Tag Archives: Saint Joseph’s

Poor shooting sinks Hawks season

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – Phil Martelli, nearly a year ago, spoke to his team in the same locker room in the Barclays Center. This year it was a different speech being delivered. The Hawks didn’t come to Brooklyn to defend … Continue reading

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Wilson comes up big for Saint Joseph’s on Senior Night

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Chris Wilson’s job this year was more than just the starting point guard at Saint Joseph’s. It was more than an on-court facilitator and occasional scorer. One of Wilson’s biggest duties as a senior was to … Continue reading

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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: Saturday, February 7

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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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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Wright leads La Salle to come-from-behind, 53-48 win over Saint Joseph’s

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – With La Salle down a point with under two minutes to play against city rival Saint Joseph’s, Explorers senior Jerrell Wright wasn’t going to let his Big 5 career end any other way. The Philadelphia native found himself double-teamed in the … Continue reading

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Penn’s win snaps long Big 5 drought

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – It had been three years. Three long, frustrating, upsetting years. Three years and three days, to be precise. That’s the last time had Penn won a Big 5 game. Until Saturday night, that is, when Penn … 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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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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Life Center’s Carter raking in offers since return from injury

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) – Traci Carter isn’t where he wants to be. The senior guard scored 17 points for Life Center Academy (2-6) in a loss to Pope John XXIII (2-0) at the Mary Kline Winter Classic on Sunday afternoon. Carter … 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

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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Tipping Off: Sunday, December 7

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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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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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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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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