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Hawks Defeat Fordham, 64-58; Stachitas Scores 1,000th Career Point
Courtesy: SJU Athletic Communications  
Release:  02/22/2006

Feb. 22, 2006

Box Score

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Abdulai Jalloh scored 15 of his 23 points in the second half to lead Saint Joseph's to a 64-58 victory over Fordham on Wednesday night.

Rob Ferguson added 13 points and Dwayne Lee 10 for the Hawks (12-12, 6-7 Atlantic 10), who beat Fordham for the 12th straight time.

Jalloh scored seven points during an 11-0 run that changed a three-point lead into a 59-45 advantage with 5:19 left.

Jalloh shot 2-for-22 from 3-pointer range in the last four games. Wednesday night, he was 6-for-9 from the field and 2-for-2 from beyond the arc. He also made 9 of 10 free throws.

Bryant Dunston and Jermaine Anderson each scored 13 points for the Rams (12-14, 7-6).

With the game tied 29-all early in the second half, Saint Joseph's Chet Stachitas hit back-to-back 3-pointers to become the 44th player in team history to reach 1,000 points. Stachitas played only 6 minutes in the first half before heading to locker room to receive five stitches in his upper lip after getting hit by an errant elbow under the basket.

Edwin Lashley hit a 3-pointer with 6:48 remaining in the first half to give Saint Joseph's a 24-11 lead. But Fordham countered with an 11-0 run, closing within 24-22.

The Hawks led 27-25 at the break. The Rams shot 32 percent from the field in the first half.