SAINT JOSEPH’S HAWKS (8-9; 3-3 A-10) vs. FORDHAM RAMS (6-12; 1-5 A-10)
January 20, 2018 • 1 p.m. • A-10 Network
Michael J. Hagan ‘85 Arena (4,200) • Philadelphia, Pa.

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* Fan Fest will be held outdoors on Saturday - INFO

ABOUT THE HAWKS
• Saint Joseph’s snapped a two-game losing streak with an impressive win over Dayton, 81-65, on Wednesday night. Five players scored double figures for the Hawks, led by James Demery (19) and Taylor Funk (18).
• James Demery is averaging 19.7 points since A-10 play started and has scored in double figures in all 17 games this year
• Freshman Taylor Funk leads the Atlantic 10 in three-point field goals made per game (3.1) and ranks 30th in the nation
• Saint Joseph’s is 6-1 at home this year and in the midst of a four-game winning streak here
• Today is a Jesuit Basketball Spotlight game, which aims to raise awareness for Jesuit education
• A number of former Saint Joseph’s players will be in attendance today and recognized throughout the course of the game

HAWKS’ STREAK: 1 win

SERIES vs. FORDHAM: SJU leads 35-18

BOUNCING BACK
• Pierfrancesco Oliva missed his first game of the season at UMass due to the flu but recovered to grab 15 rebounds in the win over Dayton
• Nick Robinson missed the practices leading up to the Dayton game, but played 27 minutes and tied his season-high with 13 points

CLOSE CALLS
• The Hawks have been involved in a number of close games this year, as 11 of the 17 have been decided by less than 10 points
• More importantly, seven of SJU’s nine losses are by a combined total of 28 points, an average margin of 4.0 points

TAKING CARE OF THE BALL
• Saint Joseph’s ranks third in the nation in fewest turnovers with 160 and third in turnovers per game (9.4)
• SJU has recorded single digits in turnovers in eight of 17 games, with a low of three twice this year, most recently at George Mason

ON TARGET
• SJU shot 49.2 percent from the field against Dayton, which was the highest shooting percentage in a game this season

NEXT UP
• Jan. 24 at St. Bonaventure, 7 p.m., CBSSN
• Jan. 27 at Penn, 7 p.m., NBCSP

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