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2014–15 Saint Joseph's Hawks men's basketball team

The 2014–15 Saint Joseph's Hawks basketball team represented Saint Joseph's University during the 2014–15 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Hawks, led by 20th year head coach Phil Martelli, played their home games at Hagan Arena and were members of the Atlantic 10 Conference. They finished the season 13–18, 7–11 in A-10 play to finish in tenth place. They lost in the second round of the A-10 Tournament to St. Bonaventure.

2014–15 Saint Joseph's Hawks men's basketball
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ConferenceAtlantic 10 Conference
2014–15 record13–18 (7–11 A-10)
Head coachPhil Martelli (20th season)
Assistant coachMark Bass
Assistant coachDavid Duda
Assistant coachGeoff Arnold
Home stadiumHagan Arena
Seasons
2014–15 Atlantic 10 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Davidson 14 4   .778     24 8   .750
Dayton 13 5   .722     27 9   .750
Rhode Island 13 5   .722     23 10   .697
VCU 12 6   .667     26 10   .722
Richmond 12 6   .667     21 14   .600
George Washington 10 8   .556     22 13   .629
St. Bonaventure 10 8   .556     18 13   .581
UMass 10 8   .556     17 15   .531
La Salle 8 10   .444     17 16   .515
Saint Joseph's 7 11   .389     13 18   .419
Duquesne 6 12   .333     12 19   .387
Fordham 4 14   .222     10 21   .323
George Mason 4 14   .222     9 22   .290
Saint Louis 3 15   .167     11 21   .344
2015 A10 Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

Previous seasonEdit

The Hawks finished the season with an overall record of 24–10, with a record of 11–5 in the Atlantic 10 regular season to finish in a tie for third place. They were champions of the A-10 Tournament to earn the conferences automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament where they lost in the second round to Connecticut.

Off seasonEdit

DeparturesEdit

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Langston Galloway 10 G 6'3" 202 Senior Baton Rouge, LA Graduated; currently playing for the New York Knicks
Daryus Quarles 11 F 6'6" 186 Senior Paulsboro, NJ Graduated
Ronald Roberts Jr. 13 F 6'8" 225 Senior Bayonne, NJ Graduated; signed to play professionally by Philadelphia 76ers
Colin Kelly 41 F 6'5" 210 Senior West Deptford Twp, NJ Graduated
Halil Kanacevic 45 F 6'8" 255 Senior Staten Island, NY Graduated; signed to play professionally in Italy

Incoming recruitsEdit

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
James Demery
SF
Greenville, NC Northside Christian Academy 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 197 lb (89 kg) Sep 30, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN:    ESPN grade: 78
Shavar Newkirk
PG
Bronx, NY Cardinal Hayes High School 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Jul 26, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN:    ESPN grade: 73
Obi Romeo
PF
Lewisburg, WV Greenbrier East High School 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Sep 11, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN:    ESPN grade: 71
Markell Lodge
PF
Creedmoor, NC Christian Faith Center Academy 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Sep 25, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN:    ESPN grade: 70
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "Saint Joseph's Hawks". ESPN.com. Retrieved July 1, 2014.
  • "2014 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved July 1, 2014.

RosterEdit

2014–15 Saint Joseph's Hawks men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 0 Evan Maschemeyer 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sr Jeffersonville Jeffersonville, IN
G 1 Shavar Newkirk 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 164 lb (74 kg) Fr Cardinal Hayes Bronx, NY
G 2 Aaron Brown 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 220 lb (100 kg) RS Jr Penn Wood
West Virginia
Darby, PA
G 3 Mike Booth (W) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 193 lb (88 kg) Fr Bishop Shanahan Thornton, PA
F 5 Obi Romeo 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 231 lb (105 kg) Fr Greenbrier East Lewisburg, WV
F 12 Papa Ndao   6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Sr Montverde Acad. Dakar, Senegal
F 15 Isaiah Miles 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 223 lb (101 kg) Jr Milford Mill Baltimore, MD
F 20 Brendan Casper 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) So Methacton Audubon, PA
G 21 Kyle Thompson (W) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 191 lb (87 kg) Fr St. Joseph's Prep Mt. Laurel, NJ
G 22 Kyle Molock 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 192 lb (87 kg) RS So Dublin Coffman Dublin, OH
F 23 Markell Lodge 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Christian Faith Center Academy Creedmoor, NC
G 24 Chris Wilson (C) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Terry Sanford Fayetteville, NC
F 25 James Demery 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 188 lb (85 kg) Fr Northside Christian Greenville, NC
C 34 Javon Baumann 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 257 lb (117 kg) RS So Theodor-Heus School Solms-Oberbiel, Germany
F 40 Jai Williams 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 267 lb (121 kg) RS Fr Philadelphia Electrical & Technical Charter Philadelphia, PA
F 43 DeAndre' Bembry (C) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) So The Patrick School Charlotte, NC
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

ScheduleEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-conference regular season
11/14/2014*
7:00 PM
Fairleigh Dickinson L 57–58  0–1
Hagan Arena (4,200)
Philadelphia, PA
11/17/2014*
7:00 PM
at Drexel W 52–49  1–1
Daskalakis Athletic Center (2,509)
Philadelphia, PA
11/19/2014*
11:00 PM, ESPNU
at No. 13 Gonzaga
NIT Season Tip-Off Opening Round
L 42–94  1–2
McCarthey Athletic Center (6,000)
Spokane, WA
11/22/2014*
7:00 PM
Vermont W 68–60  2–2
Hagan Arena (3,851)
Philadelphia, PA
11/25/2014*
7:00 PM
LIU Brooklyn
NIT Season Tip-Off Opening Round
W 74–70 OT 3–2
Hagan Arena (3,243)
Philadelphia, PA
11/27/2014*
6:00 PM, ESPNU
vs. WKU
NIT Season Tip-Off
L 59–62  3–3
Madison Square Garden (1,266)
New York City, NY
12/03/2014*
6:30 PM, CBSSN
Temple
Rivalry
W 58–56  4–3
Hagan Arena (4,200)
Philadelphia, PA
12/06/2014*
1:00 PM, FS1
at No. 10 Villanova
Holy War
L 46–74  4–4
The Pavilion (6,500)
Villanova, PA
12/09/2014*
7:00 PM
Loyola (MD) W 68–42  5–4
Hagan Arena (3,743)
Philadelphia, PA
12/20/2014*
7:00 PM
at Marist W 75–58  6–4
McCann Field House (1,158)
Poughkeepsie, NY
12/29/2014*
9:00 PM
at Denver L 73–77 OT 6–5
Magness Arena (1,437)
Denver, CO
Atlantic 10 regular season
01/03/2015
2:00 PM, CBSSN
George Washington L 60–64  6–6 (0–1)
Hagan Arena (4,200)
Philadelphia, PA
01/07/2015
7:00 PM
at Duquesne L 68–71  6–7 (0–2)
Palumbo Center (1,678)
Pittsburgh, PA
01/10/2015
2:00 PM, CBSSN
at No. 20 VCU L 74–89  6–8 (0–3)
Siegel Center (7,637)
Richmond, VA
01/14/2015
7:00 PM
Fordham W 66–55  7–8 (1–3)
Hagan Arena (3,851)
Philadelphia, PA
01/18/2015
2:30 PM, NBCSN
at St. Bonaventure L 61–70  7–9 (1–4)
Reilly Center (4,244)
Olean, NY
01/21/2015
7:00 PM, CBSSN
Massachusetts W 62–56  8–9 (2–4)
Hagan Arena (3,687)
Philadelphia, PA
01/24/2015*
7:00 PM
at Penn L 52–56  8–10
Palestra (8,538)
Philadelphia, PA
01/27/2015
7:00 PM, CSN
at La Salle L 48–53  8–11 (2–5)
Tom Gola Arena (2,449)
Philadelphia, PA
01/31/2015
12:30 PM, NBCSN
Davidson W 75–70  9–11 (3–5)
Hagan Arena (3,951)
Philadelphia, PA
02/03/2015
7:30 PM, CBSSN
at Saint Louis L 61–68 OT 9–12 (3–6)
Chaifetz Arena (6,953)
St. Louis, MO
02/07/2015
4:00 PM
George Mason W 58–54  10–12 (4–6)
Hagan Arena (4,200)
Philadelphia, PA
02/11/2015
7:00 PM
Rhode Island W 65–64  11–12 (5–6)
Patriot Center (3,681)
Philadelphia, PA
02/15/2015
2:30 PM, NBCSN
at Fordham L 55–69  11–13 (5–7)
Rose Hill Gymnasium (2,885)
Bronx, NY
02/19/2015
6:00 PM, ESPNU
at Dayton L 64–68  11–14 (5–8)
UD Arena (13,015)
Dayton, OH
02/21/2015
7:00 PM, CSN
St. Bonaventure L 60–70 OT 11–15 (5–9)
Hagan Arena (2,482)
Philadelphia, PA
02/25/2015
7:00 PM, CSN
at Massachusetts W 82–71  12–15 (6–9)
Mullins Center (3,234)
Amherst, MA
02/28/2015
7:00 PM, CSN
Richmond L 57–63  12–16 (6–10)
Hagan Arena (3,876)
Philadelphia, PA
03/04/2015
7:00 PM, CBSSN
La Salle W 55–50  13–16 (7–10)
Hagan Arena (3,743)
Philadelphia, PA
03/07/2015
2:00 PM, OSN
at Rhode Island L 68–78  13–17 (7–11)
Ryan Center (7,121)
Kingston, RI
Atlantic 10 Tournament
03/12/2015
6:30 pm, NBCSN
vs. St. Bonaventure
Second Round
L 49–60  13–18
Barclays Center 
Brooklyn, NY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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