Saint Joseph's vs. Xavier: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Saint Joseph's vs. Xavier: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Saint Joseph's 58
(18-12, 6-8 away)
Xavier 57
(17-14, 11-6 home)
Venue: Barclays Center
6:30PM ET / 3:30PM PT, March 14, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Saint Joseph's 28 30 58
Xavier 25 32 57
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Saint Joseph's L Galloway 14 R Roberts Jr. 8 H Kanacevic 6
Xavier T Taylor 16 T Taylor 9 S Christon 4

On Thursday, Mar. 14, St. Joseph's (PA) took on Xavier and edged the Musketeers 58-57 in the first round of the A-10 Tournament. With a record of 2-0, the Hawks remain undefeated against Xavier this season. The Hawks got the win with 11 points and seven rebounds from Halil Kanacevic. Langston Galloway had a team-high 14 points and added five rebounds. For the Musketeers, Travis Taylor finished with a game-high 16 points and nine rebounds. Xavier (17-14) finished the regular season sixth in the A-10 with a 9-7 conference record.

St. Joseph's (PA) Game Notes

  • The last time StJoe started the season 18-12 was 2005.
  • The Hawks have won five close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, St. Joseph's (PA) is 25-32 in close games.
  • The Hawks have won 77 percent of the time this season (10-3) after recording 15 or more assists.
  • St. Joseph's (PA) has won 75 percent of the time this season (6-2) after committing nine or fewer turnovers.
  • StJoe has won 91 percent of the time this season (10-1) when opponents record 57 or fewer total points.
  • This season St. Joseph's (PA) has won 75 percent of the time (15-5) when Carl Jones has 11 points or more and 73 percent of the time (11-4) when Halil Kanacevic has seven rebounds or more.
  • StJoe set a season low for steals (two).
  • The Hawks have recorded more blocks than their opponents for the past six games.
  • The top two scorers (Langston Galloway and Carl Jones) accounted for 43.1 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Ronald Roberts Jr. and Halil Kanacevic) accounted for 51.7 percent of the rebounds.
  • Langston Galloway has led the team in scoring in 11 out of 30 games this season.
  • Ronald Roberts Jr. has led the team in rebounding in 19 out of 30 games this season.
  • This was the fifth foul out of the season for Halil Kanacevic.

Xavier Game Notes

  • The Musketeers have lost nine times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Xavier is 40-29 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Travis Taylor and Brad Redford) accounted for 52.6 percent of the points.
  • Travis Taylor accounted for 32.1 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Travis Taylor has led the team in scoring nine times and in rebounding 23 times in 31 games this season.
  • Semaj Christon has 19 straight double-digit point games.
StJoe PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AHalil Kanacevic361176012
AL. Galloway321451101
BR. Roberts Jr.24682012
BCarl Jones401104002
C+C.J. Aiken31810010
C+Chris Wilson29822102
-Daryus Quarles4010000
-Papa Ndao4010000
XU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATravis Taylor351691111
BSemaj Christon391024301
BBrad Redford261410100
BJustin Martin23752102
C+Isaiah Philmore33561001
D+Jeff Robinson21420002
D+Dee Davis19101000
-Landen Amos3000000

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