Courtesy of SJUHawks.com
PHILADELPHIA – The Saint Joseph’s men’s basketball non-conference schedule for 2014-15 is highlighted by the Hawks’ participation in the NIT Season Tip-Off. The defending Atlantic 10 champions will open the season hosting Fairleigh Dickinson on November 14 at Hagan Arena.
The pairings for the NIT Season Tip-Off have not been finalized yet, but the Hawks will play two games in the First and Second Rounds at St. John’s on November 17-19. The consolation bracket of the tournament will take place on November 24 and 25 at campus sites, while the semifinals and championship game will be played at Madison Square Garden on November 26 and 28.
Other non-conference home games this season are against Vermont on November 22, Big 5 rival Temple on December 3, and versus Loyola-Md. on December 9.
Saint Joseph’s will go on the road to face Villanova on December 6 in a Big 5 game and Marist on December 19. The Hawks will travel to Denver on December 29 in the final non-conference game before Atlantic 10 play begins after the New Year. The Hawks will also play at Drexel, with that date to be announced.
SJU closes out the non-conference schedule versus Penn at The Palestra on January 24.
The complete schedule of 18 Atlantic 10 Conference games will be announced later this summer.
2014-15 Saint Joseph’s Men’s Basketball
- Nov. 14 FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON
Mon.-Wed. Nov. 17-19 NIT Season Tip-Off 1st & 2nd Rounds (at St. John’s)
- Nov. 22 VERMONT
Mon. & Tue. Nov. 24 & 25 NIT Season Tip-Off Consolation Bracket (at campus sites)
Wed. & Fri. Nov. 26 & 28 NIT Season Tip-Off Semifinals/Final (at Madison Square Garden)
Wed. Dec. 3 TEMPLE
Sat. Dec. 6 at Villanova
- Dec. 9 LOYOLA-MD.
Fri. Dec. 19 at Marist
TBA at Drexel
Sat.Dec. 29 at Denver
- Jan. 24 PENN