Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Langston Galloway knocked down 6-of-9 from
beyond the arc en route to 26 points to lead the Saint Joseph's Hawks to a
71-59 decision over the George Washington Colonials in an Atlantic 10 bout at
Carl Jones and C.J. Aiken netted 15 and 13 points, respectively, as Saint
Joseph's (15-10, 6-6 A-10) won for the second time in its last three games.
Halil Kanacevic came off the bench and grabbed 10 rebounds to go along with
Isaiah Armwood led George Washington (12-13, 6-6) with 14 points. Lasan Kromah
tallied 13 points off the bench and Patricio Garino had 10 points.
Saint Joseph's scored the first 11 points of the game and led 25-6 at the
second media timeout. The Hawks finished the half having hit at a 48.5 percent
clip from the floor and 50 percent from 3-point range while holding GW to 39.3
percent from the field. The Hawks struggled with turnovers late in the period
however and led 40-29 at halftime.
The Hawks quickly built their lead back to 16 points on consecutive baskets
from Galloway early in the second period. GW failed to make any of its three
attempts from 3-point distance in the final 20 minutes.
Saint Joseph's outrebounded GW, 39-32, and improved to 34-24 all-time against
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