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Hawks to Face Boston U. in Holiday Festival Consolation
Courtesy: SJU Athletic Communications  
Release:  12/29/2006

Dec. 29, 2006

NEW YORK - In a rare occurence between non-conference teams, Saint Joseph's (6-5) will play Boston University for the second time this season, in the consolation game of the Aeropostale Holiday Festival at Madison Square Garden. Game time is 6:30 p.m.

The contest will be broadcast on WNTP Radio (990 AM) and can be heard via audio streaming on www.sjuhawks.com. The game will be televised by Fox Sports NY, but on a tape delay, beginning at 10 p.m.

The Hawks lost a heartbreaker to Hofstra, 65-63, on Thursday night, with Loren Stokes hitting the gamewinner with 2.2 seconds to go. BU also had a close game, falling to St. John's, 45-44, in overtime.

Saint Joseph's defeated BU, 55-39, on November 27 at Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse.

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