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Phil Martelli corrects Big 5 Coach of the Year award

Big 5 basketball is amazing. People might think Philadelphia is strictly a pro sports town, and they’re mainly right, but forgetting Big 5 hoops altogether is a mistake. Villanova, St. Joe’s, Drexel, Penn and Temple (plus La Salle) all play each other every year. It is, and always will be, a big deal in the city. The Big 5 recently had an awards dinner and jamboree and gave...
Via The Comeback
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Saint Joseph's-Oregon Preview

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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
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...
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...
Via College Hoops Digest
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

DeAndre Bembry, Isaiah Miles lift Saint Joseph's to A-10 title

For DeAndre Bembry, the second time was sweeter. Saint Joseph's junior guard had been part of an Atlantic 10 champion as a freshman. He knew the elation. But after the team cratered to a 13-18 finish in his sophomore year there was context when the Hawks took the title again on Sunday.
Via Newsday
March 13, 2016

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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

St. Joseph's beats top-seeded Dayton to reach A-10 finals

NEW YORK (AP) Isaiah Miles had 26 points and nine rebounds and St. Joseph's knocked off top-seeded Dayton 82-79 in the Atlantic 10 Tournament semifinals on Saturday. The fourth-seeded Hawks (26-7) advanced to the A-10 finals for the second time in three years and will face the winner of VCU-Davidson on Sunday. Aaron Brown added 16 points and Papa Ndao had 14 for the Hawks on...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 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...
Via RealGM - NBA
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Saint Joseph's flying high as Atlantic 10 contenders

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Perhaps it was Pope Francis' visit to Saint Joseph's in the fall that turned the Hawks into birds of prey. Maybe it's the `fro. Whatever the juju, the high-flying, wing-flapping good times are back on Hawk Hill. Next stop, March Madness? ''Other people can do that if they want,'' coach Phil Martelli said. ''I only have 24 hours worth of energy and I give every...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Bembry helps Saint Joseph's knock off No. 15 Dayton 79-70

PHILADELPHIA (AP) DeAndre' Bembry had 16 points and 13 rebounds, and Saint Joseph's beat No. 15 Dayton 79-70 on Wednesday night for its fourth straight win. The Hawks had five players score in double figures in their 11th victory in 12 games overall. Aaron Brown scored 14 points, and Isaiah Miles had 12 points - all in the second half - 12 rebounds and five assists. Saint Joseph...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Miles' 21 leads Saint Joseph's by George Washington 84-66

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) Isaiah Miles scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Saint Joseph's to an 84-66 win over George Washington Wednesday night, extending its road winning streak to nine games. DeAndre Bembry scored 14 points, Shavar Newkirk and James Demery added 10 points apiece and Pierfrancesco Oliva hit three 3-pointers for the Hawks (20-4, 9-2 Atlantic 10). Saint...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 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...
Via College Hoops Digest
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Saint Joseph's downs Fordham 82-60

NEW YORK (AP) DeAndre Bembry scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Saint Joseph's downed Fordham 82-60 on Saturday. Shavar Newkirk added 17 points and three rebounds for the Hawks (19-4, 8-2 Atlantic 10). Isaiah Miles and Lamarr Kimble had 13 points apiece. The team hit 51 percent from the field, 91.7 percent from the line and had a 41-28 rebounding edge over Fordham. Newkirk...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Miles, Bembry lead Saint Joseph's past Rhode Island 64-55

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) Isaiah Miles made 9 of 10 free throws and scored 17 points, DeAndre Bembry had a double-double and Saint Joseph's defeated Rhode Island 64-55 on Saturday night. Bembry had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Shavar Newkirk added 12 points for the Hawks (18-3, 7-1 Atlantic 10). Jared Terrell had 17 of his 22 points and Jarvis Garrett 11 of his 13 in the second half...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 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...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Saint Joseph's beats George Mason 87-73

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) Isaiah Miles scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and DeAndre Bembry added 16 points and 11 rebounds as Saint Joseph's beat George Mason 87-73 on Wednesday night. Miles finished with 8-of-11 shooting from the field and Bembry with 7-of-14 shooting for the Hawks (13-3, 3-1 Atlantic 10 Conference). Papa Ndao and James Demery scored 13 points apiece and Shavar...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Alie-Cox hits go-ahead, VCU rallies by St Joseph's 85-82

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Melvin Johnson had 25 points and seven rebounds, Mo Alie-Cox made a go-ahead basket with 1:34 left and VCU rallied late to beat Saint Joseph's 85-82 on Tuesday night, snapping the Hawks' seven-game winning streak. Saint Joseph's had a 72-62 lead with six minutes left but VCU took a 78-77 lead - its first since 38-37 - on Alie-Cox's make. He scored again for an...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss
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