SAINT JOSEPH’S HAWKS (5-6; 0-0 A-10) at GEORGE WASHINGTON COLONIALS (7-6; 0-0 A-10)
December 30, 2017 • 4 p.m. • Smith Center • Washington, D.C.

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SJU Fans and Alums are invited to a pre-game reception at Stoney's on L (2101 L Street) from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. RSVP

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ABOUT THE HAWKS
• Seniors Shavar Newkirk and James Demery top the Hawks in scoring with Newkirk at 17.7 and Demery at 16.6 points per game. The duo ranks sixth and ninth in scoring, respectively, in the Atlantic 10
• SJU ranks second in the nation in fewest turnovers (106) and sixth in turnovers per game (9.6)
• Freshman Taylor Funk ranks 25th in the nation for three-point field goals made per game (3.27) but tops the Atlantic 10 with 35 threes
• This marks Saint Joseph’s return to action after a 10-day layoff due to Christmas, SJU’s longest break of the year
• Phil Martelli has the most conference wins (202) of any active coach in the A-10

INJURY REPORT
• Charlie Brown, Jr. has not played yet after suffering a fracture in his left wrist, on which he had surgery on Oct. 24; His return to the lineup is undetermined
• Lamarr Kimble will miss the remainder of the season after re-injuring the fifth metatarsal of his left foot at Toledo. It was the same injury that occured on Feb. 11, 2017 which required surgery and caused him to miss the final seven games of the season

PROBABLE HAWK STARTERS
F- James Demery (Sr.) – 16.8 ppg, 5.6 rpg
F- Pierfrancesco Oliva (R-So.) – 6.5 ppg, 8.3 rpg
F- Anthony Longpré (Fr.) – 4.5 ppg, 3.4 rpg
G- Chris Clover (Jr.) – 7.4 ppg, 3.5 rpg
G- Shavar Newkirk (Sr.) – 17.7 ppg, 3.2 apg

FOR OPENERS
• SJU is 15-7 in A-10 openers under Phil Martelli and have won the last two straight
• The Hawks had the same matchup and same date last year when the Hawks defeated GW on Dec. 30

NEXT UP
• Jan. 3 vs. VCU, 7 p.m., MASN, A-10 Network
• Jan. 6 vs. St. Bonaventure, 8 p.m., ESPNU

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