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Hawks' Wilson battling through ankle injury

Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 11:41 PM
St. Joseph’s point guard Chris Wilson struggled shooting in Wednesday’s 62-56 win over Massachusetts at Hagan Arena, but there as it turns out, he has been less than 100 percent the past two games. Wilson injured his left ankle during the Hawks 66-55 win over visiting Fordham on Jan. 14... Read more

Hawks humbled by Villanova, but nobody should be surprised

Saturday, December 6, 2014, 4:04 PM
St. Joseph’s has played mainly close games this early part of the college basketball season but Saturday wasn’t one of those occasions and it fit the narrative. The Hawks aren’t ready to compete favorably against nationally ranked teams, which should come as no surprise. They have... Read more

Hawks conclude difficult opening stretch on Thanksgiving

Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 11:35 PM
By the time Thanksgiving ends, the St. Joseph’s basketball players will be looking for a few good ice bags. The Hawks will spend their holiday playing Western Kentucky in a 6 p.m. NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden. That will make six games in 13 days since the start of the season... Read more

Saint Joseph's announces basketball schedule

Friday, September 5, 2014, 2:39 PM
The men's basketball team at St. Joseph’s, coming off a 24-10 season in which it earned the championship in the Atlantic-10 Tournament and the automatic NCAA Tourament berth, will open its season Nov. 14 at home against Fairleigh Dickinson. The Hawks will also compete in the NIT Season Tipoff... Read more

Galloway & Roberts headed to Portsmouth

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 3:03 PM
Saint Joseph’s seniors Langston Galloway and Ronald Roberts, Jr., have been selected to participate in the 2014 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament from April 16 to 19 in Portsmouth, Va. The four-day, 12-game tournament serves as a showcase for 64 senior draft prospects, with representatives... Read more

Hawks showed true toughness in winning A-10 title

Sunday, March 16, 2014, 9:21 PM
NEW YORK -- The difference between winning and losing is so slight. When the weekend started the Hawks appeared to need a win to stay in realistic contention for an NCAA berth. By Sunday, they were Atlantic 10 conference champion. Imagine if Langston Galloway was called for a push before making his... Read more

Semi vs. St. Bonaventure won't be easy for St. Joseph's

Friday, March 14, 2014, 9:24 PM
NEW YORK -- There was a feeling around the Barclays Center that St. Joseph’s has a free pass to the Atlantic 10 Tournament final because the Hawks have to face No. 9 seeded St. Bonaventure instead of top seeded St. Louis in Saturday’s semifinal. Don’t believe it will be easy for... Read more

Win over Dayton was Hawks best all-around performance

Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 11:31 PM
The wins over Massachusetts and VCU were impressive but St. Joseph’s arguably had its best victory during Tuesday’s 79-53 victory over visiting Dayton. First off, the Hawks were playing the second hottest team in the Atlantic-10. Dayton had won six in a row and like the Hawks, was going... Read more

Martelli adopts philosophy of Eagles coach Chip Kelly

Saturday, February 22, 2014, 7:07 PM
St. Joseph’s coach Phil Martelli has adopted the philosophy of Eagles coach Chip Kelly when focusing on the regular season and not allowing the thought of postseason to enter into his mind. Even though the 19-7 Hawks are very much in the running for a bid in the NCAA Tournament, Martelli insists... Read more

Hawks show impressive balance in win over La Salle

Sunday, February 16, 2014, 1:07 AM
This is the type of balance that any team is looking for. In St. Joseph’s 75-64 win over La Salle at Tom Gola Arena, all five starters scored in double figures. Langston Galloway led the way with 18 points, followed by freshman DeAndre’ Bembry who had all 16 of his points in the second... Read more
About this blog
Marc Narducci has performed a variety of jobs at The Inquirer since beginning with the paper in 1983. A long-time high school sports reporter in South Jersey, Narducci has also served as a beat writer for the 76ers, a backup Eagles and Sixers writer and has covered all the professional and colleges in the Philadelphia area. Among his duties at The Inquirer over the years, Narducci has covered one Super Bowl, two World Series and three NBA all-star games. Most recently he has covered the Philadelphia Union soccer team and this season will be adding college basketball duties, paying specific attention to St. Joseph’s. A life-long Southern New Jersey resident, Narducci is a 1977 graduate of Paul VI High and 1981 graduate of Glassboro State College (now Rowan University). Email Marc at mnarducci@phillynews.com and follow him on Twitter.

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