St. Joseph's-Charlotte Preview

Atlantic-10 opening round game

No. 12 Charlotte (13-16, 5-11) at St. Joseph’s (19-12, 9-7)

Tuesday: 7 p.m. Hagan Arena

At stake: The winner plays: St. Bonaventure, 2:30 p.m. at Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall.

This season: Charlotte won at St. Joseph’s 57-52 on Jan. 7.

Coaches:

Charlotte – Alan Major (second season, 23-36)

St. Joseph’s – Phil Martelli (17th season, 319, 221)

 

PROBABLE STARTERS

Charlotte

C Chris Braswell 6-9 Jr., 15.6 ppg., 7.6 rpg.

F Javarris Barnett 6-7 Sr., 12.2 ppg., 5.7 rpg.

G/F DeMario Mayfield 6-5 So., 11.1 ppg., 7.0 rpg.

G Pierria Henry 6-3 Fr., 7.2 ppg., 3.4 apg.

G Jamar Briscoe 5-10 Jr, 7.4 ppg., 2.2 rpg.

 

St. Joseph’s

G Carl Jones, 5-11 Sr. 16.3 ppg., 3.2 apg.

G Langston Galloway, 6-2 So. 15.9 ppg., 4.5 rpg.

C C.J. Aiken 6-9 So. 11.1 ppg, 5.1 rpg. 3.7 bpg.

F Daryus Quarles, 6-6 So. 4.9 ppg, 2.7 rpg.

F. Halil Kanacevic, 6-8 So., 8.1 ppg.; 8.1 rpg.

 Notes

*St. Joseph’s had five different players receiving A-10 honors, the most in school history. Aiken was A-10 Defensive Player of the Year and 6-8 sophomore Ronald Roberts was Sixth Man of The Year. Galloway was a second-team all-A-10 choice and Jones and Kanacevic were honorable mention.  

*Charlotte’s Braswell was a third-team all-A10 choice while Henry was selected to the All-Rookie team.

*In the first meeting between the teams, St. Joseph’s shot 0 for 8 from beyond the arc in the first half and 2-21 for the game.

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