St. Joe’s Hawks
errell Wright scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and LaSalle surged in the second half to beat Saint Joseph’s 53-48 on Tuesday night.
Chris Wilson scored 23 points and Saint Joseph’s used an early second-half run to hold off Fordham 66-55 in an Atlantic 10 Conference showdown Wednesday.
St. Joe’s takes on No. 20 VCU on Saturday.
The loss ended a great season for the Hawks, who finished 21-10 and had their dreams dashed of possibly facing Villanova in the second round on Saturday.
KYW’s Ian Bush has the story from the NCAA tournament.
Many fans on campus, like Clint, think the team has really come together down the stretch.
What makes this NCAA Tournament so interesting is that there are no world-beaters in the 68-team field.
Both Villanova and St. Joe’s had their names called in the 68-team field on Sunday Selection. And both are in the Eastern Regional.
A two-game losing streak has put St. Joseph’s NCAA Tournament hopes in doubt, but the Hawks are more worried about the task at hand.
George Washington defeated Saint Joseph’s 76-71 Wednesday night, snapping a stretch of four straight home losses to the Hawks.
Langston Galloway scored 27 points and pulled down eight rebounds as Saint Joseph’s put away Saint Bonaventure 83-74 on Saturday.
Ronald Roberts Jr. scored 22 points and Chris Wilson added a career-high 20 as Saint Joseph’s defeated Dayton 79-53 on Tuesday night, winning its fifth straight and ending a six-game streak of Dayton’s.
Langston Galloway made 10 3-pointers, setting a school single-game record to lead St. Joseph’s over Fordham 87-72 on Saturday.
Halil Kanacevic scored 12 points, none bigger than his layup with 34 seconds remaining in the game, as Saint Joseph’s edged Rhode Island 57-54 on Thursday.
Phil Martelli doesn’t mind if his players pay attention to NCAA Tournament projections. He just wants them to take care of business on the court.