Monday, December 22, 2014

St. Joe's picked to finish first in A-10

St. Joseph's men's basketball team has been chosen as the preseason favorite in an Atlantic-10 poll of coaches and media.

St. Joe's picked to finish first in A-10

St. Joseph's men's basketball team has been chosen as the preseason favorite in an Atlantic-10 poll of coaches and media.

The Hawks did not lose a starter from last season's 20-14 team that earned a berth in the NIT.

Hawks guards Carl Jones and Langston Galloway were named to the preseason second-team all A-10 squad while center C.J. Aiken and forward Halil Kanacevic were third-team choices.

St. Louis was picked second in the A-10, followed by newcomer VCU.

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Locally, Temple was picked fourth and La Salle was seventh.

Marc Narducci
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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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