"He's dying to be great, and his family wants him to be great,'' coach Phil Martelli says.
DiJulia has been around the SJU basketball scene just as much as the Hawk.
Former St. Joseph's star Muffet McGraw has accomplished much in her storied career since taking the helm of the Notre Dame women's basketball program in 1987.
The Notre Dame coach, 61, will join the Hall in Springfield, Mass., on Friday night.
The former Cardinal O'Hara and St. Joseph's star has a voice now heard around her league.
"I've been thinking about how the crowd is going to react when I step on the court again,'' Newkirk says. "When it happens, it happens.''
Phil Martelli's four-year term on the committee began back on July 1.
It will let the school expand scholarships, boost its endowment, support a risk and insurance management program, and provide leadership training for Catholic- and independent-school teachers.
The 6-foot-9 forward from Quebec helped Team Canada earn its first-ever gold medal in a FIBA international event.
The two will get an award Sunday recognizing their efforts.
The St. Joes mens varsity eight qualified for the grand final for the first time since 2005.
Franklyn, a junior forward who was the Big 5's most improved player last season, says her mom motivated her on and off the court.
Here is all you need to know about the three-day event that runs Thursday through Saturday at Franklin Field.
Villanova was the big winners of the Big Five awards announced Tuesday, with Josh Hart being named player of the year and Jay Wright winning coach of the year honors.