Saint Joseph's has been picked to finish second in the Atlantic 10's 2018-19 men's basketball preseason poll, while Charlie Brown, Jr., and Lamarr Kimble have been named to the Preseason All-Conference Third Team.
Saint Joseph's men's basketball coach Phil Martelli will be among the honorees at the Widener University Athletics Hall of Fame dinner on October 12, as the school will induct the 1977-78 men's basketball team, of which he was an assistant coach.
Saint Joseph's University and Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment's Collegiate Division announced today the selection of TickPick, LLC, as the Official Ticket Marketplace of SJU. The partnership will allow TickPick to serve as the secondary ticketing platform for Saint Joseph's Athletics, including tickets priced at face value for SJU events.
Kimble Named Men's Basketball Captain for Third Time
Saint Joseph's head basketball coach Phil Martelli announced that junior Greg Smith will be joining the Hawks as a walk-on, having earned a spot after going through the tryout process.
Season tickets for SJU men's and women's basketball remain on sale as the countdown continues to Opening Night on Friday, November 9. The season-ticket renewal deadline is Monday, October 8, with partial plans and single-game sales to be announced on Monday, October 15. Individuals interested in becoming season-ticket holders may place a request online.
Saint Joseph's basketball mourns the loss of SJU Hall of Famer and former head coach Jack McKinney '57, who passed away at the age of 83 on September 25 in Florida.
The Atlantic 10 Conference Men's Basketball Championship will make Brooklyn's Barclays Center its home for the next three years, and the madness begins on Thursday, Sept. 13 when tickets go on sale for the 2019 Championship, to be held March 13-17.
The Saint Joseph's men's basketball schedule for 2018-19 is set and the Hawks will have 13 of their 18 Atlantic 10 games televised nationally this season. SJU's exposure is part of an Atlantic 10 package that features a total of 159 national television appearances across the league's four media partners – ESPN, CBS Sports Network, NBCSN and Stadium.
Saint Joseph's basketball mourns the passing of former player Harry "Bud" Gardler '68, a highly successful high school coach and renowned coaching mentor to those in Philadelphia basketball and beyond.
Full tournament ticket packages are now on sale to see the Saint Joseph's men's basketball take part in the 2018 Myrtle Beach Invitational at the HTC Center at Coastal Carolina University. The tournament will take place over three days, November 15th, 16th and 18th, with two sessions and four games scheduled for each day.
Former Saint Joseph's players and 2018 graduates Shavar Newkirk and Jai Williams each recently signed contracts to begin their professional basketball careers, it was reported by Eurobasket.com.