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Saint Joseph's will play Duquesne, La Salle, and VCU at both home and on the road in 2017-18.
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Atlantic 10 Announces 2017-18 Women's Basketball Pairings
Courtesy: SJU Athletic Communications  
Release:  08/10/2017

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Atlantic 10 Conference has released the 2017-18 women's basketball schedule conference team pairings, with the league's 14 members once again playing a 16-game conference schedule in the upcoming season, which allows teams to face every opponent once and three teams twice. Saint Joseph's complete 2017-18 schedule with dates and times will be announced at a later date.

Saint Joseph's will face three teams twice, with the Hawks facing another five teams at home and then five more on the road.

This season, Saint Joseph's will play Duquesne, La Salle, and VCU at both home and on the road. The Hawks will host Dayton, George Mason, George Washington, Rhode Island and Richmond, and will play at Davidson, Fordham, Massachusetts, St. Bonaventure and Saint Louis.

Saint Joseph's is coming off a 17-15 season in 2016-17 that saw the Hawks finish third in the A-10 standings and earn their 10th Postseason WNIT appearance. Overall, the Atlantic 10 Conference had six women's basketball teams qualify for postseason play last year, marking the 12th consecutive year that the conference has had at least five teams compete in the postseason. 

The 2018 A-10 Championship will feature six first-round games being played on campus sites on Tuesday, Feb. 27 before heading to Richmond, Friday, March 2 through Sunday, March 4 for the quarterfinals, semifinals and championship final games. The top two championship seeds will receive a bye, with the remainder of the field facing off in games hosted by seeds 3-8 for the first round. For the second consecutive year, the women's championship will place an increased emphasis on the regular season in a fan friendly format.

The following is a list of each school's home and away pairings for the 2017-18 season. Bold Italics denotes home and away partners (teams that
will play twice).

Saint Joseph's
Home – Dayton, George Mason, George Washington, Rhode Island, Richmond, Duquesne, La Salle, VCU
Away – Davidson, Fordham, Massachusetts, St. Bonaventure, Saint Louis, Duquesne, La Salle, VCU

Davidson
Home - Dayton, Duquesne, George Washington, Saint Joseph's, VCU, Fordham, Massachusetts, Rhode Island
Away – George Mason, La Salle, Richmond, St. Bonaventure, Saint Louis, Fordham, Massachusetts, Rhode Island

Dayton
Home – Duquesne, George Mason, Rhode Island, St. Bonaventure, VCU, Fordham, George Washington, Saint Louis
Away – Davidson, La Salle, Massachusetts, Richmond, Saint Joseph's, Fordham, George Washington, Saint Louis

Duquesne
Home – Fordham, George Mason, La Salle, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, St. Bonaventure, Saint Joseph's, VCU
Away – Davidson, Dayton, George Washington, Richmond, Saint Louis, St. Bonaventure, Saint Joseph's, VCU

Fordham
Home – George Washington, La Salle, Rhode Island, St. Bonaventure, Saint Joseph's, Davidson, Dayton, Saint Louis
Away – Duquesne, George Mason, Massachusetts, Richmond, VCU, Davidson, Dayton, Saint Louis

George Mason
Home – Davidson, Fordham, Massachusetts, Richmond, Saint Louis, George Washington, La Salle, St. Bonaventure
Away – Dayton, Duquesne, Rhode Island, Saint Joseph's, VCU, George Washington, La Salle, St. Bonaventure

George Washington
Home – Duquesne, La Salle, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Richmond, Dayton, George Mason, Saint Louis
Away – Davidson, Fordham, St. Bonaventure, Saint Joseph's, VCU, Dayton, George Mason, Saint Louis

La Salle
Home – Davidson, Dayton, St. Bonaventure, Saint Louis, VCU, George Mason, Richmond, Saint Joseph's
Away – Duquesne, Fordham, George Washington, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, George Mason, Richmond, Saint Joseph's

Massachusetts
Home – Dayton, Fordham, La Salle, Saint Joseph's, VCU, Davidson, Rhode Island, Richmond
Away – Duquesne, George Mason, George Washington, St. Bonaventure, Saint Louis, Davidson, Rhode Island, Richmond

Rhode Island
Home – George Mason, La Salle, Richmond, Saint Louis, VCU, Davidson, Massachusetts, St. Bonaventure
Away – Dayton, Duquesne, Fordham, George Washington, Saint Joseph's, Davidson, Massachusetts, St. Bonaventure

Richmond
Home – Davidson, Dayton, Duquesne, Fordham, Saint Louis, La Salle, Massachusetts, VCU
Away – George Mason, George Washington, Rhode Island, St. Bonaventure, Saint Joseph's, La Salle, Massachusetts, VCU

St. Bonaventure
Home – Davidson, George Washington, Massachusetts, Richmond, Saint Joseph's, Duquesne, George Mason, Rhode Island
Away – Dayton, Fordham, La Salle, Saint Louis, VCU, Duquesne, George Mason, Rhode Island

Saint Louis
Home – Davidson, Duquesne, Massachusetts, St. Bonaventure, Saint Joseph's, Dayton, Fordham, George Washington
Away – George Mason, La Salle, Rhode Island, Richmond, VCU, Dayton, Fordham, George Washington

VCU
Home – Fordham, George Mason, George Washington, St. Bonaventure, Saint Louis, Duquesne, Richmond, Saint Joseph's
Away – Davidson, Dayton, La Salle, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Duquesne, Richmond, Saint Joseph's