overtime and was one of the most entertaining games I’ve seen all year, but unfortunately the Hawks fell, 98-93. The game […]

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Ronald Roberts Celebrates Win

Hawks Win Share of Big 5 Title, Snap Temple’s Streak

Saint Joseph’s By: Matt Grubb On a Saturday night in a packed Hagan Arena, the St. Joseph’s Hawks (19-11, 9-6 A10) upset the #22 Temple Owls, 82-72. The Hawks are co-champs of the Big 5 with those very same Owls. The magnitude of this game was unfathomable. Another win against top 25 team gives the […]

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St. Joes Loses to Richmond

Red Hawk Down

The Saint Joseph’s Hawks (18-11, 8-6 A10) lost a key conference game on their home court against the underdog Richmond Spiders. Richmond was able to counteract St. Joe’s up-tempo style by slowing the game down using their own quickness. St. Joe’s half-court offense struggled mightily, and it showed with their meager 49 points. The final […]

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Hawks Keep NCAA Hopes on Life Support

Earlier in the week, St. Joseph’s head coach, Phil Martelli, stated in a press conference, “We have called every game on the schedule a big game, so this is a big game.” The Hawks are in desperation mode for a bid to the NCAA tournament. To make this elite field of 68 teams, St. Joe’s […]

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Fledgling Hawks Look to Gain Experience

The post-season. A winning season. Success. Coach Phil Martelli has experienced all of this, but not his players. The Hawks are the 4th youngest team in America, but still are already 16-10. Boasting a roster of 5 freshman, 5 sophomores, and 2 juniors, Hawk fans have a reason to believe 11-win seasons are in the rear-view mirror, and the […]

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Hawks Take Revenge, Beat UMass

Winning the game 73-62, the Hawks were playing this game with a bad taste in their mouth. Earlier this year, SJU led at UMass by 20 points early in the game, but this lead evaporated and the Hawks suffered another one of their heartbreaking road losses. This time was a different story. Played on Hawk […]

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Slow Start leads to Hawks’ Demise

The Saint Joseph’s Hawks (15-10, 5-5 A-10) faced a strong opponent in their home stadium, Hagan Arena, on Wednesday night.  The Saint Louis Billikens (19-5, 7-3 A-10) secured their second place spot in the tightly contested A-10 with a 72-60 win over St. Joe’s.  St. Louis was nationally ranked earlier this year, and is making […]

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