Hawks Host Temple at the Palestra in Big 5 and A-10 Contest
Courtesy: SJU Athletic Communications  
Release:  01/08/2006

Jan. 8, 2006

PHILADLEPHIA - Saint Joseph's will host Temple in a Big 5 and Atlantic 10 contest at the Palestra on January 8. Game time is noon for the A-10 TV Network game which will be seen locally on Comcast SportsNet.

Both teams are coming off of home losses in their conference openers. The Hawks lost to Xavier and are now 5-5 on the year, while Temple fell to #20 George Washington and owns a 6-5 overall mark.

The game can also be heard on the Saint Joseph's Sports Network on SportsTalk 950 (WPEN Radio) with Tom McCarthy and Joe Lunardi calling the action.

Following today's game, the Hawks go back on the road, visiting UMass on January 11 and nationally-ranked GW on January 14.