SAINT JOSEPH’S HAWKS (9-11; 4-4 A-10) vs.
SAINT LOUIS BILLIKENS (11-11; 4-5 A-10)

January 31, 2018 • 7 p.m. • A-10 Network
Michael J. Hagan ‘85 Arena (4,200) • Philadelphia, Pa.

WATCH – A-10 Network (Joe Greenwich) | Atlantic10.com
LISTEN - Talk Radio 1210 WPHT AM (Patrick McCarthy, Joe Lunardi) | SJUHawks.com

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ABOUT THE HAWKS
• Saint Joseph’s lost to Penn on Saturday, 67-56, in its final non-conference game of the year. Shavar Newkirk had 19 points as SJU couldn’t overcome a 10-point second half deficit
• James Demery is averaging a career-best 17.6 points for the Hawks and is averaging 19.5 points in Atlantic 10 games
• The Hawks lead the nation in fewest turnovers per game (9.2) and rank second in fewest turnovers (184)
• SJU is 7-1 at home and is currently on a five-game winning streak at Hagan Arena
• This is the second of three consecutive games in Philadelphia for Saint Joseph's. The Hawks played Penn at The Palestra on the weekend and will visit La Salle on Saturday
• During tonight's game, SJU will recognize its student-athletes who have earned mention on the Athletic Director's Honor Roll
• Tonight is a Jesuit Basketball Spotlight game, which aims to raise awareness for Jesuit education

HAWKS’ STREAK: 2 losses

SERIES vs. SAINT LOUIS: Saint Louis leads 10-3

JESUIT VS. JESUIT
• Tonight’s contest is a Jesuit Basketball Spotlight game as SJU and Saint Louis are both Jesuit universities
• The Jesuit Basketball Spotlight, which is in its seventh year, highlights games between men’s and women’s teams from the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities across the U.S.
• Fordham is the other Jesuit school on SJU’s schedule this season

CLOSE CALLS
• The Hawks have been involved in a number of close games this year, as 12 of the 20 have been decided by less than 10 points
• More importantly, eight of SJU’s 11 losses are by a combined total of 31 points, and an average margin of 3.9 points

WINNING OUTRIGHT
• In SJU’s nine wins, the average winning margin is 11.0 points
• The Hawks posted their top two winning margins of the year in the same week, defeating Dayton and Fordham with an average margin of 19.0 points

DEMERY’S DOUBLES
• James Demery has scored double figures in all 20 games, with a high of 25 twice; he’s averaging a career-best 17.6 points per game
• He has two double-doubles this year and now has four in his career
• Demery has scored 20-plus points six times this season

NEXT UP
• Feb. 3 at La Salle, 4 p.m., CBSSN
• Feb. 6 at Davidson, 7 p.m., Stadium Network

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