Scores

Final

Denver 52

(7-8, 1-4 away)

Saint Joseph's 53

(9-4, 5-2 home)

2:00 PM ET, January 4, 2014

Michael J. Hagan '85 Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1 2 T
DEN 25 2752
JOES 23 3053

Top Performers

Denver: J. Love 20 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

Saint Joseph's: R. Roberts, Jr. 9 Pts, 15 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

Saint Joseph's slips past Denver 53-52

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- Langston Galloway and DeAndre Bembry combined for 27 points as Saint Joseph's held on for a 53-52 victory over Denver Saturday.

Galloway finished with 14 points and Bembry had 13. Ronald Roberts, Jr. added 9 points and 15 rebounds for Saint Joseph's (9-4).

Denver (7-8) started strong, leading 16-8 midway of the first period, and held a 25-23 halftime lead. Halil Kanacevic started the second half with a layup and Bembry made two free throws to put Saint Joseph's ahead 27-25. Denver retook the lead 28-27 on free throws by Chris Udofia and Cam Griffin.

Bembry made a 3-pointer and a layup and the Hawks led 34-30 at the 15:14 mark. Denver stayed close and only trailed 51-49 with 2:06 remaining following two free throws by Udofia. Chris Wilson made two free throws with seconds remaining to seal the victory for the Hawks.

Jalen Love led Denver with 20 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
DEN
JOES
Points 52 53
FG Made-Attempted 19-43 (.442) 18-48 (.375)
3P Made-Attempted 7-20 (.350) 4-10 (.400)
FT Made-Attempted 7-10 (.700) 13-23 (.565)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 11 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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