Saint Joseph's overcomes Western Kentucky 72-61
The Hawks shot 49 percent (24 of 49) in the game to 26.5 percent (18 of 68) for the Hilltoppers. Last season, when Western Kentucky beat Saint Joseph's 98-70 in Philadelphia, the Hilltoppers shot 60.9 percent for the game and 72.4 percent in the second half.
Saint Joseph's, which led for all but the first minute of the game, had a 54-42 lead with 7:30 remaining, but Western Kentucky went on a 9-2 run to make it 56-51. Galloway gave the Hawks some breathing room with a three-point play and a 3-pointer for a 62-51 advantage with 2:45 to play.
C.J. Aiken added 12 points and blocked five shots for Saint Joseph's.
Western Kentucky's Derrick Gordon led all scorers with 25 points.
Updated November 12, 2011