James Demery scored 25 points and Pierfrancesco Oliva scored a career-high 22 points as Saint Joseph's used a strong second half to defeat Fordham, 68-46, for the Hawks' fifth straight win at Hagan Arena.
Although their respective high schools are 39 miles apart, sophomores Nick Robinson and Lorenzo Edwards say they grew up just 25 minutes from each other in the Chicago area.
"Fan Fest" returns for Saturday's men's basketball game against Fordham with the events scheduled for outside Hagan Arena beginning at 11:30 a.m. The Hawks will tip off against the Rams at 1 p.m.
Saint Joseph's men's basketball (8-9; 3-3 A-10) looks to extend its four-game home winning streak on Saturday afternoon when the Hawks host Fordham (6-12; 1-5) at 1 p.m. at Hagan Arena.
Phil Martelli's "HawkTalk" Radio Show will air tonight, Thursday, January 18 from 7 to 8 p.m. with the live broadcast from JD McGillicuddy's in Havertown, Pa.
James Demery scored 19 points and Taylor Funk had 18 to lead five players in double figures as Saint Joseph's defeated Dayton, 81-65, in Atlantic 10 action at Hagan Arena, to snap a two-game losing streak.
Four years, four schools. Markell Lodge floated around quite a bit in high school before committing to Saint Joseph's in September of 2013, while a senior at Pace Academy in Carrboro, North Carolina. After arriving to Hawk Hill, Lodge was informed he'd have to redshirt his freshman year due to his high school work not being properly transferred to the NCAA.
The Saint Joseph's men's basketball team (7-9; 2-3) returns home to host Dayton (9-8; 3-2) on Wednesday, January 17, in Hagan Arena, with the national telecast on the CBS Sports Network at 6:30 p.m.
Massachusetts rallied from a 16-point second-half deficit to defeat Saint Joseph's, 72-69, in Atlantic 10 action at the Mullins Center. Seniors Shavar Newkirk and James Demery scored 22 points apiece for SJU (7-9; 2-3 A-10).
The Saint Joseph's men's basketball team (7-8; 2-2 A-10) will play its second straight on the road when it visits Massachusetts (9-8; 2-2) on Sunday, January 14. The 5 p.m. game will be televised nationally on the NBC Sports Network.
The next edition of Phil Martelli's "HawkTalk" Radio Show will air on Thursday, January 11 from 7 to 8 p.m. with the live broadcast from JD McGillicuddy's in Havertown, Pa.
Otis Livingston converted a three-pointer with one second left to give George Mason an 81-79 win over Saint Joseph's (7-8; 2-2 A-10) in Atlantic 10 action at EagleBank Arena, snapping the Hawks two-game winning streak.