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Hawks Open Play in A-10 Tournament Against Fordham on Wednesday
Courtesy: SJU Athletic Communications  
Release:  03/08/2008

March 8, 2008

PHILADELPHIA - Saint Joseph's has earned the fifth seed in the 2008 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Championship and will open play against 12th-seeded Fordham on Wednesday, March 12 at 2:30 p.m. at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

The Hawks finished the regular season with an 18-11 record and 9-7 mark in A-10 play. Fordham went 12-16 and 6-10 in the league.

The winner of the SJU-Fordham game will advance to meet 4th-seeded Richmond in the quarterfinals on Thursday at 2:30 p.m.

Play in the championship continues on Friday with the semifinals at 6:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. with the title game slated for Saturday evening at 6:00 p.m.

Click here for the tournament bracket.

2008 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Championship Boardwalk Hall - Atlantic City, N.J.

Wednesday, March 12 Game 1 - #8 Dayton vs. #9 Saint Louis - 12:00 Game 2 - #5 Saint Joseph's vs. #12 Fordham - 2:30 Game 3 - #7 La Salle vs. #10 Duquesne - 6:30 Game 4 - #6 Charlotte vs. #11Rhode Island - 9:00

Thursday, March 13 Game 5 - #1 Xavier vs. #8/#9 winner - 12:00 (CSTVR) Game 6 - #4 Richmond vs. #5/#12 winner - 2:30 (CSTVR Game 7 - #2 Temple (18-12) vs. #7/#10 winner - 6:30 (CSTVR) Game 8 - #3 Massachusetts vs. #6/#11 winner - 9:00 (CSTVR)

Friday, March 14 Game 9 - Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner- 6:30(CSTVR)Game 10 - Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner - 9:00 (CSTVR)

Saturday, March 15 Finals - 6:00 (ESPN)