Category Archives: Saint Joseph’s

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

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s mostly-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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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

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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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

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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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

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 of action as well as various other things … Continue reading

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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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Saint Joseph’s toughs out 52-49 win over Drexel

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – With so much youth and inexperience on his squad, Saint Joseph’s head coach Phil Martelli has to be okay with winning ugly. And that’s exactly what his Hawks did on Monday night, taking down Drexel 52-49 … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Monday, November 17

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Four Observations: Saint Joseph’s/Fairleigh Dickinson

By Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) & Teddy Bailey (@theteddybailey) – Here are some observations about last night’s Saint Joseph’s-Fairleigh Dickinson matchup, which FDU took on a game-winning 3-pointer by Mustafaa Jones. Isaiah Miles coming into his own After taking a backseat … Continue reading

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Tipping off: Saturday, November 15

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 of action. Here’s the link roundup from the … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s falls to Jones, FDU at the buzzer 58-57

Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) — Throughout the season opener for both teams, Saint Joseph’s exhibited an edge in athleticism, size and strength. Unfortunately for the Hawks, Fairleigh Dickinson’s peskiness did not vanish as many expected it to. Neither did FDU’s Mustafaa Jones’ presence from the Philadephia basketball scene. … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Friday, November 14

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) — Here are the game previews for Friday, November 14: ~~~ Lafayette (0-0) at Robert Morris (0-0) Where: Sewall Center, Moon Township, Pa. When: 7:00 PM Watch it: NEC Front Row The Lafayette Leopards open their season … Continue reading

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2014-15 Conference Games to Watch

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) When the 2014-15 basketball season enters … Continue reading

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2014-15 Non-Conference Games to Watch

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) Some say that the college basketball … Continue reading

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CoBL’s D-I Best Case/Worst Case Scenarios (Part 2)

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) The 2014-15 college basketball season is … Continue reading

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Coaches’ Thoughts: Atlantic 10 Conference

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Though CoBL knows quite a bit about the Atlantic 10, we admit that there are some who know the league better–namely, the coaches in the league itself. So we called up a number of assistant coaches … Continue reading

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