St. Joe’s Hawks
Saint Joseph’s had the lead with under 30 seconds left, but fell to Creighton 83-79 Saturday.
Langston Galloway had 20 points and eight rebounds to lead Saint Joseph’s over Marist 81-62 on Wednesday night.
The Hawks (18-13) will be a No. 4 seed and they will take on St. John’s (NY) Tuesday night.
Langston Galloway scored a season-high 26 points to lead Saint Joseph’s to a 71-59 victory over George Washington Saturday in Atlantic 10 action.
Saint Joseph’s won its third straight game, beating Morgan State 70-60 Saturday night.
Derek Needham hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 16 seconds left and Fairfield earned a 60-57 victory over Saint Joseph’s Saturday.
Even though college basketball may have been on the minds of the fans at the Palestra, the annual event raises money for the American Caner Society.
The Penn Quakers have been idle since they swept their initial weekend of Ivy League action last Friday and Saturday with wins at Columbia and Cornell.
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.
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.
Langston Galloway shot nine for 14 from the field, while making a career-best six of eight three-pointers.