St. Joseph's Rumors & News

  • Saint Joseph's agrees to contract extension with coach Phil Martelli

    CBS Sports "Saint Joseph's has agreed to a contract extension with coach Phil Martelli, the school announced Thursday. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Martelli's contract was set to expire at the end of the 2016 season. Martelli, who has been at the school for 30 years as either an..." October 30

  • Saint Joseph's F Markell Lodge to sit out season

    CBS Sports "Saint Joseph's freshman forward Markell Lodge will sit out the season in order to "concentrate on academics," the school announced on Monday. “Markell, his family and I made the decision, while receiving input from our academic advising staff. We feel that he would benefit from placing all of..." October 20

  • St. Joseph's Papa Ndao Out for the Season

    Mid Major Madness "Phil Martelli's St. Jospeh's Hawks stormed to an Atlantic 10 Championship and the NCAA Tournament a year ago. Gone are key pieces Halil Kanacevic and Ronald Roberts Jr. for the professional ranks and now it looks as if Martelli may have a tougher job filling those voids. Big man Papa Ndao has..." October 06

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • St. Joseph’s lands a local three-star guard for 2015 class

    College Basketball Talk "St. Joseph’s started its 2015 recruiting efforts with a local commitment on Friday afternoon as three-star guard LaMarr Kimble pledged to stay home and play for the Hawks. A 6-foot point guard from Neumann-Goretti High School and Team Final, Kimble played for two very reputable programs and..." August 02

  • UConn Storms Back, Beats St. Joseph's 89-81 In Overtime Thriller

    Hartford Courant "UConn coach Kevin Ollie often describes games in terms of heavyweight fights. His first NCAA Tournament game perhaps proved to be closer to that metaphor than any that came before. UConn was out-maneuvered most of the first half by St. Joseph's sophisticated offense, but tightened up in the..." March 20

  • Bembry's perfect fit with Hawks "AS DEANDRÉ BEMBRY seized the inbounds pass, he felt the left arm of Treveon Graham all over his left shoulder. A spin to his right and a mere dribble shed the VCU standout and presented Bembry an avenue to the rim. The 6-6, 250-pound Mo Alie-Cox slid 10 feet to his left and leapt, but all it got..." March 19

  • Phil Martelli Is A UConn Foe And A UConn Best Friend

    Hartford Courant "The first call Geno Auriemma got after he won his first national championship in 1995 wasn't from President Clinton, Governor John Rowland or Jim Calhoun. It was from St. Joseph's coach Phil Martelli. "He was one of the first guys on the court in Philly, too, when we won in 2000," Auriemma..." March 19

  • Capsule: No. 10 Seed St. Joseph Vs. No. 7 Seed UConn

    Hartford Courant "What To Watch Red-Hot Hawks: Though St. Joseph's was an A-10 also-ran, the team caught fire in the league tournament, beating Dayton, St. Bonaventure and Virginia Commonwealth in an impressive run. The Hawks have a lot of momentum coming into this game. Conference calls: Though seeding makes..." March 19

  • St. Joe's conquers VCU for Atlantic 10 title "Before the Atlantic 10 tournament, it was believed that St. Joseph's needed at least one win to keep its hopes for a bid to the NCAA tournament alive. The Hawks went a number of gigantic steps better. With all five starters playing 37 or more minutes Sunday, St. Joseph's defeated Virginia..." March 17

  • Looking for Cinderella? Try the A-10

    USA Today "AT THE WATER COOLER: Every year, we search for it. That diamond-in-the-rough team that we dub Cinderella. If we're trying to find a team to become this year's NCAA tournament darling, look no further than the Atlantic 10 Conference, a league that hasn't skipped a beat in spite of losing..." March 12

  • Poppin' Bubbles: Dayton and Colorado notch huge wins, Cal falls

    CBS Sports "Winners Dayton: The Flyers were right on the cut line heading into the week, with bracketologists essentially split on whether they were in or out. After Wednesday's road win at Saint Louis, there won't be much debate on Thursday morning. Dayton is in good shape right now, as beating the..." March 06

  • St. Joe's continues to prove it belongs in select group "SAINT JOSEPH'S has played its way into the NCAA Tournament. If the selections had been yesterday, the Hawks would have been well into the field, perhaps as a 10 or 11 seed. After winning 83-74 at St. Bonaventure Saturday, its 17th win in 20 games, SJU (21-7, 11-3 Atlantic 10) also was very..." March 04

  • How Langston Galloway reinvented his game

    College Basketball Talk "Despite Langston Galloway’s scoring average (nearly 14 points per game) and perimeter scoring (39 percent from three) a year ago, the guard from Saint Joseph’s had an underwhelming junior season. His efficiency rating — 110.9 — was the lowest it had been during his three seasons on Hawk Hill, and..." February 26

  • Philly teams on outside, looking in "Even with Selection Sunday five weeks away, there's never a bad time to check two popular mock brackets to see where our locals stand. Sadly, unless someone in the group makes a spectacular run through a conference tournament (or in Penn's case, sweep the Ivy League and hope for Harvard to fall),..." February 08

  • Hawks face tall order against VCU "As if the NCAA tournament bubble didn't provide enough pressure, St. Joseph's will host a defense that thrives off of it this weekend. Virginia Commonwealth, who brings its high-pressure "havoc" defense to Hagan Arena for the first time Saturday at 8 p.m., leads the country in steals per game..." February 08

  • Bench steps up as SLU wins 15th in a row

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "With 6 minutes, 56 seconds to go in the first half Wednesday, St. Louis University was up by three when guard Jordair Jett picked up his second foul and joined forward Rob Loe on the bench. Less than two minutes later, guard Mike McCall picked up his second foul, leaving three of SLU’s starters on..." February 06

  • St. Joseph's defeats No. 21 Massachusetts 73-68 "St. Joseph's made its biggest basketball statement of the season, but it wasn't without plenty of anxiety. After taking a 16-point halftime lead, the Hawks held off a late Massachusetts surge to defeat the Minutemen, 73-68, on Saturday in an Atlantic Ten game at Hagan Arena. St. Joseph's is..." February 02

  • St. Joe's beats Rhode Island for fourth straight win "St. Joseph's has been playing its best basketball of the season, but the Hawks showed Wednesday that they can continue their winning ways even when they are not at their most efficient, especially on the offensive end. Trailing by 37-31 early in the second half, the Hawks finally went on an..." January 23

  • St. Joseph's routs Penn, 85-68 "By the time St. Joseph's and Penn took their turn on the Palestra's center stage Saturday night, the studio crew that had occupied courtside earlier in the day had long since packed up and hit the road. Forget national television. The Hawks' 85-68 win over the Quakers wasn't televised..." January 19

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