The Saint Joseph's men's basketball team (7-7; 2-1 A-10) will seek its third straight win on Wednesday, January 10, when it travels to George Mason (7-9; 1-2 A-10). The game can be seen on the Atlantic 10 Network, or heard on 98.1 HD2 Radio or SJUHawks.com at 7 p.m.
Seniors Shavar Newkirk and James Demery combined for 47 points to lead Saint Joseph's (7-7; 2-1 A-10) to an 85-78 win over St. Bonaventure (11-4; 1-2) in an Atlantic 10 Conference game at Hagan Arena, for the Hawks' second straight win.
Three years ago, Chris Clover was on his way to being named Most Valuable Player of the Philadelphia Catholic League. He averaged 20.7 points per game in his senior year at St. Joseph's Prep, helping the team to an 18-5 record.
Saint Joseph's (6-7; 1-1 A-10) will host St. Bonaventure (11-3; 1-1) in a nationally-televised Saturday night matchup on January 6 at Hagan Arena. Tip-off is at 8 p.m. with the telecast on ESPNU.
Saint Joseph's will hold "Fan Fest" prior to the men's and women's basketball games this weekend, with all activities moved indoors to the Rec Center adjoining Hagan Arena.
Phil Martelli's "HawkTalk" Radio Show that was scheduled for Thursday, January 4, has been canceled due to the winter storm. As a replacement, a podcast will be posted on Friday.
Freshman Taylor Funk scored 19 points and hit a three-pointer late in overtime to help Saint Joseph's defeat VCU, 87-81, in Atlantic 10 action at Hagan Arena. The win snapped a two-game losing streak for Saint Joseph's (6-7; 1-1 A-10).
Most of redshirt sophomore Pierfrancesco "Checco" Oliva's 2016 postseason workouts were standard.
The Saint Joseph's men's basketball (5-7; 0-1 A-10) will ring in the New Year by hosting VCU (9-5; 1-0) in the Atlantic 10 home opener on Wednesday, January 3 at 7 p.m. in Hagan Arena. Tickets still remain and the game will be available for viewing free of charge on the A-10 Network.
Saint Joseph's sophomore guard Charlie Brown, Jr., will be sidelined at least three more weeks due to the fractured left wrist he suffered in October.
Saint Joseph's fell short in its comeback attempt against George Washington, dropping a 70-64 decision In the Atlantic 10 opener for both teams at the Smith Center. James Demery scored 24 points for the Hawks.
Saint Joseph's will offer free video streaming for all men's and women's basketball home games the remainder of the season on the A-10 Network.