Category Archives: Saint Joseph’s

Albert: Bring Big 5 games back to the Palestra

By: Andrew Albert (@AndrewJAlbert01) — Less than 100 Saint Joseph’s fans littered the stands at Tom Gola Arena, sporting their maroon and white, ready to cheer on their Hawks. It was the last Big 5 game of the year, Villanova … Continue reading

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City 6 (and more) NBA Stock Watch

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) & Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – The recent success of Langston Galloway with the New York Knicks got us thinking about which current area college player could be the next one up to make an impact in the … Continue reading

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Penn holds off Saint Joseph’s, 56-52, for first Big 5 win

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – All season long, Penn coach Jerome Allen has been lamenting that his team hasn’t quite been playing up to potential for an entire game. Some games it was 30 minutes of the effort he wanted, sometimes … Continue reading

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Bembry leads Hawks to second conference win

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – Earlier this month, Saint Joseph’s head coach Phil Martelli said that sophomore standout DeAndre Bembry better do “too much” for the Hawks. A monster stat-line of 25 points, eight rebounds, seven assists, five steals, and three … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Wednesday, January 21

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s daily hub where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s gets first A-10 win, downs Fordham

Nate Vancil (@NateVancil) – In pursuit of its first Atlantic 10 Conference victory of the season, Saint Joseph’s needed its team leader to step up and be the catalyst on both ends of the court. Senior guard Chris Wilson delivered … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Wednesday, January 14

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s daily hub where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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St. Joseph’s comeback attempt falls just short, 71-68 to Duquesne

Varun Kumar (@vrkumar8) – PITTSBURGH, Pa.– For most teams with a roster full of inexperienced players, consistency usually seems to be an issue. This Saint Joseph’s team is no different. The Hawks looked a step slow for much of the … Continue reading

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Second-half push not enough for SJU in loss to GW

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – Fifteen second-half points from senior point guard Chris Wilson and stifling defense that stymied George Washington down the stretch weren’t enough for Saint Joseph’s to overcome a balanced Colonials team. After scoring over 70 points in … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Saturday, January 3

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s daily hub where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Transition baskets are essential for Martelli, Hawks

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – Saint Joseph’s doesn’t have a dead-eye marksman like Langston Galloway anymore. No Chet Stachitis, Delonte West, and certainly not a Jameer Nelson. They are currently No. 329 in the NCAA in points per game, and are … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s runs away from Loyola (Md.)

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The opening 12 minutes of Saint Joseph’s home game against Loyola (Md.) on Tuesday night belonged to the visiting Greyhounds. After that, it was all Hawks. A powerful transition attack led by DeAndre Bembry proved to be … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Tuesday, December 9

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Walk-on Casper contributing for Saint Joseph’s

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Walk-ons don’t play big minutes in Big 5 games. Heck, walk-ons–aside from special circumstances, like Doug McDermott giving up his scholarship in his final season at Creighton–don’t play big minutes in any Division I college games. So … Continue reading

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Villanova blasts St. Joe’s, 74-46

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – With less than five minutes remaining, the Saint Joseph’s student section, which neared the rafters inside Villanova’s Pavilion, began its standard “The Hawk Will Never Die” chant. Right on cue, the Villanova student section fired back, … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Saturday, December 6

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Three Observations: Saint Joseph’s/Temple

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – Saint Joseph’s gritted out a 58-56 victory over Big 5 rival Temple at Hagan arena. Here are some extra notes from the contest. DeCosey shines on both sides of the court Ask anyone familiar with the … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s fends off Temple comeback, 58-56

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – There’s no such thing as a comfortable lead in Big 5 basketball. A young and inexperienced Saint Joseph’s team got their first real taste of that as they held on for a 58-56 victory over Temple … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Wednesday, December 3

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Bembry’s career night not enough to save Hawks against WKU

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – DeAndre Bembry‘s career night wasn’t enough to save Saint Joseph’s holiday. Western Kentucky spoiled Thanksgiving for the Hawks in a NIT Season Tip-Off contest at Madison Square Garden, overcoming Bembry’s 23 points in a 62-59 win. … Continue reading

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St. Joe’s grinds out OT win over LIU-Brooklyn

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – It was a learning experience for Saint Joseph’s at home against LIU Brooklyn in a sparsely-populated Hagan Arena. The Hawks escaped with their third win of the season as they were able to fend off LIU … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Tuesday, November 25

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s daily hub where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Thursday, November 20

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Gonzaga hands SJU worst defeat of Martelli era

Sean Kramer (@SKramerWrites) – In hindsight, what happened Wednesday night at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane, Wash. isn’t that surprising. The level of how badly it happened was surprising. After playing a Monday night game in Philadelphia against Drexel, … Continue reading

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CoBL’s opening weekend observations

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – The college basketball season got underway this weekend with a bang. After Monday night’s action, every team in the country had played at least one game, giving us a few early answers about many of the … Continue reading

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