February 17, 2015 |
NEW YORK - After a brief hot start from three-point range, St. Joseph's couldn't maintain that efficiency Sunday and saw a long-standing streak fall against Fordham. The Hawks hit five of their first seven three-point attempts, only to shoot 2 for 21 from beyond the arc for the rest of the game in a 69-55 loss at Rose Hill Gym. That snapped a 10-game winning streak against the Rams. St. Joseph's had won 21 of its previous 22 against Fordham, a team that is 7-16 overall and 2-10 in the Atlantic Ten, tied for last place with St. Louis.
February 15, 2015 |
When: Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Where: Rose Hill Gym, New York TV/Radio: NBC Sports Network; WFIL-AM (560). Records: St. Joseph's 11-12 overall, 5-6 Atlantic Ten; Fordham, 6-16, 1-10. Coaches: St. Joseph's, Phil Martelli (20th season, 489-297); Fordham, Tom Pecora (fifth season, 40-101). Last time out: St. Joseph's defeated visiting Rhode Island, 65-64, on Wednesday as Chris Wilson hit a game-winning three-pointer with seven seconds left. Fordham lost at Richmond, 73-71, on Wednesday.
January 19, 2015 |
On the scoreboard, La Salle had its best defensive day of the season. But coach John Giannini suggested otherwise. Holding an opponent under 50 points for the first time in nearly nine years, La Salle defeated Fordham, 60-49, on Saturday in an Atlantic Ten game at Tom Gola Arena. It was the lowest point total the Explorers had allowed since a 65-44 win over Massachusetts on Feb. 8, 2006. Still, Giannini wouldn't call it the best defensive effort of the season. "No, we have done this many times.
January 18, 2015 |
When: Saturday at 2 p.m. Where: Tom Gola Arena. TV/Radio: goexplorers.com; WFIL-AM (560). Records: Fordham (5-10, 0-4 Atlantic Ten), La Salle (9-8, 1-3). Coaches: Fordham, Tom Pecora (5th season, 39-95); La Salle, John Giannini (11th season, 167-162). Last meeting: La Salle won, 64-62, at Fordham on March 1, 2014. Fordham's top three: Eric Paschall (16.3 ppg, 6.0 rpg.), Mandell Thomas (12.7 ppg., 4.3 rpg., 3.2 apg.), Christian Sengfelder (11.5 ppg., 6.4 rpg)
January 16, 2015 |
St. Joseph's coach Phil Martelli called a timeout with 1 minute, 46 seconds remaining in a six-point game. His Hawks had let Fordham back within striking distance after leading by as many as 13 points. There was no doubt where St. Joseph's was going to go to ensure a victory. Chris Wilson drained a three-point shot from the right wing to push the game out of reach, giving the Hawks their first Atlantic Ten win of the season, 66-55, Wednesday night at Hagan Arena. St. Joseph's finished the game on a 14-6 run. "It was a great read," Martelli said of Wilson's play.
September 21, 2014 |
Villanova clearly was excited to play football in the first two weeks of the season, losing an overtime heartbreaker at Syracuse, an FBS team, and then rolling to a 44-point victory over Fordham, the 11th-ranked squad in FCS. The Wildcats had nowhere to take all this energy in Week 3 because they were idle. And coach Andy Talley hopes that didn't bring their momentum to a halt going into Saturday's Colonial Athletic Association opener against James Madison at Villanova Stadium. "The question is, 'Where are you as a team when you have a layoff?
September 8, 2014 |
Early in the second quarter of what would become a 50-6 victory for Villanova over Fordham on Saturday, the visiting Rams called a timeout that ended up lasting 1 hour and 19 minutes. Lightning struck outside Villanova Stadium, forcing both teams back to the locker room with 'Nova holding a 7-3 lead. Thirteen minutes of game time - and two hours of real time - later, the Wildcats returned to the locker room for halftime with a 33-3 lead. "We had talked about it, and I told them that this situation could happen," Villanova coach Andy Talley said.