Halil Kanacevic scored 18 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to help Saint Joseph’s hold off La Salle in a 70-66 win on Saturday.
It will be Big 5 basketball at the Palestra on Saturday as La Salle takes on St. Joe’s.
Martelli and Dunphy talk Temple vs St Joe’s.
Now the Hawks get the chance to show they can win some key games on the road, as they start a three-game run on Saturday afternoon at UMass.
St. Joe’s now sits at 11-4 on the season, after finding a way to win on the road at Duquesne University last night, taking an 84-82 decision in overtime.
Saint Joe’s blew an 11-point lead in the closing 10½ minutes and lost 74-69 to No. 24 Harvard on Saturday.
CJ Aiken scored 20 points as Saint Joseph’s University defeated Coppin State on Wednesday night, tying coach Phil Martelli for the most victories in school history.
It’s always one of the highlights of the local college basketball slate, and this year, for the first time ever, it will take place on Hawk Hill.
Through ten games this season, St. Joe’s center-forward CJ Aiken has blocked 48 shots (4.8 per game), and that leads the entire nation.
Creighton (7-0) will present the biggest challenge by far on the Hagan Arena slate to this point.
Charles Hinkle scored a career-high 32 points for American University, which used some clutch free-throw shooting late in a 66-60 victory over Saint Joseph’s on Sunday night.
St. Joe’s sits at 5-2 on the young season. The start is a welcome change from the last two campaigns, which saw the Hawks go a combined 22-42.
The St. Joe’s Hawks have already turned some heads this season with their impressive play, and they haven’t even played their home opener yet. That comes on Saturday as the Hawks host Penn State at Hagan Arena.
The 2011-2012 college basketball season gets underway tonight for St. Joe’s, as the Hawks travel down to Western Kentucky to run with the Hilltoppers.
Chris Wright had 17 points, 15 rebounds and five assists and Dayton advanced to the championship game for the first time since 2004 with a 64-61 victory over stubborn Saint Joseph’s on Saturday.