St. Joe's Charlie Brown out a few weeks with broken wrist

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St. Joe's Charlie Brown out a few weeks with broken wrist

Saint Joseph's sophomore forward Charlie Brown, a 2017 preseason All-Atlantic 10 third-team selection, is expected to be sidelined a few weeks with a broken left wrist.

Brown underwent surgery Tuesday to repair the injury, which occurred in practice last week.

St. Joe's opens its season at Toledo on Nov. 11.

Brown was impressive in his freshman year, earning Atlantic-10 All-Rookie team honors after averaging 12.8 points and five rebounds while starting 30 of 31 games. 

He also shot 38.4 percent from the three and 81.9 percent from the free-throw line.

 

Demery leads St. Joe's blowout over Fordham

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Demery leads St. Joe's blowout over Fordham

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James Demery and Pierfrancesco Oliva combined for 47 points and 15 rebounds and Saint Joseph's took control in the second half to defeat Fordham 68-46 on Saturday.

Dembery had 25 points, seven rebounds and four assists for the Hawks (9-9, 4-3 Atlantic 10). Oliva added a career-high 22 points, eight rebounds, two assists and two steals.

Joseph Chartouny and Prokop Slanina had 11 points for the Rams (6-13, 1-6).

Saint Joseph's led 28-27 at the half despite shooting 32 percent. Fordham shot 36 percent and the teams combined to go 8 of 32 behind the arc. Back-to-back layups by Oliva capped an 8-0 run and gave Saint Joseph's a 45-33 lead at the 11:04 mark. The lead stayed around 10 until the Hawks scored 11 straight en route to a game-closing 15-2 run.

The teams finished 14 of 60 from distance and Fordham had 20 turnovers.

St. Joe's does successful balancing act

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St. Joe's does successful balancing act

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Shavar Newkirk scored 17 points and five Saint Joseph's players scored in double figures as the Hawks shot nearly 50 percent, ended a two-game slide and defeated two-time defending Atlantic 10 champion Dayton 81-65 on Wednesday night.

Newkirk drained a 3-pointer to open the second half, sparking a 10-3 run that gave the Hawks a 52-33 lead and prompted a Dayton timeout just three minutes in. James Demery led Saint Joseph's (8-9, 3-3) with 19 points and has scored in double figures in all 17 games this season. Taylor Funk scored 18, Nick Robinson 13 and Chris Clover 10.

After the withering run to open the second half, the Hawks maintained a roughly 20-point lead the rest of the way.

Jalen Crutcher scored a career-high 23 points, making seven 3-pointers, to lead Dayton (9-9, 3-3), which saw a three-game win streak end. The Flyers have not won at Saint Joseph's since Jan. 29, 2000.

Saint Joseph's held Dayton to 37-percent shooting and outrebounded the Flyers 43-32. Pierfrancesco Oliva pulled down 15 boards for the Hawks.