Charlie Brown, Jr., poured in a career-high 26 points and Taylor Funk made six three-pointers to score 20 as Saint Joseph's earned an 89-69 win over Wake Forest in the opening round of the Myrtle Beach Invitational at the HTC Center.
The Saint Joseph's men's basketball team (2-0) will open play in the Myrtle Beach Invitational against Wake Forest (1-0) on Thursday, November 15 at 11:30 a.m. The game will be televised nationally on ESPNU.
Charlie Brown, Jr., scored 19 of his game-high 21 points in the second half as Saint Joseph's pulled away from Monmouth, 78-63, at Hagan Arena. Lamarr Kimble added 19 points and redshirt sophomore Lorenzo Edwards scored a career-high 11 points.
In mid-October of last year, a Hawk went into practice like he had gone into practice the entire summer, the entire preseason. But, as is sometimes the case when pushing a body to the limit for Division I competition, an injury separated that practice from all of the others. That Hawk would suffer a fracture in his left wrist that would go on to sideline him for the entire 2017-18 campaign.
The Saint Joseph's men's basketball team (1-0) will host Monmouth (0-2) on Monday night, November 12 at Hagan Arena. Game time is 7 p.m. with the broadcast on ESPN+.
Charlie Brown scored 20 points and Pierfancesco Oliva had his first career double-double with 17 points and 14 rebounds as Saint Joseph's (1-0) defeated Old Dominion, 79-64, in the Hawks' season opener at Hagan Arena. Lamarr Kimble added 14 points as did freshman Jared Bynum.
In honor of the Hawks' 10th season at Hagan Arena kicking off tonight, longtime Saint Joseph's Sports Network commentator Joe Lunardi shares his top 10 games played in the Arena.
The Saint Joseph's men's basketball season tips off on Friday night, November 9, when the Hawks host Old Dominion at Hagan Arena. Game time is approximately 7:30 p.m., following the Saint Joseph's women's basketball game against Temple (5 p.m. start).
Saint Joseph's has added two television broadcasts to its men's basketball schedule on NBC Sports Philadelphia+, giving the Hawks coverage for all 31 regular-season games, whether on linear television or through digital media.
All 31 Saint Joseph's men's basketball regular-season games will be broadcast on radio, with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT airing the majority of games. It marks the second consecutive year of a partnership with the station.
Fans attending Saint Joseph's men's and women's basketball games this season will be treated to a number of enhancements to the overall game experience in the 10th season of Hagan Arena, including the return of the popular "Fan Fest".
Saint Joseph's has been picked to finish second in the Atlantic 10's 2018-19 men's basketball preseason poll, while Charlie Brown, Jr., and Lamarr Kimble have been named to the Preseason All-Conference Third Team.