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Saint Joseph’s Defeats American University 74-55

(Credit: Ed Benkin)

(Credit: Ed Benkin)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Langston Galloway scored 18 points, surpassing 1,000 for his career, to lead Saint Joseph’s to a 74-55 victory against American University on Wednesday.

C.J. Aiken and Carl Jones had 16 points apiece for the Hawks (4-1), Chris Wilson contributed 15, and Ronald Roberts Jr. grabbed 11 rebounds.

Stephen Lumpkins led American (2-4) with 18 points, Tony Wroblicky scored 14, John Schoof 12 and Daniel Munoz 10.

After Lumpkins hit a jumper for a 28-21 lead with 2:26 left in the first half, Saint Joseph’s scored 11 points in a row, including 3-pointers from Galloway, Wilson and Aiken en route to a 32-28 lead at the break.

Carl Jones made two 3-pointers and a free throw to build Saint Joseph’s lead to 39-30. Two free throws by Galloway and another 3-pointer from Jones made it 48-36 at the 14:48 mark, and the Hawks cruised to the victory.

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