1 C.J. Aiken
Game to be Televised on ESPNU; Tickets Available by Contacting SJU Ticket Office
Game Will Be Televised Nationally by the NBC Sports Network
Hawks Await Seeding and Opponent for Next Week's A-10 Championship in Brooklyn
Sophomore forward Halil Kanacevic discusses Wednesday's win over Drexel, and a look at some highlights from the game.
C.J. Aiken had 14 points, eight rebounds, and four blocks as the men's basketball team took down Penn State, 65-47, at Hagan Arena on Saturday.
The Hawks upset #22 Temple, 82-72, to capture a share of the Big 5 title, their first since 2004.
The Hawks scored a 73-62 win over UMass on February 11th.
Ronald Roberts scored a career-high 27 points as the Hawks defeated Dayton, 77-63.
Hawks 74, Wildcats 58
Saint Joseph's topped #19/17 Creighton, 80-71, on Saturday afternoon at Hagan Arena. The win was Saint Joseph's first win over a Top 25 team since March 14, 2008.
2012-13: Averaged 10.4 points per game, 5.6 rebounds per game, and a team-best 2.7 blocks per game... Against Atlantic 10 opponents, averaged 10.1 ppg, 5.5 rpg, and 2.5 bpg on the season... Led the A-10 in blocked shots (80, 2.7 bpg) and ranked 13th in defensive rebounds (122, 4.1 p/g), 14th in field goal percentage (.509), and 14th in free throw percentage (.795) at conclusion of season... Started 27 of 31 games played... Blocked three or more shots in 16 games... Came off the bench to score team-high 15 points (5-of-8 FG, 3-of-6 3FG) in 18 minutes in A-10 win over Rhode Island... Sat out Fordham game with bruised back and sprained wrist... Notched 13 points (4-of-9 FG) and seven boards in A-10 win over George Washington... Hit 10 points (4-of-6) and added nine rebounds in A-10 win over Richmond... Recorded 16 points (7-of-9 FG) in A-10 win over Temple... Tied career-high 10 rebounds in A-10 win over Xavier... Scored 15 points and pulled down nine rebounds at #22 VCU... Blocked a season-high seven shots and pulled down seven boards in A-10 win over Duquesne... Notched 13 points (season-high 3-5 3FG) and pulled down seven rebounds against #14 Butler... Registered a "perfect game" - 19 points (6-of-6 FG, including 2-of-2 3FG, and 5-of-5 FT) - and added eight rebounds and six blocks at Drexel... Scored career-high 22 points (6-of-9 FG, 8-of-9 FT) and added nine rebounds and four blocks against Iona... Posted 13 points, going a perfect 6-of-6 from the foul line, five rebounds, and four blocks against Fairfield... Registered 14 points on a season-high 8-of-11 from the foul line, nine boards, and four blocks at Coppin State... Notched 16 points (7-of-14) and had three blocks against American... Posted 13 points against Harvard, shooting 6-of-9 from the floor... Recorded 11 points on 5-of-10 shooting from the floor and pulled down seven rebounds in early-season win over #20 Notre Dame... Chosen to the A-10 Preseason All-Conference Third Team.
2011-12: Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year... Named to the All-Big 5 Second Team... A-10 All-Defensive Team selection... Led the A-10 and ranked fifth in the nation with 3.53 blocked shots per game... Posted 120 blocked shots, one shy of SJU's single-season record... Tallied 16 points in NIT loss to Northern Iowa (6-of-7 FG)... Had 18 points in victory over Rhode Island... Scored 14 points at Richmond (3-of-4 3-point FG)... Notched first career double-double at UMass with 10 points and 10 boards... Scored 15 points to go with six blocks in win over Fordham... Had 15 points, nine blocks and seven rebounds in win at Duquesne... Recorded two blocked shots or more in every game this year... Had 19 points and nine rebounds at Iona... Posted a season-high nine blocks against Drexel... Named the Big 5 Player of the Week (11/21)... Shot 6-of-8 from the field, scoring 14 points and grabbing eight rebounds against Penn State... Scored a career-high 20 points against Coppin St. to go with six rebounds.
2010-11: Set the Saint joseph's freshman record for blocked shots (117), which is the second best single-season total in Hawk history... Ranks seventh on the SJU list for career blocks... Led the Atlantic 10 and ranked third in the nation with 3.5 blocks per game... Averaged 7.4 points and 4.3 rebounds... Had 11 points and five blocks in A-10 win at GW... Recorded 12 points and seven blocks vs. Rhode Island... Scored 11 points at Dayton... Had season-high of 15 points and nine blocks against George Washington... Had seven rebounds and five blocks against Duquesne... Scored 10 points and grabbed a team-high nine rebounds vs. Siena... Had 10 points and five blocks in win over Holy Cross... Grabbed seven rebounds vs. Minnesota... Posted seven blocks at Villanova... Had nine points and five rebounds against Rutgers... Had 13 points, eight rebounds and six blocks in win over Fairfield... Scored 12 points and grabbed five rebounds against Penn State... Named to the 2010-11 Atlantic 10 Preseason All-Rookie Team.
High School/Personal: Named the Pennsylvania Class AAAA Player of the Year... Averaged 16.9 points, 10.0 rebounds and 6.5 blocked shots for state champion Plymouth-Whitemarsh... Associated Press All-State First Team selection... Earned recognition on MaxPreps All-American Fourth Team... Team went 30-2 on the season... Had 19 points, seven rebounds and five blocks in the state final win over Penn Wood... Finished his career as the program's all-time fifth leading scorer with 1,302 points... As a junior, averaged 14.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and 8.0 blocks... Social sciences major.