Category Archives: Saint Joseph’s

Saint Joseph’s outlasts La Salle, 55-50

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – It was an ugly basketball game. Saint Joseph’s and La Salle shot 30.0 percent and 31.5 percent, respectively, in what truly was a “first to 50 points wins” affair on Saint Joseph’s senior night. Leading 49-48 … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s flatlines against SBU in OT

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – The Saint Joseph’s locker room was dead silent. Following a double figure, 70-60, overtime loss to St. Bonaventure, nobody had much to say. The Hawks turned the ball over a whopping 20 times and went over … Continue reading

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Hawks fall to cellar dweller Fordham

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – Saint Joseph’s fell to a previously 1-10 in conference play Fordham team, despite starting off with the hot hand against the Rams. Phil Martelli’s team knocked down five of their first seven three point attempts and … Continue reading

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‘Calling it the way it is': SJU’s Wilson finally gets a hero moment

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – Chris Wilson has started a lot of games at point guard for Phil Martelli. Eighty of them, if you want to get specific. The senior has shared the backcourt with two all-time great scorers in Saint … Continue reading

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Wilson’s late shot lifts Saint Joseph’s over Rhode Island

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – Saint Joseph’s has struggled to pull out close games throughout the entire Atlantic 10 season. Close bouts with George Washington, La Salle, and even its most recent loss to Saint Louis was truly a one possession … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Wednesday, February 11

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s morning 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: Saturday, February 7

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Saint Joseph’s holds off Davidson, 74-70

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Aaron Brown’s debut in the starting lineup sparked Saint Joseph’s to an offensive awakening. The redshirt junior wing dropped in a career-high 20 points to help the Hawks to an exciting 74-70 win over visiting Davidson in … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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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