Tag Archives: Saint Joseph’s

Updated CoBL D-I Recruiting Needs: Part 2

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This piece originally ran May 21. We’ve updated it to include recent commitments with the July live periods just days away) With the recruiting for 2014 over and done with, Division I programs across … Continue reading

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Tasis Dorado: A Long Way from Home

Madison Elliott (@M_Elliott95) – Like any other basketball team at the Saint Joseph’s commuter camp, Garrison Knapp wanted his team to get practice playing. However, when Knapp got in touch with Rob Sullivan, the director of basketball operations at St. … Continue reading

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For Geoff Arnold, Gary Papa Run a milestone in cancer battle

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) & Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Saint Joseph’s assistant head coach Geoff Arnold has gone through the highest of highs this season. He and the rest of the Hawks cut down the nets in Brooklyn, N.Y. and took … Continue reading

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Three SJU grads earn NBA summer league invites

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – For the last few years, the trio of Langston Galloway, Halil Kanacevic and Ronald Roberts, Jr. were the core of the Saint Joseph’s men’s basketball team. All three are now going to have a chance to … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s Team Camp Preview (June 19-21)

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The area high school team camps continue this weekend with a big affair at St. Joseph’s, as nearly 40 schools from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware–plus one from a little further away–come to City Avenue for … Continue reading

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Local schools have busy first day with 2016 recruits

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – Sunday marked the first time that Division I coaches could directly contact players in the class of 2016. And no other team took advantage of talking with local talent once midnight struck than the La Salle … Continue reading

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Report: St. Joe’s in St. John’s Preseason NIT pod

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – According to a report from CBSSports’ Jon Rothstein, Saint Joseph’s will be participating in the 2014 NIT Season Tip-off, where they’ll be in the same pod as St. John’s, Stony Brook and one more team. It’s … Continue reading

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CoBL Division I 2015 recruiting needs (Pt. 2)

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – With the vast majority of recruiting for 2014 over and done with, Division I programs across the country are starting to look at their 2015 recruiting classes. And many of them are keeping a close eye … Continue reading

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The Basketball Tournament sets field of 32

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The Basketball Tournament–the $500k, winner-take-all, anyone-can-enter tournament coming to Philadelphia this summer–has set its field of 32 teams. After months of online voting, the top 24 squads in terms of their social media support all made … Continue reading

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Atlantic 10 announces 2014-15 matchups

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The Atlantic 10 announced its home-and-away pairings for the 2014-15 season, the first 18-game regular season the league will have in nearly 25 years. With 14 member schools for men’s basketball thanks to the arrival of … Continue reading

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Remembering Dr. Jack Ramsay

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – Former Saint Joseph’s University men’s basketball coach and athletic director, Dr. Jack Ramsay, lost his battle with cancer on Monday at the age of 89. Ramsay’s impact on the Saint Joseph’s community, his teammates, his players, and … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s seniors leave a changed program

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – There’s only one word for Saint Joseph’s senior class: special. In four years, St. Joe’s went from a team that won just 11 games to one that won 24. They went from a program so bad … Continue reading

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Hawks’ NCAA trip ends with loss to UConn

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – Saint Joseph’s coach Phil Martelli wanted his team to extend its stay in the NCAA Tournament. The Hawks were briefly able to do that, though it wasn’t exactly what Martelli had in mind, as SJU fell … Continue reading

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NCAA Tournament: Buffalo Media Day Quoteables

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) & Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – BUFFALO, N.Y.–Plenty of great quotes from the 16 press conferences at First Niagara Center on Wednesday, as eight sets of players and coaches took the podium one after another to discuss their … Continue reading

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Battle-tested Hawks not fazed by NCAA spotlight

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – BUFFALO, N.Y.– Halil Kanacevic, Ronald Roberts and Langston Galloway walked up the steps to their respective seats on the podium at the First Niagara Center. Brightened by the spotlight of the NCAA Tournament, the three seniors … Continue reading

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NCAA Tournament: A look at the East region

Lee Kunkel (@Kunkel5) – The brackets are here. The Section Committee placed Villanova, Saint Joseph’s and Delaware in the same East region. Two of those schools–Villanova and St. Joe’s–are in the same pod. Here’s a preview of that East region, with … Continue reading

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Chemistry carries St. Joe’s this season

Andrew Albert (@AndrewJAlbert01) – Phil Martelli smiled when he was asked what went differently this season. He fumbled around his pocket and pulled out a rosary ring. He showed the media with a grin on his face. The ring was … Continue reading

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Holding court: SJU playing for A-10 championship

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – On Dec. 7, Saint Joseph’s sat at just 4-4 on the season and walked off their home court to the sight of a 98-68 scoreboard after a thrashing at the hands of bitter rival Villanova. The … Continue reading

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St. Joe’s advances to A-10 title game

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – Phil Martelli has said all season that senior forward Halil Kanacevic is his most indispensable player on offense. The Staten Island, NY native took over and led the Hawks against St. Bonaventure, scoring 26 points, grabbing … Continue reading

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Bonnies throw curveball at St. Joe’s semifinal matchup

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – BROOKLYN, N.Y.–The majority opinion going into the Atlantic 10 Tournament was that Saint Joseph’s needed one win to secure a spot in the NCAA Tournament. The Hawks were sitting squarely on the bubble with a 21-9 … Continue reading

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Galloway’s three knocks off Dayton

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – Langston Galloway broke Dayton fans hearts once again. He may have also burst the Flyers bubble and propelled Saint Joseph’s into the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007-08. “This team trusts a lot in … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s senior day sorrows

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – It all seemed to build up perfectly for Saint Joseph’s. A Big 5 game at home, on Senior Day, with NCAA Tournament dreams on the line for a group of seniors that have never been dancing. … Continue reading

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Foul trouble haunts Hawks in loss to GW

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – For the second game in a week, Saint Joseph’s continued to find themselves in foul trouble. After escaping St. Bonaventure with a victory, the Hawks weren’t so lucky against the Colonial Army. Senior forwards Halil Kanacevic … Continue reading

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Hawks soar past Dayton, 79-53

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – In a game with huge bubble implications, Saint Joseph’s showed the rest of the country that it wants to go dancing in a few weeks. A career high 20 points from junior point guard Chris Wilson and … Continue reading

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Galloway’s career high lifts Hawks

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – Langston Galloway wants a date to the big dance. The senior guard knocked down a school record 10 three pointers and scored a career high 33 points to lead the Hawks to a 87-72 wire-to-wire rout … Continue reading

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