St. Joe’s Hawks
It should be a good matchup tonight in local women’s basketball, as St. Joe’s hosts Drexel at Hagan Arena.
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.
Dr. Jack Ramsay will be the man presenting Magee at the ceremonies.
A native of Chester, Pa. and star at St. Joe’s, Jameer Nelson was one of the greatest players to ever lace them up in the Big 5.
For the first time since 1979, two St. Joe’s Hawks have been selected in the MLB Draft.
Temple, Drexel, and St. Joe’s are all still alive in the women’s basketball postseason.
The Atlantic-10 Tournament kicks into high gear today with quarterfinal action in Atlantic City, NJ. The marquee match-up of the day will feature Big 5 foes Temple and La Salle facing off about 7 PM.
Langston Galloway scored six of his 15 points in overtime and St. Joseph’s University opened the extra session with a 12-0 run to upset George Washington, 71-59, Tuesday night in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Tournament.
The Hawks (8-21, 3-12) shot 4 for 13 from the field over the final 10 minutes and finished 3 of 16 from 3-point range (18.8 percent) overall.
The Temple Owls held off St. Joe’s at Hagan Arena on Wednesday night, 52-49, to win the women’s Big 5 championship and also pick up a 15th consecutive win.
Anthony Gurley scored 22 points and Massachusetts allowed its second-lowest points of the season in a 69-51 win over St. Joseph’s University on Wednesday night.
Idris Hilliard led the Hawks with 13 points.
St. Joe’s head coach Phil Martelli says Saturday’s win over UMass is giving his team some much-needed positive reinforcement.
Phil Martelli’s Hawks have dropped nine straight games as they get ready to host Massachusetts on Saturday.