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

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

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

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

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 Associated Press
February 28, 2016  |  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...
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)
Via FOX Sports
July 20, 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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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...
Via The Catch and Shoot
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Joseph's edges VCU 69-62

Langston Galloway scored 24 points - including a pair of free throws in the final half-minute - and DeAndre Bembry 18 as St. Joseph's defeated Virginia Commonwealth 69-62 Saturday night. The Hawks (16-7, 6-3 Atlantic 10), who played eight in the game, opened some breathing room with a Galloway 3-pointer and a free throw for a 38-30 lead after halftime. VCU's Juvonte Reddic and...
Via Associated Press
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 13 Saint Louis tops Hawks, wins 15th straight

Saint Louis coach Jim Crews apologized for not having the right words to describe one of the best teams in the nation. ''You know how boring I am,'' he said. His Billikens more than make up for it on the court, using a smothering defense that always has a hand in the face and eyes on the ball. And now, a spot in the record book. Rob Loe scored 17 points and Jordair Jett had 10...
Via Associated Press
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Saint Joseph's holds on, beats No. 21 UMass 73-68

Halil Kanacevic scored 18 points and Saint Joseph's broke away from a late tie to beat No. 21 Massachusetts 73-68 Saturday. UMass rallied from a 16-point deficit in the second half and made it 68-all in the final minute. Saint Joseph's hit five foul shots to win. Kanacevic added six rebounds and five assists. Ronald Roberts scored 17 and DeAndre Bembry had 13 points and eight rebounds...
Via Associated Press
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Saint Joseph's rallies for 73-67 win over Boston U

Chris Wilson and Ronald Roberts Jr. scored 19 points each to lead Saint Joseph's to a 73-67 comeback win over Boston University on Sunday. Trailing 35-28 at the break, the Hawks (7-4) fell 11 points behind early in the second half before steadily closing the gap, taking the lead on a tip-in by Halil Kanacevic with 7:04 left and then pulling away with an 11-2 run. Langston Galloway...
Via Associated Press
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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