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The Hawk News

Sophomore forward Kacper Klaczek gets ready for a rebound. Klaczek is second on the Hawks in rebounds per game with 5.6.

Hawks fly to third straight win in 74-68 victory vs UMass

Kelly Shannon January 25, 2023

Graduate forward/center Ejike Obinna shoots one of his four free throws attempts vs UMass. PHOTOS: KELLY SHANNON ’24/THE HAWK Senior guard Cameron Brown led the way for the Hawk’s offensively...

First year guard Erik Reynolds II extends for a layup. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Erik Reynolds II is grooving and growing in his first year

Tyler Nice February 9, 2022

Erik Reynolds II is starting to find his groove on the St. Joe’s men’s basketball team. In the team’s last four games, the 6’2 first-year guard has averaged nearly 19 points per game on over...

Both the mens and womens programs have welcomed new freshmen to their teams.

New faces on Hawk Hill: rookie preview

Christopher Kline November 17, 2020

After an extended wait, the St. Joe’s men’s and women’s basketball teams are preparing for NCAA play, welcoming in two new freshmen to each of their squads. They will seek improvement from last season,...

Freshman guard Dahmir Bishop averaged 1.6 points over 10 games at Xavier University.

The Hawks add talented transfer with Philly ties

Sam Britt February 4, 2020

For freshman transfer guard Dahmir Bishop, the decision to transfer from Xavier University to St. Joe’s was a decision to come back home. Bishop grew up only five minutes away from St. Joe’s campus. “I...

Freshman center Anton Jansson (left) played high school basketball for Golden State Prep in California.

The new big man on campus

Justin Kessler February 4, 2020

St. Joe’s men’s basketball newest addition, Anton Jansson, has arrived on campus a semester earlier than expected. The 6-foot-11 freshman from Stockholm, Sweden is looking to take full advantage...

A Minute with McCloskey: The value of the transfer portal

A Minute with McCloskey: The value of the transfer portal

James McCloskey, Jr. January 28, 2020

The Hawks know a thing or two about losing great players to the NCAA Transfer Portal after Lamar Kimble ’19 and Jared Bynum entered at the end of last year. Kimble is currently starting for the sixth-ranked...

A Minute with McCloskey: A one-sided war

A Minute with McCloskey: A one-sided war

James McCloskey, Jr. December 10, 2019

The first battle of the “Holy War” took place on Jan. 15, 1921. All-time, the Hawks have fallen to the Villanova University Wildcats in 51 of the 76 meetings. Most recently, the Hawks have posed an...

The St. Joe’s pep band plays outside Michael J. Hagan ’85 Arena on Dec. 7 before the men’s basketball game against Villanova University. PHOTOS: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

The band plays on

Sam Britt December 10, 2019

Athletics cuts then reinstitutes pep band performances at basketball games The St. Joe’s pep band will not have its schedule cut significantly this season, which would have eliminated many of their usual...

Edwards won the Robert F. O’Neill Award for the team’s Most Improved Player last season.

Junior forward ready to break out for Hawks

Justin Kessler December 3, 2019

Basketball runs through the blood of St. Joe’s redshirt junior forward Lorenzo Edwards. Edward’s father, Kevin Edwards, had an 11 year career in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the...

A Minute with McCloskey

A Minute with McCloskey

James McCloskey, Jr. December 3, 2019

St. Joe's basketball: Living and dying by the three For the fourth season in a row, the St. Joe’s men’s basketball team has done due diligence to honor the phrase, “Live by the three, die by...

Approximately 400 students packed Hagan Arena for the mens basketball home opener. PHOTOS: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

‘Blackout’ at men’s basketball home opener promotes inclusion and diversity

Alex Hargrave November 6, 2019

Just over 24 hours after approximately 1,800 members of the university community filled Michael J. Hagan ’85 Arena for a University Forum on diversity, inclusion and equity, St. Joe’s students donned...

Underdogs, how the Hawks will defy preseason rankings

Underdogs, how the Hawks will defy preseason rankings

James McCloskey, Jr. October 29, 2019

We are young. We are inexperienced. We are not a bottom two team. With the NCAA Division 1 men’s basketball season opening on Nov. 5, the conference preseason rankings and predictions have been released...

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