Hawks Rout Richmond, 70-39, for Third Straight Win
Courtesy: SJU Athletic Communications  
Release:  02/25/2006

Feb. 25, 2006

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Dwayne Lee and Chet Stachitas scored 11 points each and Saint Joseph's scored 19 consecutive points in the second half in a 70-39 victory over Richmond on Saturday.

Abdulai Jalloh added nine points and Rob Ferguson and Pat Calathes had eight apiece for the Hawks (13-12, 7-7 Atlantic 10), who won their third straight game and moved over .500 for the first time since Feb. 4.

Saint Joseph's led 34-24 with 17:08 left before the 19-0 run over the next 7:56 pushed its advantage to 53-24. Six different Hawks contributed offensively during the run with Dave Mallon and Ferguson scoring four points each.

The Hawks shot 49 percent from the field and hit 7-of-13 from beyond the arc in the game.

Richmond (11-16, 4-10) managed just six points over the first 14 minutes of the second half and hit just 3 of 14 from the field while missing all four 3-point attempts.

Jermaine Bucknor scored 14, Kevin Steenberge added 11 and Oumar Sylla had nine for Richmond, which fell to 1-10 on the road and dropped its eighth straight game. The Spiders entered the game allowing 57.3 points per game, the fewest in the conference.