Versatility a key as top-seed Oregon faces St. Joseph's

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) For most anyone outside of Philadelphia, Saint Joseph's DeAndre' Bembry is an unknown star even though he was the Atlantic 10 player of the year. For anyone not situated on the West Coast, how Oregon landed a No. 1 seed is a mystery even with the Ducks winning the Pac-12 regular season and tournament titles. It seemed only appropriate these unknowns would find...
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March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Saint Joe's coach Phil Martelli inquires about weed after NCAA upset win

Phil Martelli has been extremely successful during his two-plus decades as the head coach of the St. Joseph’s Hawks. Having led his team to seven NCAA Tournament appearances and a trip to the Elite 8 during this span, he’s well known among those of us who follow March Madness closely. He’s also not exactly your bland college basketball coach. Following St. Joseph’s win over Cincinnati...
Via Sportsnaut
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

The five best NCAA Tournament teams that let me down

This post originally appeared on The House That Glanville Built and has been edited for the present. Today, the most glorious of events begins — the NCAA Tournament. Nothing, I mean nothing, can beat the four-day excursion that is the first tournament weekend. It’s fantastic. Basketball beginning just after noon and ending in the wee hours of the night. It doesn’t get any better...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

St. Joe's Wins A-10 Title Over VCU; Bembry's 30 Points Catapults Hawks to Championship

DeAndre' Bembry lead Sr. Joe's to the A-10 Title/cbssports.comby Anthony Rushing+Anthony Rushing St. Joseph’s can now officially put on their dancing shoes. DeAndre Bembry led the way with 30 points and Isaiah Miles had 26 points with 12 rebounds as St. Joseph’s defeated VCU, 87-74,  to win the 2016 Atlantic 10 Championship, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.The win for the fourth-seeded...
Via College Hoops Digest
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Saint Joe's beats VCU 87-74 to win Atlantic 10 championship

NEW YORK (AP) DeAndre' Bembry scored 30 points and Isaiah Miles had 26 points and 12 rebounds as Saint Joseph's beat VCU 87-74 on Sunday to win the Atlantic 10 Tournament championship for the second time in three seasons. The fourth-seeded Hawks (27-7) locked up an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, though they were likely getting in anyway. The second-seeded and defending...
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March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

St. Joe’s upsets VCU 87-74 to win A-10 Tournament

St. Joseph’s maintained its momentum pace to upset Atlantic 10 staple Virginia Commonwealth in the A-10 Tournament Final and punch a ticket to the coming week’s NCAA Tournament. DeAndre Bembry led the Hawks with 30 points while Isaiah Miles chipped in 26 points and 12 rebounds in a game where St. Joe’s was nearly unstoppable. St. Joseph’s picked and popped its way to shooting an...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

DeAndre' Bembry Living In The Moment Between Two Paths Of His Career

DeAndre' Bembry lives in the moment. It should be difficult for the versatile forward, balancing postseason aspirations and a possible jump to the NBA after his junior season, but the Atlantic 10 Player of the Year is commendably extracting the most out of what could be his final season at Saint Joseph's. Bembry has led the Hawks to a 24-7 record in the 2015-16 season, locking up...
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March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

SLU loses first of two games in Philly, 77-63 to Saint Joseph's

PHILADELPHIA -- DeAndre' Bembry scored 27 points with eight rebounds and six assists to lead Saint Joseph's over Saint Louis 77-63 on Sunday and lift the Hawks back into a first-place tie in the Atlantic 10.The Hawks (24-5, 13-3) have won six of their last seven games and 13 of 15 as they rejoined VCU in first place after the Rams won Saturday. The Hawks' 24-5 record is the best...
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February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Bembry leads Hawks over Billikens 77-63, back into first

PHILADELPHIA (AP) DeAndre' Bembry scored 27 points with eight rebounds and six assists to lead Saint Joseph's over Saint Louis 77-63 on Sunday to lift the Hawks back into a first-place tie in the Atlantic 10. The Hawks (24-5, 13-3) have won six of their last seven games and 13 of 15 as they rejoined VCU in first place after the Rams won on Saturday. The Hawks' 24-5 record is the...
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February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

St. Joseph's takes control against UMass in 74-57 win

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) Isaiah Miles had 20 points, nine rebounds and three assists to lead Saint Joseph's past Massachusetts 74-57 on Wednesday night. DeAndre Bembry added 18 points with nine rebounds, four assists and three steals for St. Joseph's (23-5, 12-3 Atlantic 10). Bembry made a layup and a jumper that capped a 15-7 run to start the second half to give the Hawks a 50-38...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Davidson deals St. Joseph's first road loss, 99-93

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) Jack Gibbs hit five 3-pointers and scored 35 points to lead Davidson to a 99-93 shootout win over Saint Joseph's on Saturday. Nathan Ekwu finished with 18 points and eight rebounds and Peyton Aldridge added 15 points for Davidson (16-9, 8-6 Atlantic 10), which dealt Saint Joseph's its first road loss of the season. The Hawks had entered play a perfect 9-0...
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February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

St. Joe's Trounces Fordham 82-60; Bembry's Double/Double Paces Hawks

DeAndre' Bembry Had 16 Points vs. Fordham/sjuhawks.comby Anthony Rushing@AnthonySJDFordham knew today's game  against Saint Joseph's, could be a long day at the office. Well for the Rams, it was exactly that -- and then some.Shavar Newkirk scored a game high 17 points and DeAndre' Bembry added 16 points with 10 rebounds to lead Saint Joseph's to a 82-60 win over an undermanned Fordham...
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February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Six college basketball teams to watch on the way to March

As we enter February, college basketball’s push for the NCAA Tournament shifts into overdrive. The next month will be a roller-coaster ride as teams’ stocks rise and fall on a night-to-night basis. Some teams have all but guaranteed their invites to the Big Dance and will be jockeying for position, while others will be looking to claw their way off the bubble. Here are six teams...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Miles, Saint Joseph's beat UMass 78-70

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Isaiah Miles had 17 of his 27 points in the second half on Wednesday night and Saint Joseph's beat Massachusetts 78-70 for its sixth straight win. James Demery scored eight straight Hawks points down the stretch to make it 66-57 with 3:58 left. Miles had 10 points from there to help Saint Joseph's (17-3, 6-1 Atlantic 10) hold on. DeAndre Bembry scored 13 points...
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January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Saint Joseph's beats Maryland-Eastern Shore 78-68

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Isaiah Miles scored 17 points, DeAndre Bembry added 15 with nine rebounds, and Saint Joseph's beat Maryland-Eastern Shore 78-68 Tuesday night The Hawks have won six in a row, their longest streak since winning six straight in February 2014. Saint Joseph's (10-2) starts the Atlantic 10 Conference season on Jan. 2 at Richmond.? Leading 36-33 at halftime, Pierfrancesco...
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December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Joe's Edges Columbia; Brown Leads Hawks with 26 Points

By John Fanta@John_FantaWhat can Brown do for you? Well, he did a whole lot on Friday night. Aaron Brown, that is. The senior racked up a 26-point, five-rebound performance that turned out to be huge for the Hawks on a night that star DeAndre’ Bembry had an ice-cold first half as Saint Joseph’s edged Columbia in Manhattan, 80-78. In what was an Ivy League – Atlantic 10 clash that...
Via College Hoops Digest
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 edition of the Holy War set for December 1

The Villanova Wildcats will meet the St. Joseph's Hawks in the annual 'Holy War' on December 1, 2015.This news comes to us on this Monday from the official release of the St. Joe's nonconference schedule. This year, the game will be played at Hagan Arena on the campus of St. Joseph's University.Historically, 'Nova leads the series against the Hawks 46-25.(h/t Big East Coast Bias)
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bembry has career-high 33 points in Saint Joseph's 82-71 win

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) DeAndre Bembry scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead Saint Joseph's over Massachusetts 82-71 on Wednesday night. Isaiah Miles added 15 points for the Hawks (12-15, 6-9 Atlantic 10), who snapped a three-game losing streak and won on the road for the first time in nine away games. Bembry scored in double figures for the 24th game in picking...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: St. Joe's coach's grandson gives cute interview

Sure, the first real day of the NCAA Tournament saw a fair share of upsets, disappointments and letdowns. Teams that were favored lost, teams that some believed would go at least a little deeper in the tournament, perhaps even fouling up the bracket of a few folks. But if you ask me, the most disappointing […] The post Saddest exit of first day of tourney? St. Joe’s coach Phil Martelli...
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Martelli, St. Joe’s not concerned with lack of depth heading into Atlantic 10 championship

BROOKLYN, N.Y.—All year long, Phil Martelli has deflected questions about his team’s lack of depth. Six players routinely log minutes for St. Joseph’s, which defeated St. Bonaventure this afternoon to reach the Atlantic 10 title game. Those six players haven’t rested much since the Hawks opened conference tournament play against Dayton on Friday. Photo: St. Joseph’s Athletics Tomorrow...
Via The Catch and Shoot
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Xavier misses putback in thrilling finish vs. Saint Joseph’s

Breaking sports news video. MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL highlights and more. Saint Joseph’s pulled out a 58-57 win over Xavier in the first round of the Atlantic 10 tournament Thursday in a game that featured a thrilling finish. Hawks junior guard Langston Galloway made two free throws to give his team the lead with 1.4 seconds left. Xavier then took the ball out from under its basket and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

St. Joe's trio impacted by NY return

The St. Joseph's University basketball team came up short in its pursuit of a Coaches vs. Cancer Classic title Saturday night in Brooklyn, losing 73-66 to Florida State in the championship game at Barclays Center. But for a number of Hawks players whose families were affected by Hurricane Sandy, which wreaked havoc on New York City when it ravaged the East Coast in late October,...
Via FOX Sports
November 18, 2012  |  Discuss

St. Joe's Langston Galloway loses tooth but helps team win game

Langston Galloway might have lost a tooth but he wasn't going to lose control of the game against Notre Dame in the Coaches vs. Cancer semifinal at the Barclays Center Friday night. Shortly after his tooth went flying from his mouth — when he crashed to the hardwood battling for a loose ball with 4 minutes and 25 seconds remaining— the  St. Joseph's captain returned to the game...
Via The Other Paper
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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