July 15, 2015 21 Student-Athletes Receive AD3I Spring All-Academic Team Honors St. Joseph's accounted for the most student-athletes out of the 86 receiving AD3I All-Academic honors, recognizing those who maintained a 3.5 GPA while competing in one of the Association's winter & spring sports.
June 30, 2015 17 Student-Athletes Receive HVIAC Winter/Spring All-Academic Team Honors 17 student-athletes were named to the HVIAC Winter/Spring 2015 All-Academic Team after demonstrating excellence both in the classroom and in the field of play.
March 17, 2015 Louison Picked for Reese's Division III All-Star Game and Garners D3Hoops.com All-Atlantic Region Honors Capping off his outstanding four-year career on the men's basketball team, senior David Louison was selected for the Reese's Division III College All-Star Game and named to the D3Hoops.com All-Atlantic Region Second Team.
March 16, 2015 Louison, Megafu and O'Neill Named All-Independent, Cocozello Awarded AD3I Co-Coach of the Year Senior David Louison and junior Michael Megafu were named to the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) All-Independent First Team while junior Matt O’Neill was awarded All-Independent Second Team and head coach Joseph Cocozello took home Co-Coach of the Year honors.
March 9, 2015 Louison Tabbed Finalist for Reese's Division III All-Star Game; Final Spots Determined by Fan Vote Senior David Louison has been named a finalist for the Reese's Division III College All-Star Game to be played prior to the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship game on March 21.
March 5, 2015 Inclement Weather Forces Cancellation of USCAA Nationals Consolation Games The Bears conclude their season at 18-10 and the Lady Bears finish at 17-12 as the USCAA has canceled the consolation games of the National Championship due to inclement weather in the Uniontown, Pa. area.
March 4, 2015 Slow Second Half Start Plagues Men's Basketball in USCAA Quarterfinal Loss to Rochester USCAA Student-Athlete of the Year and First Team All-American recorded his 20th double-double of the season, but the No. 6 Bears (18-10) couldn't pull off an upset against No. 3 Rochester falling 82-75.
March 3, 2015 Men's Basketball Travels to Pennsylvania for USCAA Nationals; Meets Rochester in the Quarterfinals on Wednesday The No. 6 Bears will travel to Uniontown, Pa. for the 2015 USCAA Division I National Championships this week, meeting No. 3 Rochester College in the quarterfinals on Wednesday, March 4 at 3 p.m. on the campus of Penn State Fayette.
February 26, 2015 Louison Named Player of the Year, Cocozello Coach of the Year Highlights Three on All-HVIAC Team Senior David Louison and juniors Michael Megafu and Matt O’Neill were named members of the HVIAC All-Conference Team, while head coach Joseph Cocozello was awarded Coach of the Year. In addition, Louison claimed the inaugural HVIAC Player of the Year award.
February 25, 2015 David Louison Receives CoSIDA/Capital One First Team Academic All-America Honors St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) senior forward David Louison became the first student-athlete in Bears history to receive CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-America honors as a first team selection.
February 22, 2015 Men's Basketball Falls Short in Quest for Second Straight HVIAC Title, Falling 91-82 to Berkeley in the Championship The Bears succumbed to a strong second-half spurt from Berkeley College in their quest to defend the HVIAC championship, falling 91-82 in Albany, N.Y. on Sunday.
February 21, 2015 Men's Basketball Advances to HVIAC Tournament Final, Putting Away Vaughn 82-71 The Bears advanced to the HVIAC Tournament final with an 82-71 victory over Vaughn College in Albany, N.Y. on Saturday.
February 20, 2015 Men's Basketball Heads to Albany, N.Y. Looking to Defend Title at HVIAC Tournament This Weekend St. Joseph's (17-8, 5-1 HVIAC) travels to Albany, N.Y. for the HVIAC Tournament this weekend, first meeting Vaughn College (13-12, 4-2 HVIAC) in the semifinals on Saturday at 4 p.m.
February 18, 2015 Louison Nabs His 16th Career AD3I Player of the Week Award After averaging 20.5 points and 14.5 rebounds, David Louison has been named the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) Player of the Week.
February 14, 2015 Men's Basketball Closes Regular Season with Win, Clinches No. 2 Seed Heading into HVIAC Tournament The Bears (17-8, 5-1 HVIAC) rode a strong second-half to put away Albany Pharmacy 65-52 on Saturday in their regular season finale, clinching the No. 2 seed heading into the HVIAC Tournament.
February 13, 2015 Men's Basketball Seeks to Clinch No. 2 Seed in Regular Season Finale against Albany Pharmacy on Saturday The Bears (16-8, 4-1 HVIAC) will close out the 2014-15 regular season in Albany, N.Y. on Saturday with a conference meeting against Albany Pharmacy at 3 p.m. If victorious, St. Joseph's will clinch the No. 2 seed heading into the HVIAC Tournament.
February 12, 2015 Men's Basketball Comeback Attempt Falls Short against Berkeley with HVIAC Regular Season Title at Stake With the HVIAC regular season title on the line, the No. 2 Bears (16-8, 4-1 HVIAC) dropped a hard-fought battle 77-68 to No. 1 Berkeley College (17-5, 6-0 HVIAC).
February 12, 2015 Men's Basketball Hosts Berkeley on Senior Night with HVIAC Regular Season Title on the Line With the top seed at stake in a pivotal HVIAC clash, the No. 2 ranked Bears (16-7, 4-0 HVIAC) will faceoff with No. 1 Berkeley College (16-5, 5-0 HVIAC) on Senior Night this Thursday in the final home game of the season. Tipoff is at 7 p.m.
February 8, 2015 Men's Basketball Wins Fourth Consecutive Paced by Double-Doubles from Louison and Megafu The Bears continued their winning ways on Sunday afternoon, putting away the City College of New York (CCNY) 66-55 to improve to 16-7 and remain undefeated at the Hill Center (9-0).
February 7, 2015 Men’s Basketball Sinks 17 from Downtown in 109-62 Conference Victory over King’s The Bears produced a season-high offensive output and matched a school record with 17 three-pointers, controlling King’s 109-62 at the Hill Center on Saturday to improve to 15-7 and remain undefeated (4-0) in HVIAC-play.
February 6, 2015 Men's Basketball Meets HVIAC Foe King's and CCNY at The Hill Center This Weekend The Bears (14-7) will play a pair of pivotal games at the Hill Center this weekend as the regular season winds down, beginning with an HVIAC showdown against King’s College (N.Y.) on Saturday at 3 p.m. followed by a meeting with The City College of New York (CCNY) on Sunday at 1 p.m.
February 5, 2015 Louison Garners Capital One Academic All-District® Men’s Basketball Team Honors Senior David Louison is the first Brooklyn Campus student-athlete to receive Capital One Academic All-District® Men’s Basketball Team honors—one of the top academic honors in collegiate athletics.
February 4, 2015 Louison Nabs AD3I and HVIAC Player of the Week Honors After leading the Bears to a 2-0 week, Louison was awarded his fifteenth career AD3I Player of the Week and his tenth career HVIAC Player of the Week.
January 31, 2015 Late Spurt Propels Men’s Basketball Past Valley Forge 82-78 The Bears controlled the final minutes to clip The University of Valley Forge 82-78 on Alumni Night, winning their second in a row and improving to 14-7. David Louison dropped a career-high 35 points.
January 31, 2015 Men's Basketball, Winners of Four of Five, Host Valley Forge on Alumni Night This Saturday The Bears (13-7) will look to continue their strong play this Saturday, January 31 on Alumni Night, hosting The University of Valley Forge at 7 p.m. in the second game of a men’s and women’s doubleheader.
January 28, 2015 Men's Basketball Come Alive in the Second Half to Put Away Medgar Evers The Bears rebounded from a sluggish start and came alive in the second-half to down Medgar Evers 88-71 on Wednesday night, improving to 13-7 and 6-0 at the Hill Center.
January 28, 2015 Men's Basketball Tips Off Doubleheader With Borough Nemesis Medgar Evers The Bears (12-7) will host Medgar Evers College for the first of five straight at the Hill Center on Wednesday, January 28 at 5:30 p.m., tipping off the first game of a men’s and women’s doubleheader.
January 27, 2015 Welcome Home! Alumni Hoops Day Set for This Saturday All St. Joseph's College Alumni are cordially invited to the first-ever Alumni Hoops Day at The Hill Center
January 27, 2015 Louison Crowned HVIAC Player of the Week After leading the Bears to a 2-1 week, senior David Louison was honored with his ninth career Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC) men's basketball Player of the Week.
January 24, 2015 Men's Basketball Led by as Many as 17, But Succumb to Late Run in Staten Island The Bears (12-7) fell 92-87 on Saturday afternoon after leading by as many as 17 late in the second-half, succumbing to The College of Staten Island’s furious comeback run.
January 23, 2015 Men's Basketball Puts Three-Game Streak On The Line With Road Test at Staten Island The Bears (12-6) will seek to match a season-high four consecutive victories following three straight at the Hill Center, travelling to meet The College of Staten Island on Saturday, January 24 at 1 p.m.
January 21, 2015 Men's Basketball Controls Conference Rival Vaughn for Their Third Straight, Louison Reaches 1,500 Career Points Led by David Louison’s career-high 33 points, including his 1,500th career point, the Bears won a physical battle 96-75 over conference rival Vaughn to improve to 12-6, remaining undefeated in the conference (3-0) and at the Hill Center (5-0).
January 20, 2015 Men's Basketball Seeks Third Straight In Conference Faceoff With Vaughn The Bears will vie for their third consecutive win on Wednesday, January 21 at 8 p.m., finishing off a three-game homestand at the Hill Center with a conference clash against Vaughn College.
January 19, 2015 Men's Basketball Rely On Defense Late, Squeak Out 72-69 Win Over York The Bears utilized suffocating defensive pressure in the final minutes to improve to 11-6 and 4-0 at the Hill Center with a tightly contested 72-69 victory over York (N.Y.).
January 18, 2015 Men's Basketball, Fresh Off 36-Point Victory, Welcomes York (N.Y.) on Monday The Bears (10-6) will continue their three-game homestand on Monday, January 19, playing host to York (N.Y.) (9-7) at 7 p.m. on MLK Day.
January 17, 2015 Twelve Different Bears Score In Lopsided 100-64 Conference Victory Over Culinary The Bears (10-6) improved to 2-0 in HVIAC-play on Saturday afternoon at the Hill Center, cruising to a 100-64 victory over Culinary Institute of America as twelve different Bears got on the scoreboard en route to the team’s highest offensive output of the season.
January 15, 2015 Men's Basketball Hosts Culinary In HVIAC Showdown on Saturday The Bears (9-6) will play their second HVIAC game of the season as they welcome Culinary Institute of America to the Hill Center on Saturday, January 17 for a 1 p.m. faceoff.
January 14, 2015 Men’s Basketball Falls 79-60 to Division I NJIT The Bears (9-6) flirted with an upset but ultimately fell 79-60 to Division I NJIT on Wednesday night in Newark, N.J.
January 13, 2015 Men's Basketball Faces Tall Test Tomorrow in Newark Against Division I NJIT St. Joseph's (9-5) will travel to Newark, N.J. for a meeting with Division I opponent NJIT on Wednesday, January 14 at 7 p.m.
January 12, 2015 Matt O'Neill Post-Apprentice Game Interview Bears play-by-play announcer Sitesh Shah sits down with Matt O'Neill after his near triple-double (18 pts, 9 reb, 7 ast) in the Bears' 83-64 triumph over Apprentice on January 10, 2015.
January 10, 2015 Men’s Basketball Prevails 83-64 in USCAA Matchup Against Apprentice The Bears snapped a two-game skid on Saturday at the Hill Center, never trailing in a 83-64 triumph over fellow USCAA Top 20 school Apprentice. Michael Megafu (19 pts, 11 rbs) and David Louison (12 pts, 15 rbs) each recorded double-doubles.
January 9, 2015 Men's Basketball Set to Host Apprentice in USCAA Top 20 Clash The Bears return to the brand new Hill Center against fellow USCAA Top 20 school Apprentice on Saturday, January 10 at 6 p.m.
January 8, 2015 Men’s Basketball Downed 85-79 By Rival Brooklyn College The Bears fell 85-79 to borough rival Brooklyn College on Thursday night. Matt O’Neill scored a team-high 20 points and Michael Megafu recorded 18 points, seven rebounds and seven assists.
January 8, 2015 Men's Basketball Set To Meet Borough Rivals Brooklyn College Following a two-game split in California, the Bears (8-4) will meet borough rivals Brooklyn College on Thursday, January 8 at 5 p.m.
January 7, 2015 Megafu Awarded HVIAC and AD3I Player of the Week After averaging 22.0 points and securing his 1,000th career point, Michael Megafu was awarded the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC) and Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) Player of the Week.
December 30, 2014 Michael Megafu Joins 1,000-Point Scoring Club St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) junior forward scored his 1,000th career point with this steal and breakaway jam in the Bears non-conference road game at Chapman University on December 30, 2014.
December 30, 2014 Men’s Basketball Falls in OT Thriller to Undefeated Chapman, Megafu Secures 1000th Point The Bears pushed undefeated Chapman to overtime, but fell 75-68 in California as junior Michael Megafu secured his 1000th career point.
December 29, 2014 Men’s Basketball Improves to 8-3, Cruises to 68-52 Victory Over La Verne In California Opener St. Joseph’s won their third consecutive game on Monday afternoon, cruising to a 68-52 victory over La Verne in Orange, California. Megafu secured another double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds.
December 28, 2014 Men's Basketball Looks to Continue Hot Start in California Against La Verne and Chapman The 7-3 Bears will head west for a pair of games in Orange, California, meeting La Verne on Monday, December 29 at 5 p.m. and Chapman on Tuesday, December 30 at 7:30 p.m. (Both times eastern)
December 26, 2014 Louison Named AD3I Player of the Week, Willis Awarded HVIAC Rookie of the Week David Louison received his 14th career Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) men's basketball Player of the Week while Alec Willis was awarded his first Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC) Rookie of the Week.
December 19, 2014 Wayne Warmbier '08 Hits A Half-Court Shot for $10,000 at The Hill Center Grand Opening SJC (Brooklyn) alumnus Wayne Warmbier was selected at random and connected from half court to win $10,000 during a second-half timeout of the St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) vs. St. Joseph's College (Long Island) NCAA Division III men's basketball game on Thursday, December 18th. It was the grand opening game of The Hill Center, the new athletic facility on the St. Joseph's College. #SCTop10 Credit: St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) Athletics
December 18, 2014 Louison Grabs 1,000th Rebound, Maddox Pours in 19 as Men’s Basketball Rallies To Sweep St. Joseph’s (L.I.) St. Joseph’s (Brooklyn) used a strong second-half to comeback against sister campus rivals St. Joseph’s (Long Island), winning 69-66 in their Hill Center debut.
December 16, 2014 Men's Basketball Seeks Third Straight Against Sibling Rivals St. Joseph's (L.I.) in Hill Center Opener Making their Hill Center debut, the Bears (6-3) will host sibling campus rival St. Joseph's (L.I.) in the annual "East vs. West" doubleheader on Thursday, December 18 with an 8:00 p.m. tipoff.
December 15, 2014 Men's and Women's Basketball Receive Top 10 Rankings in First USCAA Polls The Bears were ranked tied for No. 4 — their highest ranking since 2012-13 — while the Lady Bears were ranked No. 8.
December 9, 2014 O'Neill Awarded AD3I Men's Basketball Player of the Week St. Joseph's (Brooklyn) junior guard Matt O'Neill averaged 16.3 points, 5.3 steals, 4.7 assists and 4.3 rebounds over a three-game week for the Bears.
December 7, 2014 Men’s Basketball Cruises to Third-Place Win Over Coast Guard St. Joseph’s rebounded from yesterday and snapped a two-game skid, never trailing in a 70-50 victory over Coast Guard in the Citizens Bank Tournament third-place game.
December 6, 2014 Men’s Basketball Stumbles In Citizens Bank Tournament Semifinal St. Joseph’s dropped their second in a row 60-54 to Connecticut College on Saturday night in the Citizens Bank Tournament semifinal. Alec Willis scored a game-high 18 while David Louison kept his double-double streak alive.
December 4, 2014 Men's Basketball Gears Up for Connecticut College/Coast Guard Invitational This Weekend St. Joseph's travels to New London, Conn. for the Connecticut College/Coast Guard Invitational, opening vs. Connecticut College on Saturday at 8p.m. The Bears will then face off in the tournament final or a consolation match on Sunday against either Coast Guard Academy or Worcester State.
December 4, 2014 Men's Basketball Loses Nailbiter to Undefeated Mount Saint Vincent St. Joseph’s fell to 5-2 after dropping a hard-fought road contest 82-79 to undefeated Mount Saint Vincent. David Louison extended his double-double streak to seven games and Michael Megafu scored a team-high 21 in a losing effort.
December 3, 2014 Men's Basketball Faces Future Skyline Conference Rival Mount Saint Vincent on Thursday in Road Twinbill The 5-1 Bears travel to Riverdale, N.Y. to meet undefeated future Skyline Conference opponent Mount Saint Vincent on Thursday.
December 2, 2014 Louison Wins Second Consecutive HVIAC Player of the Week For the second consecutive week, David Louison was named the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC) Player of the Week after helping the Bears improve to 5-1.
November 29, 2014 Men’s Basketball Improves to 5-1 Following 89-74 Victory Over Southern Virginia St. Joseph’s never trailed in a 89-74 victory over Southern Virginia as three different Bears reached the 20-point scoring mark and David Louison extended his double-double streak to six.
November 26, 2014 Men's Basketball Looks to Build on 4-1 Start Welcoming Southern Virginia on Saturday The 4-1 Bears will face Southern Virginia University on Saturday, carrying their best start through five games since the 2006-07 season.
November 25, 2014 Louison Crowned HVIAC and USCAA Player of the Week Senior David Louison was named the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC) and United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Player of the Week after leading St. Joseph's to a 2-1 record and an appearance in the ENC Classic Final.
November 22, 2014 Men’s Basketball Drops ENC Classic Final to Eastern Nazarene St. Joseph’s loses tightly contested ENC Classic Final 78-71. David Louison records fifth-consecutive double-double with season- and game-highs of 27 points and 18 boards.
November 21, 2014 Men's Basketball Advances to ENC Classic Final With Comeback Victory Over UMPI St. Joseph’s rode a 13-0 second-half run to comeback against Maine-Presque Isle, moving on to the Eastern Nazarene Holiday Tournament Final. David Louison and Michael Megafu secured their fourth consecutive double-doubles.
November 19, 2014 Men's Basketball Remains Perfect Downing Pratt in Clinton Hill Battle The Bears reach the 3-0 mark for the first time under Coach Cocozello. David Louison and Michael Megafu recorded double-doubles for the third straight game leading four in double figures.
November 19, 2014 Men's Basketball Looks to Improve to 3-0 Opening HVIAC Slate vs. Pratt The Bears open the defense of their HVIAC title facing Clinton Hill rivals looking to improve to 3-0 for the first time under Coach Joseph Cocozello.
November 16, 2014 Men's Basketball Rallies Past Maritime to Improve to 2-0 David Louison and Michael Megafu notched double-doubles for the second straight game and led four Bears in double figures as St. Joseph's erased a 13-point deficit and took a 67-58 victory over future Skyline rival Maritime College.
November 15, 2014 Men's Basketball Cruises in Opener Sinking USMMA, 63-47 David Louison and Michael Megafu each recorded double doubles to lead four in double figures as Bears (1-0) never trailed in victory.
November 13, 2014 Men's Basketball Opens Season at Maritime Admiral's Classic This Weekend The Bears will take on US Merchant Marine Academy on Saturday, November 15 at 1:00 p.m. and future Skyline foe Maritime (N.Y.) on Sunday, November 16 at 3 p.m.
November 6, 2014 Men's & Women's Basketball Interview on BK Live Athletic Director and Head Women's Basketball Coach Frank P. Carbone and student-athletes Taylor Raccuglia, Michael Megafu and Matt O'Neill sat down with Micheal Bellamy for the November 6, 2014 edition of "BK Live" on the Brooklyn Independent Media Arts channel talking about the upcoming season.
September 25, 2014 Men's Basketball Informational Meeting - Monday, September 29 All men interested in trying out for the defending HVIAC champions, must attend an informational meeting on Monday, September 29th at 5:30 pm in the Tuohy Gym.
September 9, 2014 St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) To Join Skyline Conference In 2015-16 All 13 intercollegiate varsity sports will join the NCAA Division III affiliated, 10-institution league based in the metropolitan region.
September 3, 2014 Top 10 Moments: #1 – Construction on The Hill Center is Completed The Hill Center is the first new building on the Brooklyn Campus since 1965 and will be the first on-campus athletics venue.
August 26, 2014 Top 10 Moments: #2 – Brooklyn Sweeps Patchogue in East vs. West Tripleheader For the first time in the six-year history of the East vs. West rivalry, the Brooklyn campus swept the Long Island campus.
August 5, 2014 Top 10 Moments: #5 – Men's Basketball Crowned HVIAC Champions The Bears used a 19-2 first-half run to cruise to their third conference title in school history and first since 2010.
July 31, 2014 Summer Spotlight: Matt O'Neill, Men's Basketball and Soccer Get to know some of our student-athletes with our weekly Summer Spotlight.
July 10, 2014 Summer Spotlight: David Louison, Men's Basketball Get to know some of our student-athletes with our newest summer feature.
July 1, 2014 Twenty Student-Athletes Receive HVIAC Winter/Spring All-Academic Honors Twenty student-athletes were named to the 2014 Winter/Spring HVIAC All-Academic Team after demonstrating excellence both in the classroom and in the field of play.
May 21, 2014 Megafu and McNamee Named Student-Athletes of the Year as Athletic Department Celebrates Awards Night The Athletic Department wrapped up its 2013-14 athletic calendar hosting their Annual Awards Night on Tuesday evening. Men's basketball sophomore Michael Megafu and multi-sport senior Kelly McNamee were named the inaugural Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Year.
March 27, 2014 Men's and Women's Basketball Represented Well Among NCAA Statistical Leaders; Lady Bears Ranked No. 2 in Two Categories The St. Joseph's men's and women's basketball teams finished the 2013-14 campaign among the NCAA leaders in numerous statistical categories in the latest rankings released after the conclusion of the NCAA Championships
March 17, 2014 Megafu Tabbed to D3Hoops.com All-Atlantic Region Second Team Sophomore Michael Megafu became the first Bear ever to receive All-Atlantic Region honors in an announcement made by D3Hoops.com earlier today.
March 14, 2014 Louison and Megafu Named AD3I Co-Players of the Year; Cocozello Coach of the Year Junior David Louison and sophomore Michael Megafu were named AD3I Co-Players of the Year and members of the All-Independent First Team, while head coach Joseph Cocozello was tabbed Coach of the Year as the Association announced its All-Independent Teams. Junior Vernon Maddox was named to the Second Team while sophomore Matt O'Neill was an Honorable Mention selection.
March 5, 2014 Louison Repeats as USCAA First Team All-American, Megafu Receives Second Team Honors; Both Named All-Academic Junior David Louison is the second Bear to repeat as USCAA First Team All-American and first since Chris DiStefano in 2006. Sophomore Michael Megafu receives second team honors for the first time in his career.
February 28, 2014 Men's Basketball Interviewed on "BK Live" St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) head men's basketball coach Joseph Cocozello, junior forward David Louison and junior guard Vernon Maddox were interviewed by Micheal Bellamy about winning the 2014 HVIAC Championship on the February 28th sports segment of "BK Live" which appeared on the Brooklyn Independent Media channel.
February 18, 2014 Men's and Women's Basketball Rank Well Among NCAA Statistical Leaders At the conclusion of the HVIAC tournament, the men's and women's basketball teams are among the NCAA leaders in numerous statistical categories in the latest rankings released Monday, highlighted by Michael Megafu who ranks No. 3 in double-doubles and the Lady Bears who lead Division III in field goal percentage defense.
February 18, 2014 Louison, Megafu and Maddox HVIAC All-Conference Selections; Cocozello Coach of the Year Juniors David Louison and Vernon Maddox along with sophomore Michael Megafu were named to the HVIAC All-Conference Team, while head coach Joseph Cocozello was tabbed Coach of the Year after leading St. Joseph's to an undefeated record in the regular season.
February 18, 2014 Louison Crowned USCAA and AD3I Player of the Week Junior David Louison was named the USCAA and AD3I Player of the Week after leading St. Joseph's to a 3-0 mark and their first HVIAC Tournament title since the 2010 season.
February 16, 2014 Men's Basketball Crowned HVIAC Champs After Defeating Vaughn St. Joseph's earned their first HVIAC Tournament championship since 2010 with a 92-76 victory over Vaughn College on Sunday afternoon. The Bears were led by David Louison who recorded his 16th double-double and Michael Megafu who had 22 points.
February 15, 2014 Men's Basketball Secures Spot in HVIAC Championship Game With Win Over Albany Pharmacy St. Joseph's secured a 73-56 victory over the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in the semifinals of the HVIAC Tournament on Saturday afternoon. Both Michael Megafu and David Louison picked up double-doubles to lead the Bears.
February 12, 2014 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears at HVIAC Tournament St. Joseph's (16-9) plays in the HVIAC Tournament looking to clinch their first conference tournament title since the 2009-10 season. The Bears open the tournament with a matchup against Albany Pharmacy at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 15th at The College of New Rochelle.
February 11, 2014 Ortiz Has Career Game on Senior Night as Men's Basketball Bests John Jay Senior David Ortiz scored a career- and game-high 22 points, Michael Megafu and David Louison each post double-doubles as Bears (16-9) hang on for 70-67 win in the final home basketball game at Brooklyn Technical High School.
February 11, 2014 Megafu Awarded USCAA Player of the Week Sophomore Michael Megafu was named USCAA Player of the Week after leading St. Joseph's in scoring during a 2-1 week for the Bears.
February 11, 2014 Louison Tabbed AD3I Student-Athlete of the Month Junior David Louison was recognized as the AD3I Student-Athlete of the Month for the month of January after leading St. Joseph's in scoring during the month.
February 11, 2014 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears vs. John Jay St. Joseph's (15-9) concludes their regular season with a matchup against John Jay (8-13) for Senior Night on Tuesday, February 11th at 7:30 p.m.
February 8, 2014 Men's Basketball Completes Undefeated Season in HVIAC Play With Triumph at Culinary St. Joseph's (15-9, 7-0 HVIAC) overcame a slow start against the Culinary Institute of America (5-10, 1-5 HVIAC) to defeat the Steels 87-61 on Saturday afternoon, completing HVIAC play unbeaten for the first time since 2009-10. The Bears were led by Michael Megafu who recorded his 15th double-double of the season.
February 7, 2014 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears at Culinary St. Joseph's (14-9, 6-0 HVIAC) looks to conclude HVIAC undefeated as they travel upstate to take on the Culinary Institute of America (5-9, 1-4 HVIAC) on Saturday, February 8th at 1 p.m.
February 6, 2014 Men's Basketball Has Five-Game Winning Streak Halted by Staten Island St. Joseph's could not overcome 58.8 percent by Staten Island, falling 95-73 to the Dolphins on Thursday night, snapping their five-game winning streak. David Louison finished with his 13th double-double in a losing effort.
February 5, 2014 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears vs. Staten Island St. Joseph's (14-8) looks to end the College of Staten Island's (18-2) 17-game winning streak on Thursday, February 6th at 7:30 p.m. at Brooklyn Technical High School.
February 4, 2014 Men's Basketball Captures HVIAC Regular Season Title With Victory Over Sarah Lawrence St. Joseph's captured their first HVIAC regular season title since the 2009-10 season as they defeated Sarah Lawrence College, 92-75, on Tuesday night. The Bears were led by Michael Megafu, Matt O'Neill and David Louison who all recorded double-doubles.
February 4, 2014 Louison Anointed AD3I and HVIAC Player of the Week Junior David Louison received the AD3I and HVIAC men's basketball Player of the Week after leading St. Joseph's in scoring as the Bears went 4-0 during the week.
February 3, 2014 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears vs. Sarah Lawrence St. Joseph's (13-8) looks to secure the HVIAC regular season title with a victory over Sarah Lawrence College (8-11) on Tuesday, February 4th at 7:30 p.m. at Brooklyn Technical High School.
February 1, 2014 Men's Basketball Breezes Past Albany Pharmacy to Remain Unblemished in HVIAC Play Helped by the 11th double-double of the season by David Louison, St. Joseph's remained undefeated in league play and moved a season-high five games over .500 after defeating Albany Pharmacy, 71-53, on Alumni Day on Saturday.
January 31, 2014 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears vs. Albany Pharmacy St. Joseph's (12-8) takes on Albany Pharmacy (7-9) in a HVIAC matchup on Saturday, February 1st at 5 p.m. as part of Alumni Day, looking for their fourth win in a row.
January 30, 2014 Record Night at Charity Stripe Leads to Men's Basketball Victory Over Vaughn St. Joseph's set a school record in free throws made and attempted and Michael Megafu and David Louison recorded double-doubles as the Bears earned a 97-82 win over Vaughn to remain undefeated in HVIAC play on Thursday night.
January 30, 2014 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears vs. Vaughn St. Joseph's (11-8) looks to remain undefeated in HVIAC play, taking on Vaughn College (11-7) at Brooklyn Technical High School on Thursday, January 30th at 7:30 p.m.
January 28, 2014 Men's Basketball Thumps Pratt to Remain Unbeaten in HVIAC Play St. Joseph's had ten players record a made field goal, led by a game-high 18 points from Matt O'Neill, as the Bears won 70-25 in a HVIAC matchup at Pratt Institute on Tuesday night.
January 28, 2014 Louison Repeats as AD3I Player of the Week Junior David Louison was named the AD3I Player of the Week for the second week in a row after leading St. Joseph's in scoring during the week.
January 27, 2014 Men's Basketball Topples Medgar Evers With Second-Half Run St. Joseph's shot a season-high 54.7 percent and used a 20-1 run in the second half to defeat Medgar Evers, 97-74, on Monday night at the Cougars Cave. David Louison and Michael Megafu each recorded double-doubles to lead the way.
January 26, 2014 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears at Medgar Evers & Pratt St. Joseph's (9-8) looks to win back-to-back road games with wins against Medgar Evers College (2-16) on Monday, January 27th at 7 p.m. and Pratt Institute (4-6) on Tuesday, January 28th at 7:30 p.m.
January 24, 2014 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears at York St. Joseph's (9-7) looks to reach double-digit wins for the third consecutive year, facing York College (11-6) tonight in Jamaica at 7 p.m.
January 24, 2014 York Pulls Away From Men's Basketball With Second Half Surge St. Joseph's (9-8) shot 50 percent in the second half, but still couldn't keep pace with the Cardinals (12-6) who won their ninth out of their last ten games and snapped the Bears two-game winning streak. David Louison led all scorers with a 28-point, 11-rebound double-double.
January 23, 2014 Men's Basketball Fends Off Late Valley Forge Rally for Second Straight Win St. Joseph's defeated Valley Forge Christian College 82-76 on Thursday night for their second straight win. Michael Megafu led the way with his eighth straight double-double by way of 20 points and 12 rebounds.
January 21, 2014 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears at Valley Forge Christian St. Joseph's (8-7) travels to Pennsylvania on Wednesday, January 22nd, taking on Valley Forge Christian College (9-5) at 8 p.m. looking to win their second game in a row.
January 22, 2014 Basketball Doubleheader at Valley Forge Scheduled for Thursday The postponed men's and women's basketball doubleheader at Valley Forge Christian College originally scheduled for today has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 23rd.
January 21, 2014 Louison Dubbed AD3I and HVIAC Player of the Week Junior David Louison was named the AD3I and HVIAC Player of the Week after helping lead St. Joseph's to a victory over borough rivals Brooklyn College, scoring his 1,000th career point in the process.
January 18, 2014 Men's Basketball vs. John Jay Rescheduled to February 11th The Bears (8-7) home game vs. John Jay scheduled for this Saturday has been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 11th at 7:30 p.m. and will now be the team's Senior Night.
January 14, 2014 Megafu Crowned AD3I Player of the Week Sophomore Michael Megafu was named the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) Player of the Week after leading St. Joseph's with his sixth straight double-double against Vassar College on Tuesday.
January 13, 2014 Louison Scores 1000th Point, Megafu Records 7th Straight Double-Double as Men's Basketball Tops Brooklyn David Louison and Michael Megafu each recorded 30-point double-doubles as the Bears (8-7) defeated the Bulldogs (3-10) for the first time since 2006. Louison reached the 1000-point scoring mark in 71 games, while Megafu extended his double-double streak to seven games.
January 11, 2014 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears vs. Brooklyn St. Joseph's (7-7) looks to halt a two-game losing streak as they host borough rivals Brooklyn College (3-9) at Brooklyn Technical High School on Monday, January 13th at 9 p.m.
January 9, 2014 Louison Adds D3Hoops.com Team of the Week Honors to HVIAC Accolade Junior David Louison became the first Bear to receive D3Hoops.com Team of the Week honors averaging 24.5 points and 9.5 rebounds in games against CCNY and Drew last week. Louison was named Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week earlier this week.
January 8, 2014 Men's and Women's Basketball Among NCAA Leaders in Latest Rankings The St. Joseph's men's and women's basketball teams are among the NCAA leaders in several statistical categories in the latest rankings released earlier this week, highlighted by Michael Megafu who ranks No. 2 in double-doubles and the Lady Bears who stand at No. 3 in field goal percentage defense.
January 7, 2014 Men's Basketball Comeback Bid Comes Up Short At Vassar St. Joseph's suffered a 69-60 defeat to Vassar College on Tuesday night. The Bears trailed by as many as 20 points in the second half before cutting the lead to two late in the contest but the deficit proved too much to overcome. Sophomore Michael Megafu and junior David Louison each notched a double-double to lead the St. Joseph's attack.
January 7, 2014 Men's Basketball Alumnus Chris Distefano '06 Stars in Latest Jumpman Commercial With Carmelo Anthony Comedian and Bears Basketball alumnus Chris Distefano '06 can be seen in the latest Jumpman commercial with Carmelo Anthony promoting the NY Knicks star's new M10 sneakers.
January 7, 2014 Louison Declared HVIAC Player of the Week Junior David Louison was named HVIAC Player of the Week after leading St. Joseph's in scoring, recording a season-high 30 points against Drew University on Saturday.
January 6, 2014 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears at Vassar St. Joseph's (7-6) looks to rebound from a tough home loss as they head upstate to face Vassar College (7-1) on Tuesday, January 7th at 8 p.m.
January 4, 2014 Drew Stuns Men's Basketball Snapping Four-Game Streak Four Bears scored in double figures led by a 30-point effort from David Louison and a double-double from Michael Megafu, but Drew (6-5) overcame a 12-point deficit with 4:52 remaining snapped the Bears (7-6) four-game winning streak and handed them their first home loss of the season.
January 3, 2014 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears vs. Drew St. Joseph's (7-5) looks to begin the New Year with a bang as they take on Drew University (5-5) at Brooklyn Technical High School on Saturday, January 4th with tip-off set for 5 p.m.
December 31, 2013 Louison Named AD3I and HVIAC Player of the Week Junior David Louison was named AD3I and HVIAC Player of the Week after helping lead St. Joseph's to a victory over HVIAC rivals Berkeley College at the Barclays Center.
December 30, 2013 Men's Basketball Ekes Out Overtime Win Over CCNY St. Joseph's earned an 87-84 overtime win over CCNY on Monday evening to close out 2013 on a four-game winning streak. The Bears were led by Michael Megafu and David Louison who each recorded a double-double.
December 30, 2013 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears at CCNY St. Joseph's (6-5) looks to conclude 2013 on a four-game winning streak as they travel to CCNY (2-4) for a 5 p.m. tip-off.
December 27, 2013 Men's Basketball Moves Above .500 Downing Berkeley at the Barclays David Louison scored 29 points – 18 in the 1st half – and Michael Megafu recorded his sixth double-double of the season with 18 points and game-high 10 rebounds as the Bears (6-5) played their first game at the Barclays Center and extended their winning streak to three.
December 27, 2013 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears vs. Berkeley St. Joseph's (5-5) looks to move over .500 for the first time this season as they take on HVIAC rivals Berkeley College (5-4) at the Barclays Center on Friday, December 27th at 3 p.m.
December 24, 2013 Megafu and Escobedo Rack Up Awards From AD3I and HVIAC Sophomore Michael Megafu was named the AD3I and HVIAC men's basketball Player of the Week while freshman teammate Francisco Escobedo was named HVIAC Rookie of the Week after the duo helped lead the Bears to a victory over archrivals St. Joseph's (L.I.).
December 21, 2013 Men's Basketball Clinches Sweep of Rival Golden Eagles In Thriller Michael Megafu recorded his fifth double-double of the season with 27 points and 10 rebounds leading the Bears to their second straight victory over St. Joseph's (Long Island), 80-77.
December 19, 2013 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears vs. St. Joseph's (L.I.) The Bears (4-5) look to level their record on the year facing sibling rivals St. Joseph's (L.I.) (2-6) as part of the "East vs. West" Tripleheader at Brooklyn Technical High School with tip-off set for 7:30 p.m.
December 17, 2013 Louison Receives AD3I and HVIAC Player of the Week Honors Junior David Louison was named the AD3I and HVIAC Player of the Week after recording his fourth double-double of the year helping lead St. Joseph's to a 79-54 victory over NYU-Poly.
December 17, 2013 Megafu Secures AD3I Male Student-Athlete of the Month Accolade Sophomore Michael Megafu was named AD3I Male Student-Athlete of the Month for the month of November after leading St. Joseph's in points and rebounding, scoring in double figures in all five games for the Bears.
December 10, 2013 Men's Basketball Cruises to Home Win Over NYU-Poly Matt O'Neill's 18 points paced four Bears in double figures to lead the Bears (4-5) to a 79-54 win over NYU-Poly at home. David Louison and Michael Megafu each recorded their fourth double-doubles of the season.
December 10, 2013 "Currents News": St. Joe's Basketball Has 4 St. Edmund's Eagles Jim Mancari of "Currents" news show reports on the four players on the men's basketball team that played their high school ball at St. Edmund Prep in Sheepshead Bay -- David Louison, Matt O'Neill, Greg Beehler and Chris Labady. Aired: Monday, December 9th.
December 10, 2013 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears vs. NYU-Poly St. Joseph's (3-5) looks to bounce back from a 69-57 loss to Hunter College facing fellow Brooklyn school NYU-Poly (2-5) on Tuesday at Brooklyn Technical High School with tip-off set for 7:30 p.m.
December 6, 2013 Men's Basketball Stymied by Hot-Shooting Hunter St. Joseph's dropped a 69-57 decision to Hunter College on Friday night as the Hawks celebrated homecoming. The Bears were led by David Louison who notched his third double-double of the year and Vernon Maddox and Matt O'Neill who each chipped in 13 points apiece.
December 5, 2013 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears vs. Hunter St. Joseph's (3-4) looks to continue their winning ways as they travel to Manhattan for a matchup against Hunter College (3-4) on Friday, December 6th at 8 p.m. The Bears will try to get back to .500 against a Hawks squad that snapped a three-game losing streak on Wednesday.
December 6, 2013 Men's Basketball Home Game vs. NYU-Poly Rescheduled to Tuesday 12/10 The home game vs. NYU-Poly, originally scheduled for Monday, December 9th, has been rescheduled to Tuesday, December 10th at 7:30 p.m. at Brooklyn Technical High School.
December 4, 2013 Ticket Information for Men's Basketball at Barclays Center A limited amount of tickets are available for purchase on a first-come, first-served basis for the Friday, December 27th game vs. HVIAC rivals Berkeley College played as a day-night doubleheader followed by the Brooklyn Nets vs. Milwaukee Bucks.
December 3, 2013 King's Bounced From Men Basketball's Block Party in Home Opener St. Joseph's set a school record with nine rejections on their way to a convincing 90-39 victory over The King's College on Tuesday night at Brooklyn Technical High School in their HVIAC and home openers. The Bears were paced by four players in double figures led by junior Vernon Maddox who had a game-high 15 points.
December 3, 2013 Megafu Collects HVIAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week Honors Sophomore Michael Megafu was named the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC) men's basketball Player of the Week after leading the St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) men's basketball team in scoring and rebounding during the week.
December 2, 2013 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears vs. King's St. Joseph's opens their 2013-14 home and HVIAC slates with a 9 p.m. matchup against The King's College at Brooklyn Technical High School looking to bounce back from a pair of losses to 2013 USCAA Tournament qualifiers Southern Virginia University and The Apprentice School over the weekend.
December 1, 2013 Men's Basketball Falls to Apprentice Second Half Rally David Louison and Michael Megafu each recorded double-doubles but the Bears (2-4) couldn't hold off a surging Apprentice who staged a second-half rally to erase a Bears nine-point lead and take a 62-56 victory.
November 30, 2013 Men's Basketball Sets Team Block Record in Loss to Southern Virginia Michael Megafu had 18 points, seven rebounds and four blocks leading three Bears in double figures and helping the Bears set a team single-game blocks record, but St. Josephs (2-3) fell to Southern Virginia, 69-54, to open their southern weekend swing.
November 29, 2013 Time Change for Tuesday's Hoops Home Opener vs. King's The HVIAC basketball doubleheader vs. The King's College at Brooklyn Technical High School will now start at 7 p.m. with the Lady Bears meeting the Lady Lions followed by the Bears vs. the Lions at 9 p.m.
November 29, 2013 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears at Southern Virginia & Apprentice The Bears (2-2) head south to Virginia for a pair of matchups against fellow 2013 USCAA National Championship qualifiers in Southern Virginia University and The Apprentice School.
November 26, 2013 Megafu Receives USCAA and AD3I Men's Basketball Player of the Week Awards Sophomore Michael Megafu was tabbed the United States Collegiate Athletic Association and Association of Division III Independents men's basketball Player of the Week after averaging a double-double in helping lead St. Joseph's to a 1-1 mark at the University of Dallas Classic.
November 23, 2013 Men's Basketball Concludes Texas Trip With Triumph Over Austin St. Joseph's defeated Austin College, 73-70, in their final game at the University of Dallas Classic on Saturday afternoon. The Bears were led by junior David Louison who had a team-high 21 points to go along with seven rebounds.
November 22, 2013 Men's Basketball Drop Nail-biter to Dallas to Open Texas Swing Michael Megafu posted his second straight double-double (18 pts, 13 reb) and Vernon Maddox added 13 points, but a game-tying three-point attempt from Ian Duff at the buzzer wouldn't fall and the Bears (1-2) fell 55-52 to the University of Dallas.
November 21, 2013 Men's Basketball Gameday: Bears at University of Dallas Classic The Bears (1-1) make their first trip ever to the lone star state facing the University of Dallas (1-1) and Austin College (1-0) in the University of Dallas Classic on Friday and Saturday.
November 16, 2013 Men's Basketball Notches First Win of Season Defeating Centenary at CMSV Tip-Off David Louison (19 pts, 12 reb) and Michael Megafu (11 pts, 10 reb) each recorded their first double-doubles of the season powering the Bears to a 64-49 victory for third place at the College of Mount Saint Vincent Tip-Off Tournament.
November 15, 2013 Men's Basketball Suffers Loss in Final Seconds to Trinity (Conn.) in Season Opener St. Joseph's dropped a 63-62 decision to Trinity College (Conn.) on a layup with eight seconds left in their 2013-14 season opener on Friday. The Bears were led by David Louison who had a game-high 17 points while Michael Megafu and Ian Duff each chipped in 12 points.
November 6, 2013 St. Joseph's Sends Three to NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum Softball senior outfielder Christina Quintana, men's basketball sophomore forward Michael Megafu and sports information intern Kyle Goodhart will represent St. Joseph's at the NCAA forum in Providence, R.I. from November 7-10.
October 23, 2013 Barclays Center Game, Dallas Trip Highlight 2013-14 Men's Basketball Schedule A game at the Barclays Center and trips to Dallas and Virginia and 12 home games highlight the 2013-14 men's basketball schedule released today by head coach Joseph Cocozello.
September 30, 2013 Men's and Women's Basketball to Hold Informational Meetings All men and women who would like to play on either the men's or women's basketball team are invited to attend informational meetings about tryouts this week
September 17, 2013 Bears Alumni Chris Distefano '06 and Lukasz Cygan '07 Featured in Latest SJCNY Magazine; Distefano to Perform at Common Hour Chris Distefano '06, one of the most prolific scorers in SJC basketball history and cast member on MTV's Guy Code and Girl Code, will perform live during common hour on Tuesday, September 17 in the Tuohy Auditorium.
August 7, 2013 Top 10 Moments: #3 – Men's Basketball Shocks Patchogue in Double OT; Caps Campaign With USCAA Berth Powered by the first 30-20 game in SJC history by Michael Megafu, the Bears defeated sibling rivals St. Joseph's (Long Island) in double OT, 90-87. The win helped propel the team to their first USCAA National Championships appearance since 2007
July 25, 2013 Varsity Sports to Compete in New Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All 13 SJC varsity sports will now compete under the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference starting this Fall.
July 17, 2013 Top 10 Moments: #6 – Bears and Lady Bears Athletes Recognized For Outstanding Seasons The 2012-13 sports season at SJC concluded with many accolades for our student-athletes. No. 6 on our countdown is honors five of these athletes for their standout performances from the last year.
July 2, 2013 Five Bears Named to HVMAC Winter/Spring All-Academic Team David Louison, John Moore and Matthew Marino from basketball and Raul Urshela and Javier Bosque from volleyball have been named to the 2013 HVMAC Winter/Spring All-Academic Team.
June 19, 2013 Former Hoops Star Chris Distefano Performing on Thursday’s "Late Show with David Letterman" Chris Distefano '06, an 1865-point scorer for the Bears basketball team and accomplished comic who has appeared in the top comedy clubs in New York City and a cast member on MTV's hit show "GuyCode", will be David Letterman's guest on "Late Show"
May 31, 2013 Congratulations to the Graduating Student-Athletes from the Class of 2013 The Athletics Department would like to congratulate its student-athletes from the 2013 graduating class.
March 13, 2013 Megafu Named AD3I Rookie of the Year, Cocozello Coach of the Year as Four Bears Land on All-Independent Teams Freshman Michael Megafu was named AD3I Rookie of the Year and First Team All-Independent while sophomore David Louison was also named to the First Team. Coach Joseph Cocozello was named Coach of the Year and senior Jan Rogowski and freshman Matt O'Neill both earned Second Team All-Independent Honors.
March 12, 2013 Louison Earns February AD3I Student-Athlete of the Month Honors Sophomore David Louison was named the Association of Division III Independents Student-Athlete of the Month for the month of February after averaging a double-double during the month while recording his 13th and 14th double-doubles of the season.
February 28, 2013 Bears Second-Half Rally Falls Short to Lindenwood-Belleville in USCAA Consolation The Bears shrank a 22-point deficit to three points with one minute to play, but #8 St. Joseph's fell to #4 Lindenwood-Belleville 81-74 on Thursday afternoon in their USCAA consolation game closing the season at 16-13. Jan Rogowski led SJC with 16 points. David Louison recorded his 14th double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Michael Megafu had 15 points and eight rebounds.
February 27, 2013 Hot-Shooting Rochester Ends Bears USCAA Tournament Run #8 St. Joseph's (16-12) couldn't play Cinderella against #1 Rochester in the first round of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Tournament falling 75-53 in the Bears' first appearance in the Championships since 2007. Senior Jan Rogowski led the Bears with 12 points and Matt O'Neill netted 10 points.
February 28, 2013 Bears USCAA National Championships Central The Bears conclude their 2012-13 campaign in a consolation game at the USCAA National Championships vs. Lindenwood University-Belleville on Thursday morning at 11:15 a.m. Everything you need to follow them live will be posted on this page.
February 26, 2013 Louison's USCAA All-American & All-Academic Selection Highlights Four Receiving USCAA Year-End Honors David Louison becomes the first Bear since 2007 to receive All-American and the third student-athlete in SJC history to receive both USCAA All-American and All-Academic Honors. Michael Megafu received All-American Honorable Mention. John Moore and Matt Marino received All-Academic honors for the second time in their career.
February 20, 2013 Bears Receive Bid to 2013 USCAA National Championships The Bears will make their first appearance in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) National Championships since 2007 and will enter as the No. 8 seed drawing No. 1 Rochester College in the opening round on Wednesday, February 27th.
February 18, 2013 Rogowski, Louison and Megafu HVMAC All-Conference Selections, Cocozello Coach of the Year After finishing runner-up in both the Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference regular season and HVMAC Tournament, Jan Rogowski, David Louison and Michael Megafu have been named to the All-Conference Team while Joseph Cocozello has been tabbed HVMAC Coach of the Year
February 17, 2013 Bears Comeback Bid Falls Short in HVMAC Title Game After erasing an 18-point deficit and building a four-point lead with five minutes to play, St. Joseph's (16-11) fell to rivals Berkeley, 71-67, in the 2013 Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference Championship. David Louison scored a game-high 20 points and Michael Megafu recorded his 15th double-double of the season with 18 points and 13 rebounds.
February 12, 2013 Bears Conclude Regular Season with Impressive Win over Pratt St. Joseph's (15-10, 5-1) will carry a five-game winning streak into the upcoming HVMAC tournament, bypassing Pratt Institute 81-38. The Bears shot 50 percent for the contest led by Thomas Karasinski's career-high six trifectas and team-high 18 points.
February 16, 2013 Bears Overwhelm Albany Pharmacy, Move into HVMAC Championship St. Joseph's (16-10) led from start to finish and won their sixth-straight game to reach their eighth consecutive Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference title game playing Berkeley tomorrow at 2 pm. David Ortiz had a career-high-tying 16 points and Ian Duff added 12 points.
February 12, 2013 Louison Nabs AD3I and HVMAC Player of the Week Honors Sophomore David Louison was named the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) and Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference (HVMAC) Player of the Week after securing his second 20-point, 20-rebound performance of the season in helping lead the St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) men's basketball team to a 2-0 record.
February 10, 2013 Bears Win Fourth Straight With Senior Day Win Over Lancaster Bible David Louison posted his second 20-point, 20-rebound game of the season and senior Thomas Karasinski drained four three-pointers on Senior Day leading St. Joseph’s (14-10) to a 73-61 victory over Lancaster Bible College.
February 8, 2013 Senior Nights Rescheduled Due to Winter Storm Due to the effects of the impending winter storm, please take note of the following changes for events scheduled for this weekend. Lady Bears senior night has been postponed. Bears, Dance & Step senior day moved to Sunday at 2 p.m.
February 8, 2013 USCAA Basketball Coaches Polls Update - Week 11 The latest United States Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Coaches' Polls released today has the Bears holding on to the No. 9 spot, while the Lady Bears inch up one spot to No. 14.
February 6, 2013 Bears Defeat Vaughn, Move into 2nd Place in HVMAC Jan Rogowski scored 19 points leading three Bears in double figures and Michael Megafu secured 17 rebounds leading St. Joseph's (13-10, 4-1) to a 66-48 conference victory over Vaughn College
February 5, 2013 Megafu Named HVMAC Rookie of the Week for Third Time Michael Megafu was named Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week for the third time this season after securing his 13th double-double of the season in helping lead the Bears to a pair of conference wins over Sarah Lawrence and Albany Pharmacy.
February 2, 2013 Bears Overwhelm Albany Pharmacy, Win Second-Straight HVMAC Tilt Jan Rogowski led five Bears in double figures draining five three-pointers scoring a game-high-tying 17 points as St. Joseph's (12-10, 3-1 HVMAC) captured a convincing 81-61 victory over Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. David Louison added 16 points and Michael Megafu notched his 13th double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds.
February 1, 2013 USCAA Basketball Coaches Polls Update - Week 10 The latest United States Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Coaches' Polls released today has the Bears sliding one spot to No. 9 while the Lady Bears remain at No. 14.
January 30, 2013 Bears Defense Clamps Down in Triumph Over Sarah Lawrence The Bears defense swiped 21 steals and held the Gryphons to opponent season lows in scoring and field-goal percentage as St. Joseph's (11-10, 2-1 HVMAC) cruised to a 71-20 triumph over Sarah Lawrence. David Louison scored a game-high 17 points and Michael Megafu tallied 12 points.
January 29, 2013 O'Neill Takes Home AD3I and HVMAC Player of the Week Honors Freshman Matt O'Neill was named the Association of Division III Independents and Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference Player of the Week after flirting with a near triple-double (11 points, 9 steals, 7 assists) against The King's College while setting a new career-high with 27 points against HVMAC rival Berkeley College.
January 26, 2013 O'Neill's Career-High 27 Falls Short as Berkeley Edges Out Bears in Final Seconds Freshman Matt O’Neill tallied a career- and game-high 27 points, including a trifecta that tied the game with 19 seconds left, but the St. Joseph’s fell to HVMAC rivals Berkeley, 76-74, on a tough shot with three seconds remaining.
January 25, 2013 USCAA Basketball Coaches Polls Update - Week 9 The latest United States Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Coaches' Polls released today has the Bears remaining at No. 8 for the third straight week and the Lady Bears falling one spot to No. 14.
January 23, 2013 Louison's 20-and-20 Not Enough As Bears Fall to Brooklyn College Despite David Louison's 20-point, 20-rebound double-double (12th of the season) and Matt O'Neill's career-high 20 points, Brooklyn College used an 11-0 second-half run to hand St. Joseph's (10-9) an 85-76 loss at home on Wednesday.
January 21, 2013 Bears Overwhelm King’s; Explode for School-Record 114 Points All 13 Bears recorded a field goal and six finished in double figures as St. Joseph’s (10-8) snapped a three-game skid with a 114-61 road victory over The King’s College. David Louison (15 pts, 10 reb) and Michael Megafu (12 pts, 10 reb) each notched their 11th double-doubles.
January 19, 2013 John Jay Downs Bears With Hot-Shooting Second Half David Ortiz scored a career-high 16 points and Vernon Maddox added 10 points and dished out four assists, but John Jay shot 54 percent in the second half and used a 7-0 run to pull away from St. Joseph's (9-8) and hand them a 79-68 road loss on Saturday. Michael Megafu and Matt O'Neill added nine points each.
January 18, 2013 Bears Ranked Top 10 Among Division III Statistical Leaders In the latest NCAA Division III statistical rankings for games played through January 17, David Louison and Michael Megafu were ranked tied for No. 3 in double-doubles and ranked No. 4 and No. 5, respectively, in rebounding.
January 18, 2013 USCAA Basketball Coaches Polls Update - Week 8 The latest United States Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Coaches' Polls released today has the Bears remaining at No. 8 and the Lady Bears moving up three spots to No. 13.
January 17, 2013 NYU-Poly Stuns Bears With Come-From-Behind Victory Michael Megafu recorded his 10th double-double of the season with 15 points and 13 rebounds and Vernon Maddox added 13 points, but NYU-Poly sank their final 11 free throws to outscore St. Joseph's (9-7) 11-3 over the final 3:25 to complete a 71-63 comeback win.
January 16, 2013 Louison Earns Third AD3I Player of the Week Honors Sophomore David Louison was named the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) men's basketball Player of the Week after recording his eighth and ninth double-doubles on the season ranking tied for fourth in Division III. Louison averaged 15.7 ppg and 11.7 rebounds over a three-game stretch for the Bears.
January 16, 2013 O'Neill Named HVMAC Rookie of the Week Freshman Matt O'Neill was named Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week averaging 14.0 points per game while shooting 43 percent from beyond the arc during the three-game stretch for St. Joseph's
January 14, 2013 Medgar Evers Holds Off Last Minute Bears Comeback Bid Jan Rogowski scored a season-high 20 points, David Louison notched his 10th double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds as the Bears (9-6) nearly erased a 12-point deficit with four minutes to play pulling within three in the final minute, before suffering a 75-70 setback to Medgar Evers College.
January 12, 2013 Bears Dice Culinary in HVMAC Opener Six Bears scored in double figures led by the ninth double-doubles of the season from David Louison (11 pts, 13 reb) and Michael Megafu (15 pts, 10 reb) as St. Joseph's (9-5, 1-0 HVMAC) cruised past Culinary, 95-51, snapping a two-game skid. John Moore (pictured) set a new Bears single-game block record with five rejections.
January 11, 2013 USCAA Basketball Coaches Polls Update - Week 7 The latest United States Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Coaches' Polls released today has both teams slipping one spot. Bears now No. 8, Lady Bears now No. 16.
January 10, 2013 Bears Seek First Win of 2013 Tonight in Staten Island St. Joseph's (8-4) looks to rebound from a disappointing loss on Monday taking on the College of Staten Island (8-2) on the road tonight at 7:30 pm. Fans can listen to the game live on WSIA radio 88.9 FM or www.wsia.fm.
January 10, 2013 Bears Stymied by Staten Island in Road Loss David Louison and Matt O'Neill each scored 18 points as St. Joseph's (8-5) dropped their second straight game to open the new year, falling 80-68 to cross-borough rivals the College of Staten Island on Thursday night.
January 9, 2013 Retas and Megafu Named AD3I Student-Athletes of the Month Lady Bears sophomore forward Samantha Retas and Bears freshman forward Michael Megafu have been selected as the Association of Division III (AD3I) Student-Athletes of the Month for December
January 8, 2013 USCAA Basketball Coaches Polls Update - Week 6 The latest United States Collegiate Athletic Association Coaches' Polls released on Friday has the Bears remaining at No. 7 and the Lady Bears inching up one spot to No. 15.
January 7, 2013 Bears Back in Action Tonight at Drew University The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) men’s basketball team opens the second half of their schedule with a non-conference road tilt against Drew University tonight in Madison, N.J. starting at 7 p.m.
January 7, 2013 Bears Open 2013 With Road Loss to Drew David Louison (18 pts, 13 reb) and Michael Megafu (12 pts, 11 reb) both recorded their eighth double-doubles of the season, but the Bears (8-4) got off to a slow start to open 2013, falling behind early and unable to close the gap in a 75-64 loss to Drew University.
December 23, 2012 Men's Basketball Team Featured in Staten Island Advance Head coach and Staten Island native Joseph Cocozello and the men's basketball team were recently featured in the Sunday, December 23rd edition of the Staten Island Advance
December 22, 2012 USCAA Basketball Coaches Polls Update - Week 5 The latest United States Collegiate Athletic Association Coaches' Polls released on Friday has the Bears now sitting alone at No. 7 and the Lady Bears creeping up one spot to No. 16.
December 19, 2012 Megafu Collects AD3I Player and HVMAC Rookie of the Week Honors Freshman guard/forward Michael Megafu repeats as Association of Division III Independents Player of the Week and earns his second Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week award.
December 15, 2012 Bears and Lady Bears Continue to Climb USCAA Basketball Coaches Polls The latest United States Collegiate Athletic Association Coaches' Polls released on Friday has the Bears and Lady Bears each moving up three spots; the Bears now ranked tied for No. 7 and the Lady Bears sit at No. 17.
December 12, 2012 Louison Tabbed AD3I Student-Athlete of the Month Sophomore forward David Louison was named the Association of Division III Independents Student-Athlete of the Month for November after averaging 12 points and 14 rebounds per game in leading helping lead the Bears to a 5-2 record matching their best start in school history.
December 11, 2012 Megafu Sweeps Men's Basketball Player of the Week Honors Freshman guard/forward Michael Megafu was named United States Collegiate Athletic Association and Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference men's basketball Player of the Week after recording the first 30-point, 20-rebound game in St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) history leading the Bears to a 90-87, double overtime win against sibling rival St. Joseph's College (Long Island).
December 11, 2012 Louison & Megafu Sit Atop the Division III Statistical Leaders in Double-Doubles In the latest NCAA Division III national statistical rankings released today, sophomore David Louison and freshman Michael Megafu were ranked one-two in double-doubles for games played through Sunday, December 9th.
December 10, 2012 Bears and Lady Bears Move Up USCAA Coaches Polls The latest United States Collegiate Athletic Association Coaches' Polls released on Friday has the Bears cracking the Top 10, moving five spots up to No. 10, while the Lady Bears enter the poll for the first week at No. 20.
December 10, 2012 Bears Strike Down Lightning, Finish First Half of Schedule 8-3 Following up his 30 & 20 effort, freshman Michael Megafu recorded his seventh double-double of the season with game highs of 21 points and 18 rebounds to lead the Bears (8-3) to a 65-56 victory over Lehman College. Matt O'Neill poured in a career-high 19 points with six rebounds and six steals.
December 7, 2012 Megafu Records First-Ever 30 and 20 to Lead Bears to Double Overtime Victory over St. Joseph's (L.I.) Freshman Michael Megafu shot a blistering 82 percent to turn in 31 points and grabbed 20 rebounds to lead three Bears with double-double efforts in a 90-87 double overtime victory over sibling rivals St. Joseph's College (Long Island), David Louison (16 pts, 14 reb) and Emitt Hightower (10 pts, 11 reb) also contributed double-doubles to the victory.
December 4, 2012 Bears Ground Raptors in 2012 Home Finale, 75-58 David Louison fell one rebound shy of his seventh double-double scoring a game-high 14 points, leading three Bears in double figures during a dominating home win of Bard College. Michael Megafu registered his fifth double-double (12 pts, 13 reb) and David Ortiz poured in 11 points for the Bears who have won four of their last five.
December 4, 2012 David Louison Repeats as AD3I Player of the Week Sophomore forward David Louison was named Association of Division III Independents men's basketball Player of the Week after recording three double-doubles leading St. Joseph's to a 2-1 record over the past week.
December 1, 2012 Bears Comeback Bid to York Falls Short Ending Three-Game Streak The Bears nearly overcame a 19-point deficit pulling within two in the final minute, but couldn't overtake the Cardinals falling 76-72 on Saturday. Four Bears finished in double-figures led by David Louison (14 pts, 13 reb) and Michael Megafu (10 pts, 13 reb) who each turned in double-double efforts.
November 30, 2012 Bears Knock Off USCAA No. 7 Ranked Apprentice in Thriller, 64-61 Michael Megafu made a pair of free throws with :08.7 left to erase a nine-point second-half deficit and help the Bears outscore the Builders 12-0 over the final 5:27 en route to a 64-61 victory in a USCAA battle. Jan Rogowski netted a game-high 17 points with five three-pointers and David Louison recorded his fifth double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds.
November 27, 2012 Louison Earns AD3I Player of the Week Honors Sophomore forward David Louison was named Association of Division III Independents men's basketball Player of the Week after recording a pair of double-doubles leading St. Joseph's to a third place finish in the Gallaudet Thanksgiving Tournament.
November 27, 2012 Bears Survive Late Dolphin Surge to Win Second Straight David Louison recorded his fourth double-double (13 pts, 16 reb) and had a key block in the waning seconds to help the Bears capture a 68-66 victory over Mount Saint Vincent. Four Bears finished in double figures with David Ortiz scoring a team-high 14 points and Vernon Maddox and Jan Rogowski chipping in 13 points each.
November 24, 2012 Hot Second Half Leads Bears to Comeback Win Over Gallaudet David Louison (16 pts, 11 reb) and Michael Megafu (14 pts, 12 reb) each recorded double-doubles helping the Bears erase a seven-point halftime deficit, to earn 3rd place at the Gallaudet University Holiday Tournament with a 63-57 win over the host Bisons. Louison was named to the All-Tournament Team.
November 23, 2012 Bears Squander 13-Point Halftime Lead in Loss to Valley Forge Four Bears scored in double-figures led by David Louison's near double-double (12 pts, 9 reb) but couldn't keep pace with Valley Forge's 64% second-half shooting, dropping a 68-63 decision in the opening round of the Gallaudet University Holiday Tournament. Jan Rogowski, Vernon Maddox and Emitt Hightower added 10 points each.
November 20, 2012 Bears Defeat Vassar in Home Opener, 63-56 David Louison recorded his second double-double of the season with game highs of 17 points and 14 rebounds leading St. Joseph's (2-1) to a 63-56 victory over Vassar College in their 2012 home opener.
November 20, 2012 Megafu Tabbed HVMAC Basketball Rookie of the Week Freshman Michael Megafu was named Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference Basketball Rookie of the Week after recording a pair of double-doubles in leading the Bears to a runner-up finish at the Regis Tip-Off Tournament over the weekend.
November 17, 2012 Panthers Outlast Bears in Regis Tournament Championship Freshman Michael Megafu turned in his second-straight double-double (19 points, 11 rebounds) and David Louison secured a game-high 17 boards, Purchase College pulled away from St. Joseph's in the overtime period of the Regis Tip-Off Tournament Championship, handing the Bears their first loss of the season, 83-74.
November 16, 2012 Bears Basketball Victorious Over Regis in Season Opener Four Bears scored in double figures highlighted by double-doubles from David Louison (10 pts, 17 reb) and freshman Michael Megafu (16 pts, 10 reb) to lead St. Joseph's (1-0) to a 70-59 road win over Regis College on Friday night in the Regis Tip-Off Tournament opener.
October 8, 2012 2012-13 Bears Basketball Schedule Released Trips to the Boston, Mass. and Washington, D.C. areas and 12 home games highlight the 2012-13 men’s basketball schedule released today by head coach Joseph Cocozello.
September 18, 2012 Basketball, Softball, Swimming & Wrestling Informational Meetings Mandatory meetings for all men and women interested in participating on the basketball, softball, swimming or wrestling teams will take place this week and next. Read the article for specific dates, times and locations.
July 11, 2012 Top 10 Moments: #7 - Louison's Outstanding Rookie Campaign Nets Rookie of the Year Honors Bears basketball freshman forward David Louison assembled an impressive rookie season that will go down in the Bears records books and helped him earn one of the highest honors ever received by a Bear.
July 3, 2012 Top 10 Moments: #8 – Multi-Purpose Facility Construction Commences After years of waiting by the SJC Brooklyn community, construction on a new multi-purpose facility commenced on May 22, 2012. The new facility will house NCAA-regulation basketball and volleyball courts, a fitness center and locker rooms, and will be the first true on-campus athletics venue in the Brooklyn campus' history.
June 27, 2012 Top 10 Moments: #9 – 2011-12, One For The Record Books... Our second weekly installment of our Top 10 list looks back at the collection of individual accomplishments over the past year.
March 13, 2012 Louison Tabbed D3hoops.com Atlantic Region Rookie of the Year Freshman forward David Louison has been named the D3hoops.com 2012 Atlantic Region Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Year and becomes the first Bear or Lady Bear in any sport to receive a major year-end accolade from D3Hoops.com or related D3Sports.com network sites.
March 12, 2012 Louison Receives USCAA Honorable Mention; Moore & Marino Named All-Academic David Louison adds USCAA All-American Honorable Mention honors to his list of accolades this season and sophomores John Moore and Matt Marino receive National All-Academic Team recognition for the first time in their careers
March 7, 2012 Louison, Cocozello Highlight AD3I Men's Basketball Year End Honors Freshman David Louison was named AD3I Rookie of the Year and First Team All-Independent and coach Joseph Cocozello was named Coach of the Year. Senior Justin Gist and Jan Rogowski both earned Second Team All-Independent honors.
February 23, 2012 Gist, Louison HVMAC All-Conference Selections, Cocozello Coach of the Year Justin Gist picked up his third HVMAC All-Conference award and David Louison the first of his career. Head Coach Joseph Cocozello was named the HVMAC Coach of the Year for the fourth time in his career after the Bears' winning-est season in five years and seventh straight Conference championship game appearance.
February 19, 2012 Bears Comeback Bid Against Berkeley Falls Short in HVMAC Championship Junior Jan Rogowski (25 pts, 12 reb) and freshman David Louison (16 pts, 12 reb) each record double-doubles in HVMAC Championship but Bears late rally - trimming a 20 point deficit to four -- falls short, as St. Joseph's drops 91-84 decision to Berkeley
February 18, 2012 Bears Defeat Vaughn; Advance to HVMAC Championship Game Senior Justin Gist tallied 15 points and freshman David Louison recorded his ninth double-double of the season with 13 points and game-high 13 rebounds leading the Bears to a 89-64 victory over Vaughn and earning a spot in the HVMAC title game.
February 14, 2012 Louison, Rogowski Earn AD3I Player of the Week Honors Freshman David Louison and junior Jan Rogowski have been named the AD3I Player of the Week for the weeks ending January 29th and February 12th, respectively.
February 14, 2012 Staten Island Too Much for Bears to Handle on Senior Night Seniors Justin Gist scored 18 points and Antoine Forehand added 12 points in their final home game in a Bears uniform, but it was not enough against the top team in the Atlantic region as Staten Island broke open a three-point game at halftime and handed the Bears a 76-54 loss on Senior Night.
February 10, 2012 Bears Pull Away from Lancaster Bible With Hot Shooting Second Half Juniors Jan Rogowski and Thomas Karasinski combined to drain 10 three-pointers and the Bears shot 52 percent in the second half to break open a one-point game at halftime and take a 75-52 win over Lancaster Bible College.
February 8, 2012 Jassiel Ferrer Named HVMAC Rookie of the Week Freshman Jassiel Ferrer's first career double-double nets HVMAC Rookie of the Week selection.
February 7, 2012 Bears Extend Streak to Three With Triumph Over Pratt Justin Gist had 16 points, David Louison added 11 and John Moore grabbed a game and career-high 13 rebounds as the Bears defeated Pratt 85-54 on Tuesday night to extend their win streak to three games and secure a spot in the HVMAC tournament
February 4, 2012 Bears Defeat Albany Pharmacy to Complete Sweep on Alumni Night BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) men’s basketball team cruised to a 62-43 Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference victory over the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in the nightcap of the Alumni, Family & Friends Doubleheader on Saturday night at Brooklyn Technical High School.
February 1, 2012 Bears Set Career Highs in Triumph Over Sarah Lawrence BROOKLYN, NY – Led by a career-high 17 points from Matt Marino (Fort Wayne, IN/Rutherford) and the first career double-double for Jassiel Ferrer (Brooklyn, NY/NEST+M), the St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) men’s basketball team snapped their four-game skid cruising to a 101-34 Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference win over Sarah Lawrence College on Wednesday night.
January 29, 2012 Medgar Evers Defeats Bears With Strong Second Half BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team suffered their fourth straight loss dropping an 84-66 decision to borough rivals Medgar Evers College in a non-conference tilt on Sunday afternoon. David Louison tallied 19 points with eight rebounds and Jan Rogowski netted 18 point
January 26, 2012 Vaughn Shocks Bears At Home BROOKLYN, NY – Vaughn College outscored the St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) men’s basketball team 8-2 in the final three minutes to hand the Bears a 67-64 setback on Thursday night in a HVMAC game at Brooklyn Technical High School. David Louison led all scorers with 22 points and eight rebound
January 21, 2012 Rogowski, Karasinski Score Highs in Loss to Rivals Berkeley NEW YORK, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team trailed by as many as 20 to Berkeley College and found themselves down by only three with a minute left, but couldn’t overtake their rivals, falling 91-82 on Saturday in a rematch of last year’s HVMAC championship.
January 18, 2012 Louison Collects AD3I & HVMAC Honors BROOKLYN, NY – Freshman forward David Louison (Brooklyn, NY/St. Edmund's Prep) has been named the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) men’s basketball Player of the Week and Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference (HVMAC) men’s basketball Rookie of the Week for games ending January 15, 2012.
January 16, 2012 Bears Watch Lead Slip Away in Loss to Hunter BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team built a 20 point second half lead, but couldn’t hold off Hunter College on Monday afternoon, falling 64-60. Jan Rogowski netted 19 points to lead all scorers and David Louison recorded his eighth double-double (11 points, 11 rebounds.
January 14, 2012 Ten Bears Score in Victory Over CCNY BROOKLYN, NY – St. Joseph’s evened their record at 8-8 Saturday afternoon with a 74-61 win over CCNY. The Bears have won three games in a row at Brooklyn Technical High School and four of their last five overall.
January 11, 2012 Louison’s 20 and 20 Not Enough as Bears Fall to Brooklyn Freshman David Louison scored 24 points and pulled down 20 rebounds, both game highs, en route to his seventh double-double, but Brooklyn College produced four in double figures as the Bears fell 74-68 on Wednesday night.
January 9, 2012 Four Score in Double Figures as Bears Return to .500 Mark BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) men’s basketball team built their longest win streak of the season at three games and returned to the .500 mark for the first time in over a month, defeating Polytechnic Institute of NYU, 74-48, on Monday night at Brooklyn Technical High School.
January 4, 2012 Gist Reaches 1,000 Points; Bears Top Lehman BROOKLYN, NY – Senior Justin Gist scored his 1,000th career point netting a game-high 23 points leading the St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) men’s basketball team to a 77-67 victory over Lehman College on Wednesday night, the second victory over the CUNY foe in five days.
January 4, 2012 Louison Named AD3I & HVMAC Player of the Week BROOKLYN, NY - Recognizing his strong play at the Centenary College Holiday Classic, freshman forward David Louison was named as the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) and Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference (HVMAC) Player of the Week for the week ending January 1st, 2012.
December 30, 2011 Bears Close 2011 With Comeback Victory over Lehman HACKETTSTOWN, NJ – Bolstered by a career-day from David Louison, the St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) men’s basketball team snapped a three-game skid with a 67-61 victory over Lehman College in the consolation game of the Centernary College Comfort Inn Holiday Classic on Friday afternoon.
December 29, 2011 Bears Return from Break With Loss to Centenary HACKETTSTOWN, NJ – The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team came up short in another late rally attempt, falling 74-66 to host Centenary (NJ) in the opening round of the Comfort Inn Holiday Classic. Justin Gist had 18 points and David Louison recorded his fifth double-double of the season
December 13, 2011 Rogowski Selected as USCAA & AD3I Player of the Week NEWPORT NEWS, VA – For the first time in his career, junior Jan Rogowski (Woodside, NY/St. John's Prep) has been named the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) and Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) men's basketball Player of the Week. The announcements were made by each association on Tuesday honoring the forward.
December 12, 2011 Division I NJIT Overpowers Bears NEWARK, NJ – Following their crushing overtime defeat at the hands of St. Joseph’s College, Long Island Saturday night, the Bears schedule didn’t provide any breaks as they traveled to Newark, NJ to take on Division I NJIT. The Bears were able to hang with the home team for a while, but in the end the Highlanders were too much, disposing the Bears 78-50.
December 10, 2011 Bears Lose Overtime Heartbreaker to Golden Eagles BROOKLYN, NY – Forty minutes wasn’t enough to decide the nightcap in the East Meets West tripleheader. The Bears and Golden Eagles needed overtime to declare a winner. The Golden Eagles were able to put up 19 points in the extra five minutes to take the win, 86-77. The loss puts the Bears back under .500 at 4-5 for the season.
December 4, 2011 Bears Open Conference Play with Win at Culinary HYDE PARK, NY – The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) men’s basketball team picked up their second consecutive win and fourth overall, defeating Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference (HVMAC) opponent, the Culinary Institute of America, 78-60 on Sunday afternoon. The win gets the Bears off to a 1-0 start in the HVMAC and evens their record at 4-4.
December 3, 2011 Bears Ground Raptors, 66-55 ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY – The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) men’s basketball team raced out to a double-digit lead and captured a 66-55 non-conference road triumph over Bard College on Saturday afternoon.
November 29, 2011 Louison Named AD3I Player of the Week, HVMAC Rookie of the Week BROOKLYN, NY – St. Joseph’s College freshman David Louison (Brooklyn, NY/St. Edmund's Prep) has been named the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) Player of the Week and for the second consecutive week, the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference (HVMAC) Rookie of the Week.
November 29, 2011 York Pulls Away From Bears in Road Defeat JAMAICA, NY – The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) men’s basketball team fought hard to go into the lockers tied at halftime, but couldn’t keep pace with a hot shooting York team in the second half, falling 70-53 on Tuesday evening.
November 26, 2011 Five Bears in Double-Figures as St. Joseph’s Tops John Jay BROOKLYN, NY – Coming off of back-to-back losses, St. Joseph’s men’s basketball team edged John Jay 89-82 Saturday afternoon for their first ever victory against the Bloodhounds. Five Bears scored 10+ points with forward Jan Rogowski (Woodside, NY/St. John's Prep) leading the way with 19.
November 21, 2011 Bears Can't Slay Hot Shooting Knights In Home Opener BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) men’s basketball team dropped a 74-64 decision to USCAA foes Vermont Technical College on Monday evening in their 2011 home opener. Senior Justin Gist had 24 points and David Louison and Stephan Dimitrjevitch posted double-doubles in defeat.
November 19, 2011 Bears Fall to Salve Regina at Mitchell Showcase NEW LONDON, CT – The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) men’s basketball team lost to Salve Regina, 60-56, in game two of the Mitchell College Tipoff Tourney. Justin Gist had 14 points to lead the Bears. David Louison had eight points and seven rebounds and was named to the All-Tournament Team.
November 18, 2011 Rogowski's Hot Shooting Leads Bears to First Win of Season NEW LONDON, CT – The St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) men's basketball team earned its first win of the season, 63-56, over Mitchell College in the opening game of the Mitchell College Tipoff Tourney Showcase on Friday night at the Yarnall Athletic Center.
November 15, 2011 Bears Fall by Three to Vassar in Opener, 69-66 POUGHKEEPSIE, NY - The St. Joseph’s College, Brooklyn men’s basketball team opened the 2011-12 season dropping a narrow 69-66 decision to Vassar College on Tuesday night at the Athletics and Fitness Center.
August 31, 2011 Monaco and McMaster Receive Player of the Week Honors NEW YORK, NY – In reports released by the Hudson Valley Men’s and Women’s Athletic Conferences earlier this week, senior guard Lew Monaco was named Men’s Basketball Player of the Week and sophomore Kristen McMaster was named Women’s Swimmer of the Week for action ending December 13, 2009.
March 9, 2011 Coleman, Rogowski Collect AD3I Year End Accolades KANSAS CITY, MO – In an announcement that honored the closing career of one of St. Joseph’s most talented basketball players and also showcased the future of the team, senior Donald Coleman (Brooklyn, NY/Nazareth) and sophomore Jan Rogowski (Woodside, NY/St. John's Prep) were handed awards for their 2010-2011 seasons from the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I). The Association announced that Coleman made the second team All-Independent and Rogowski was an honorable mention.
February 19, 2011 Bears Advance to HVMAC Championship, Cannot Upset Hot Shooting Berkeley NEW ROCHELLE, NY – For the fifth time in the last six years, the St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team met archrivals Berkeley College in the HVMAC Championship and for the first time the Bears entered as underdogs carrying the #3 seed and were unable to upset the top seeded Knights who shot a blistering 63 percent en route to a 91-62 victory for their fourth title.
February 15, 2011 Bears Use Sharp Shooting to Outlast Staten Island STATEN ISLAND, NY – Behind a season-best 54 percent shooting, which included a school-record 17 three pointers, the St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team earned a hard fought 103-102 victory over the College of Staten Island on Tuesday night. Three Bears finished with 20 plus points, led by Jan Rogowski (Woodside, NY/St. John's Prep) who had 24 points with Johnny Mendez (Astoria, NY/St. John's Prep) adding 23 and Jon Matzelle (Maspeth, NY/St. Francis Prep) 21.
February 12, 2011 Bears Fall on Senior Night to Lancaster Bible BROOKLYN, NY – Senior Donald Coleman (Brooklyn, NY/Nazareth) recorded a double-double in his final game as a Bear before the home crowd but the Bears couldn’t send off Coleman and fellow senior Jon Matzelle (Maspeth, NY/St. Francis Prep) with a win, suffering a 77-70 setback to Lancaster Bible on Saturday night and their fourth straight loss.
February 10, 2011 Bears’ Upset Bid of Williamson Falls Short MEDIA, PA – The #16 ranked St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team had the #1 ranked team in the USCAA, Williamson Trade School, on the ropes, but couldn’t pull off the upset on Thursday night, falling 74-68 on the road at the Restall Sports Center.
February 9, 2011 Rogowski Named Rookie of the Week for Third Time BROOKLYN, NY – St. Joseph’s freshman Jan Rogowski (Woodside, NY/St. John's Prep) has been named the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference (HVMAC) Rookie of the Week for the week of February 1st. This is the third time this season Rogowski has won the award, the most in recent history.
February 7, 2011 Medgar Evers Overpowers Bears; Coleman Named AD3I Player of the Week BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team hung tough with cross-borough foe Medgar Evers College, but the Cougars broke open the contest in the second half taking a 100-69 victory in a high-scoring, high-flying affair on Monday night at Brooklyn Technical High School.
February 5, 2011 Bears Come Up Empty in Shootout with Albany Pharmacy ALBANY, NY – Senior Donald Coleman (Brooklyn, NY/Nazareth) scored a career-high 32 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Bears were staved off by Albany Pharmacy, 93-83. Freshman Jan Rogowski (Woodside, NY/St. John's Prep) added 24 points in just the fourth conference loss for the Bears in the last six years. St. Joseph’s falls to 6-15 on the year and 4-2 in the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference.
February 3, 2011 Six Bears in Double Figures as St. Joseph’s Routs Gryphons BROOKLYN, NY – St. Joseph’s had a season high six players score in double figures as they improve to 4-1 in the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference and 6-15 overall with a dominating 98-54 win over Sarah Lawrence. The last time the Bears had six players with 10+ points was just over a year ago to the day, February 1st, 2010, against CCNY.
January 31, 2011 Bears Battle Back, Defeat Vaughn BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s men’s basketball team has made a habit lately of falling behind early before coming back in the end. Their toughness was tested once again, as Vaughn held a 14 point first half advantage, but the Bears never-say-die attitude shone through in a 67-57 victory.
January 29, 2011 Matzelle Scores 1,000th Point; Bears Come Up Short to Berkeley BROOKLYN, NY – St. Joseph’s was 10-0 all time in the regular season against Berkeley College and 8-0 at home. The undefeated streaks ended there though, as the Bears fell to the Knights, 70-69, Saturday night, in a HVMAC contest that came down to the final seconds. Number 20 St. Joseph’s outscored the fourth ranked Knights by 11 in the second half, but was unable to overcome a 13 point deficit and dropped to 4-14 (2-1 HVMAC) on the year.
January 18, 2011 Rogowski Named HVMAC Rookie of the Week NEW YORK, NY – The Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference recognized the terrific week by St. Joseph’s forward Jan Rogowski (Woodside, NY/St. John's Prep), naming him the Rookie of the Week for the week of January 11th. This is the second time Rogowski has claimed the honor this season.
January 17, 2011 Comeback Thwarted as Bears Fall to Scarlet Raptors BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team came up short in an exciting 65-57 loss to Rutgers-Camden inside of a frigid Brooklyn Technical High School. Despite the eight point margin and having trailed the final 15 minutes, the Bears gave the Scarlet Raptors all they could handle before ultimately falling to 3-13 (1-0 HVMAC) on the year.
January 17, 2011 Four Players in Double Figures as Bears Handle Culinary BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s men’s basketball team kicked off a stretch of five straight HVMAC games with a convincing win over the Culinary Institute of America, 80-51. Four players scored in double figures and senior Jon Matzelle (Maspeth, NY/St. Francis Prep) played 20 minutes in his first game since the January 5th game at the Prudential Center. The Bears improve to 4-13 on the year and are 2-0 in conference play.
January 14, 2011 Bears Snap Eight-Game Skid Defeating CCNY, 73-68 NEW YORK, NY – Sophomore forward Jan Rogowski (Woodside, NY/St. John's Prep) recorded a 30 point, 14 rebound double-double and the St. Joseph's College men's basketball team shot a season-best 48 percent as the Bears defeated CCNY, 73-68, on the road at Nat Holman Gymnasium on Friday night.
January 10, 2011 Bears Stung by Yellow Jackets BROOKLYN, NY – Junior Antoine Forehand (New York, NY/Rice) scored a career high 25 points, but it wasn’t enough as St. Joseph’s fell to the previously winless City Tech Yellow Jackets, 83-64. The loss is the Bears eight consecutive and drops their record to 2-12 (1-0 HVMAC).
January 5, 2011 Men's Basketball to Face NJCU at the Prudential Center NEWARK, NJ – Tickets are available for the January 5th non-conference matchup between the St. Joseph's College Bears and the New Jersey City University Gothic Knights at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ the professional arena that serves as home to the New Jersey Nets, New Jersey Devils and Seton Hall Pirates.
January 3, 2011 St. Joseph’s Comes Up Short in Cross Town Rivalry BROOKLYN, NY - Freshman guard Johnny Mendez (Astoria, NY/St. John's Prep) had his most prolific game as a Bear, scoring a career high 19 points and senior Donald Coleman (Brooklyn, NY/Nazareth) recorded his second double-double of the season, but it wasn’t enough as St. Joseph’s was defeated by the Brooklyn College Bulldogs 89-65. The loss is the sixth consecutive for the Bears and drops their record to 2-10 (1-0 HVMAC).
December 31, 2010 Bears Finish Road Trip with Loss to Westfield State MIDDLETOWN, CT – Playing in the consolation game of the Wesleyan University Red and Black Classic Tournament, the St. Joseph’s College men's basketball team fell at the hands of Westfield State 81-47. Sophomore Ismael Dabo (Bloomfield, NJ/St. John's Prep) recorded his third double-double of the season, finishing with ten points and ten rebounds and senior Donald Coleman (Brooklyn, NY/Nazareth) was named to the All-Tournament Team.
December 30, 2010 Bears Tripped Up in Opening Game of Wesleyan Tournament MIDDLETOWN, CT – The St. Joseph’s men’s basketball team opened up the Wesleyan University Red and Black Classic Tournament with a loss at the hands of the host Wesleyan Cardinals, 76-47. The Bears now fall to 2-8 on the season and have lost their last four games.
December 14, 2010 Coleman Selected as AD3I & HVMAC Player of the Week BROOKLYN, NY – Bears senior forward Donald Coleman (Brooklyn, NY/Nazareth) did something on Saturday that hadn’t been accomplished by a St. Joseph’s men’s basketball player in nearly eight years, and it earned him Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) and Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference (HVMAC) Player of the Week honors for the week ending Sunday, December 12th, 2010.
December 8, 2010 Bears Struck Down by Lightning BRONX, NY – After nearly erasing a 17 point halftime deficit to give Division I NJIT a scare, the St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team was unable to repeat the same feat as Lehman College ran away with an 82-50 win over the Bears on Wednesday night at The APEX.
December 4, 2010 Bears Comeback Falls Short Against Division I NJIT NEWARK, NJ - Trailing 36-19 after one half, it looked like the St. Joseph’s men’s basketball team was in for a repeat of last season’s 42 point loss at Division I New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). But Donald Coleman (Brooklyn, NY/Nazareth) helped bring the Bears back into the game with a 14 point second half. St. Joseph’s would come from behind twice down double digits to get within three and four points, but couldn’t overcome the 17 point halftime deficit and ultimately fell 65-57.
November 30, 2010 Bears Take Care of Pratt in First HVMAC Game BROOKLYN, NY - The Bears kicked off their Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference schedule with a 70-49 victory over the Pratt Institute. Jan Rogowski (Woodside, NY/St. John's Prep) led the Bears with 12 points and Ismael Dabo (Bloomfield, NJ/St. John's Prep) turned in his second double-double in as many games scoring 11 and grabbing 11 boards. With the win the Bears improve to 2-4 and 1-0 in the conference.
November 27, 2010 Eastern Nazarene Spoils Bears' Home Opener BROOKLYN, NY – The Bears (1-4) had three players in double figures, including the first career double-double for Ismael Dabo (Bloomfield, NJ/St. John's Prep), but it wasn’t enough as the St. Joseph's College men's basketball team fell to Eastern Nazarene 73-60. Donald Coleman (Brooklyn, NY/Nazareth) led the Bears with 15 points.
November 23, 2010 Bears Lose Thriller in Overtime NEW YORK, NY - The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team gave John Jay all they could handle, but fell just shy losing 84-83 in overtime. Senior Donald Coleman (Brooklyn, NY/Nazareth) led the Bears with a game high 29 points on 12-for-24 shooting. The loss drops the Bears to 1-3 on the season, while the Bloodhounds improve to 4-0.
November 19, 2010 Three Ball Downs St. Joseph’s at Hartwick Tournament ONEONTA, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team (1-2) dropped both games at the Hartwick College Tip Off Challenge this past weekend. The Bears fell to host Hartwick College in the opener 102-60 and then to Mount Saint Mary in the consolation game 89-63.
November 16, 2010 Bears Come From Behind to Take Season Opener LANGHORN, PA - The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team kicked off their season with an impressive come-from-behind victory on the road at Philadelphia Biblical University (0-1). The Bears trailed by ten with as little as 9:22 remaining in the game before outscoring the Crimson Eagles 25-11 to capture the 70-66 victory.
November 16, 2010 2010-2011 Men's Basketball Season Preview BROOKLYN, NY – After capturing the 2010 Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference Championship, the St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team will seek to secure their third title with a young and talented squad after graduating five seniors and returning just two players who saw significant playing time last season.
March 17, 2010 Gist & Matzelle Named to AD3I All-Independent Teams KANSAS CITY, MO – In a press release announcing the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) Men's Basketball All-Independent Teams, Justin Gist (Newsome, FL/Newsome) was selected AD3I Second Team All-Independent and Jon Matzelle (Maspeth, NY/St. Francis Prep) was selected AD3I Honorable Mention All-Independent.
March 2, 2010 Three Named to USCAA All-American, All-Academic Teams UNIONTOWN, PA – The USCAA announced the members of the 2009-10 All-American and All-Academic Teams on Tuesday night at the USCAA National Championship banquet at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. Ashley McQuillan (Brooklyn, NY/St. Francis Prep) and Justin Gist (Newsome, FL/Newsome) were given Honorable Mention All-American and Tara Gleason (Woodside, NY/Stella Maris) was named to the All-Academic Team.
February 21, 2010 Bears Capture HVMAC Basketball Championship ALBANY, NY –The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team captured their second Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference championship, defeating #3 Vaughn College 78-62. Junior Justin Gist (Newsome, FL/Newsome) scored 27 points and was named tournament MVP.
February 20, 2010 Bears Topple Culinary, Advance to HVMAC Championship ALBANY, NY – Junior Justin Gist (Newsome, FL/Newsome) scored a game-high 27 points and senior Mike Dziewit (Ridgewood, NY/Wadleigh) added 13 to lead the St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team to the 2010 Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference championship game, defeating Culinary Institute of America 73-58 on Saturday afternoon at the Albert M. White Gymnasium.
February 16, 2010 Bears Fall to Staten Island on Senior Night BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team concluded their 2009-10 regular season with an 87-59 defeat at the hands of the College of Staten Island on Tuesday night at Brooklyn Technical High School as the team celebrated Senior Night.
February 15, 2010 Bears Complete Undefeated Season in HVMAC Cruising By Pratt BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team completed a perfect season in Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference Play defeating Pratt Institute 82-51 on Monday night. Junior forward Jon Matzelle (Maspeth, NY/St. Francis Prep) had a game-high tying 19 points and junior guard Justin Gist (Newsome, FL/Newsome) had 18 to pace the Bears.
February 12, 2010 Bears Rally Falls Short Against Mount Saint Vincent RIVERDALE, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team erased a 14 point halftime deficit to draw even with the College of Mount Saint Vincent with five minutes remaining, however the Dolphins pulled away from the Bears to take an 88-83 victory on Friday night at the Hayes Gymnasium.
February 11, 2010 Gist & McQuillan Earn Hudson Valley Player of the Week Honors NEW YORK, NY – In weekly reports released by the Hudson Valley Men’s and Women’s Athletic Conferences earlier this week, junior Justin Gist (Newsome, FL/Newsome) and sophomore Ashley McQuillan (Brooklyn, NY/St. Francis Prep) were named Player of the Week for games ending February 7.
February 8, 2010 Brooklyn College Bulldogs Past Bears BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team could not snap Brooklyn College’s 11-game winning streak, falling 99-77 on the road on Monday night. Junior Jon Matzelle (Maspeth, NY/St. Francis Prep) and senior Wilkerson Exantus (Brooklyn, NY/Nazareth) both recorded double-doubles, leading the Bears in defeat.
February 6, 2010 Bears Defeat Albany Pharmacy, Clinch HVMAC Regular Season Title BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team captured their sixth straight Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference regular season title defeating Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences on Saturday evening.
February 3, 2010 Bears Dominate Sarah Lawrence To Remain Undefeated in HVMAC BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team remained undefeated in Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference play, defeating Sarah Lawrence College 80-51 on Wednesday night at Brooklyn Technical High School. Junior Jon Matzelle (Maspeth, NY/St. Francis Prep) and senior Mike Dziewit (Ridgewood, NY/Wadleigh) led the Bears turning in double-double performances.
February 1, 2010 Bears Prevail in Double Overtime Against CCNY BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team led for less than a minute in regulation and needed two last second three-pointers at the end of regulation and overtime to extend the game twice, before taking an 89-88 victory in double overtime over City College of New York on Monday night.
January 30, 2010 Lancaster Bible Charges Past Bears LANCASTER, PA – The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team fell to the Lancaster Bible Chargers 80-61 in an AD3I contest on Saturday afternoon at the Horst Athletic Center. Lancaster Bible opened with a 15-4 run and the Bears were unable to keep pace with Chargers who shot 49 percent for the game.
January 28, 2010 Mangan Named HVWAC Rookie of the Week, Two Named to Honor Roll NEW YORK, NY – In reports released by the conference earlier this week, freshman guard Teresa Mangan (Cleveland, OH/St. Joseph's) has been named Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week for the second straight week.
January 23, 2010 Bears Edge Berkeley For Share of First Place in HVMAC NEW YORK, NY – Junior Justin Gist (Newsome, FL/Newsome) netted a season-high 25 points, helping the Bears erase two double-digit deficits and overtake perennial rival Berkeley College in the final minute for a 70-69 victory and remain undefeated in the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference.
January 20, 2010 Trinity Pulls Away From Bears Late in Second Half HARTFORD, CT – The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team hung close with Trinity College until the Bantams pulled away from the Bears with a late run, taking a 72-53 victory at the Oosting Gymnasium on Wednesday evening. Junior Justin Gist (Newsome, FL/Newsome) led St. Joseph’s with 18 points.
January 18, 2010 Bears Erase 17 Point Deficit but Fall to SMCC in Barn Burner BROOKLYN, NY – Senior Larry Fawcett (Middle Village, NY/Christ the King) knocked down eight three-pointers scoring a career-high 31 points to lead four Bears in double-figures as the #18 St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team fell to #10 Southern Maine CC in a high-tempo, run-and-gun USCAA tilt on Monday afternoon.
January 13, 2010 Monaco's Career-High 25 Points Leads Bears Past Vaughn CORONA, NY - Lew Monaco (Staten Island, NY/Msgr. Farrell) drained five three-pointers en route to a career-high 25 points and Jon Matzelle (Maspeth, NY/St. Francis Prep) recorded his second straight double-double to lead the St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team to a 78-57 conference win over Vaughn College, snapping their nine-game skid.
January 11, 2010 Bears Unable to Snap Skid Against City Tech BROOKLYN, NY – St. Joseph’s College team fell 78-59 to local rival City Tech in a non-conference men’s basketball game at the Klitgord Center on Monday night. Junior forward Jon Matzelle (Maspeth, NY/St. Francis Prep) led the Bears in defeat, recording his third double-double of the season but St. Joseph’s was unable to contain Gabriel Davis who led all scorers with 38 points.
January 9, 2010 Keystone Towers Over Bears BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team could not keep pace with the high-powered Keystone Giants’ offense that poured in 11 three-pointers en route to an 88-57 non-conference victory in the opening game of a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at Brooklyn Technical High School.
December 12, 2009 Eagles Soar Over Men’s Basketball With Second Half Shooting BROOKLYN, NY – St. Joseph’s College-Long Island shot 64.9% in the second half to extend a two point halftime lead and pull away from St. Joseph’s College-Brooklyn to win 105-78, in the marquee game of the inaugural “Clash for the Cup” doubleheader marking the annual sibling rivalry between the campuses. Senior guard Lew Monaco (Staten Island, NY/Msgr. Farrell) paced Brooklyn for the second straight game with 17 points. Trey Black (Bayport, NY/Bayport-Blue Point) led all scorers and four Eagles in double figures with 29 points.
December 7, 2009 Monaco Sets Two Career-Highs in Loss To Rutgers-Camden CAMDEN, NJ – Senior guard Lew Monaco (Staten Island, NY/Msgr. Farrell) set two career-highs, scoring 23 points and grabbing eight rebounds, as the St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team lost 96-72 to Rutgers-Camden (4-2) on Monday night.
December 5, 2009 Bears Erase 17 Point Deficit, But Comeback Bid Against Lehman Falls Short BROOKLYN, NY – Trailing by 17 with 10:27 left to play, the St. Joseph’s went on a 21-4 run to tie Lehman College (3-5) 68-68 with 2:43 remaining, however the Lightning pulled away in the closing minutes to defeat the Bears 78-71 on Saturday night at Brooklyn Technical High School. Junior Jon Matzelle (Maspeth, NY/St. Francis Prep) led four Bears in double figures recording his first double-double (21 points, 10 rebounds) of the season.
November 30, 2009 Balanced Attack Leads NJCU Past Bears JERSEY CITY, NJ – Sophomore guard Antoine Forehand (New York, NY/Rice) scored a team-high 12 points and junior forward Jon Matzelle (Maspeth, NY/St. Francis Prep) grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds in a 73-48 non-conference loss to New Jersey City University (3-1) at the John J. Moore Athletics and Fitness Center on Monday night.
November 24, 2009 Maritime Sails Past Bears THROGGS NECK, NY – St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball (1-4) dropped a 76-34 non-conference decision at the hands of Maritime College (2-1) on Tuesday evening. Freshman Cesar Madera led the Bears with nine points and three steals.
November 21, 2009 Men’s Basketball Falls to Widener and Regis at Oki Data Tip-Off Tourney CHESTER, PA – Regis College (2-1) closed out the first half with a 15-0 run to break 25-25 tie and pull away from the St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team en route to a 83-54 victory in the consolation of the Oki Data Americas Tip-Off tournament at Widener College. In the semifinals, the Bears suffered a 112-58 loss to host Widener (1-0).
November 18, 2009 Bears Cruise Past Philadelphia Bible in Home Opener BROOKLYN, NY - Making the most out of the experience of playing a Division I school, the St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team (1-1) cruised to a 78-51 victory over Philadelphia Bible (0-1) in the team's home opener on Wednesday night at Brooklyn Technical High School.
November 16, 2009 Division I NJIT Too Strong For Bears NEWARK, NJ – Facing the first Division I opponent in school history, the St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team (0-1) lost their 2009-10 season opener to the New Jersey Institute of Technology (1-1), 96-54, at the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center on Monday night.
November 16, 2009 2009-10 Men’s Basketball Season Preview The St. Joseph’s College men’s basketball team turns to the 2009-10 season to rebound from their fourth loss in the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference championship game in five years after entering as regular season champions.
March 10, 2009 McQuillan Named AD3I Rookie of the Year, Maddox and Gist Named Second Team All-Independent (KANSAS CITY, MO) Ashley McQuillan (Brooklyn, NY/St. Francis Prep), a freshman point guard for the St. Joseph’s College women’s basketball team, was named the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) rookie of the year in press releases released by the conference earlier this week naming the 2009 All-Independent Basketball Teams. McQuillan also was named to the second team all-independent. On the men’s side, senior Ervin Maddox (Staten Island, NY/St. Peter’s) and sophomore Justin Gist (Brooklyn, NY/Newsome) were also named to the second team all-independent.
February 22, 2009 Bears Comeback in HVMAC Championship Falls Short (BRONXVILLE, NY) St. Joseph’s was unable to overcome a 13 point second-half deficit in a 75-71 loss to Berkeley College in the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference Championship held at Sarah Lawrence College on Sunday afternoon. Both teams have squared off for the HVMAC title the past four years with St. Joseph’s entering each tournament as the regular season champion, but Berkeley snatched away the title from the Bears for the third time. St. Joseph’s has not lost to Berkeley in the last 14 regular season meetings.
February 21, 2009 Bears Defeat Culinary to Advance to HVMAC Championship (BRONXVILLE, NY) Justin Gist (Brooklyn, NY/Newsome) and Ervin Maddox(Staten Island, NY/St. Peter’s) combined for 38 points to lead #1 St. Joseph’s to an 82-63 win over #4 Culinary Institute of America in the first semifinal of the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference tournament held at Sarah Lawrence College.
February 16, 2009 New Jersey City Pulls Away From Bears on Senior Night (BROOKLYN, NY) Sophomore Justin Gist (Brooklyn, NY/Newsome) scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds in a 90-77 loss to New Jersey City University on Monday night at Brooklyn Technical High School. St. Joseph’s falls to 11-14 and New Jersey City improves to 10-14.
February 15, 2009 Bears Complete Sweep of HVMAC With Win Over Culinary (BROOKLYN, NY) Jon Matzelle (Queens, NY/St. Francis Prep) scored a game-high 19 in an 85-77 victory over Culinary Institute of America at Brooklyn Technical High School on Sunday afternoon. With the win, the Bears complete Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference play undefeated, going 6-0 on the season and enter the next weekend’s conference tournament as the #1 seed.
February 10, 2009 Bears Basketball Fights Off Late Comeback to Sink Maritime (BROOKLYN, NY) Przemyslaw Kudla (Brooklyn, NY/St. John’s Prep) hit two free throws with 0:08 remaining to give St. Joseph’s a 77-76 victory in a non-conference game against SUNY-Maritime on Tuesday evening in the opening game of the women’s basketball senior night doubleheader at Brooklyn Technical High School. Jon Matzelle (Queens, NY/St. Francis Prep), Justin Gist (Brooklyn, NY/Newsome) and Ervin Maddox(Staten Island, NY/St. Peter’s) each scored a team-high 14 points. St. Joseph’s improves to 10-12 on the season and Maritime falls to 12-9.
January 31, 2009 Men’s Basketball Captures Top Spot in HVMAC With Win Over Berkeley (BROOKLYN, NY) Ervin Maddox (Staten Island, NY/St. Peter’s) scored a game-high 21 points to lead four Bears in double-figures on Saturday night in front of a standing room only crowd at Brooklyn Technical High School for a 72-60 win over Berkeley College. With the win, St. Joseph’s remains undefeated and sits in sole possession of first place atop the Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference.
January 29, 2009 Bears Roll Past Sarah Lawrence For Share of First Place (BRONXVILLE, NY) Men’s basketball poured in 99 points in a Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference win over Sarah Lawrence on Thursday night. Larry Fawcett (Queens, NY/Christ the King) led four Bears in double figures with 16 points. St. Joseph’s is now 4-0 in the conference and is tied with Berkeley College setting up Saturday’s game to determine the regular season title.
January 24, 2009 Men’s Basketball Remains Undefeated in Hudson Valley Play (ALBANY, NY) In the nightcap of the doubleheader on Saturday, Men’s Basketball upended Albany Pharmacy, 70-58 for their second straight win and improving to 3-0 in Hudson Valley play, placing them in a tie for top spot in the conference with Berkeley College. Four Bears scored in double-figures led by Justin Gist (Brooklyn, NY / Newsome) with a game-high 16 points.
January 21, 2009 Bears Snap Five-Game Skid With Conference Victory Over Vaughn (BROOKLYN, NY) Sophomore Jon Matzelle (Queens, NY / St. Francis Prep) led the Bears for the second straight game in an 80-41 Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference win over Vaughn College at Brooklyn Technical High School.
January 17, 2009 Bears Fall To Keystone With Another Poor Second Half (LaPLUME, PA) Jon Matzelle (Queens, NY / St. Francis Prep) had the best game of his sophomore season leading the Bears with a 16 point, 10 rebound double-double as Keystone College outscored St. Joseph’s 49-26 in the second half en route to a 71-47 victory.
January 16, 2009 Bears Falter in Second Half Against Lancaster Bible (LANCASTER, PA) The backcourt duo of Ervin Maddox (Staten Island, NY / St. Peter’s) and Justin Gist(Brooklyn, NY / Newsome) combined for 44 points in a 65-54 loss to AD3I opponent, Lancaster Bible College, opening a two-game road trip in the Keystone State.
January 4, 2009 Bears Lose to Clark in Greenbelt Classic Consolation (WASHINGTON, DC) Senior Ervin Maddox (Staten Island, NY / St. Peter’s) scored 24 points in a 90-74 loss to Clark University in the consolation game 2009 Catholic University / Residence Inn Greenbelt Classic. Men’s basketball is currently on a three-game skid and falls to 4-8 while Clark improves to 6-5.
January 3, 2009 Men’s Basketball Drops Opener at Catholic University Greenbelt Classic (WASHINGTON, DC) Ervin Maddox (Staten Island, NY / St. Peter’s) and Justin Gist(Brooklyn, NY / Newsome) scored 12 points each in an 88-60 loss to the host at the Catholic University Residence Inn Greenbelt Classic. St. Joseph’s dropped to 4-7 while Catholic improved to 8-2 on the season.
December 29, 2008 Trine University Strikes Bears in Tournament of Heroes Championship (STATEN ISLAND, NY) Justin Gist (Brooklyn, NY / Newsome) played all 40 minutes and scored 23 in a 71-55 loss to the Trine University Lightning at the CSI Sports and Recreation Center on Monday night in the championship game of the Tournament of Heroes.
December 28, 2008 Men’s Basketball Defeats Staten Island in Opening Round of Tournament of Heroes (STATEN ISLAND, NY) Five Bears scored in double figures on Sunday night in a 76-65 win in the first round of the 7th Annual Tournament of Heroes, upsetting the host College of Staten Island. St. Joseph’s improves to 4-5 and College of Staten Island remains winless at 0-8.
December 22, 2008 Bears Pound Medgar Evers at Izod Center (EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ) The Men’s Basketball team snapped a three-game losing streak in a lopsided 86-58 victory over the Medgar Evers Cougars in a special matchup played at the Izod Center, home of the New Jersey Nets. Sophmore sniper Justin Gist (Brooklyn, NY / Newsome) led the Bears with 20 points and senior Ervin Maddox (Staten Island, NY / St. Peter's) netted 18 points in the victory.
December 13, 2008 Southern Vermont Too Strong For Bears (BROOKLYN, NY) Three Southern Vermont players posted double-double performances in a 82-61 victory over the Bears in the opening match of the “Holiday Hoops” Doubleheader on Saturday evening at Brooklyn Technical High School. Senior Ervin Maddox (Staten Island, NY / St. Peter’s) led St. Joseph’s with 16 points and was the only Bear to register in double figures.
December 8, 2008 Bears Struck Down By Lehman Lightning (BRONX, NY) The St. Joseph’s Men’s Basketball team dropped its second straight game losing 73-58 in a non-conference matchup against Lehman College at the APEX Center in the Bronx on Monday night.
December 5, 2008 Golden Eagles Soar Over Bears In Second Game of East vs. West Battle (PATCHOGUE, NY) After trailing by only 1 at halftime, the Bears were outscored 48-26 in the second half falling 88-65.to their cross-campus rival St. Joseph’s College – LI in the second game of the “East vs. West Battle” in front a packed crowd at the Danzi Athletic Center.
December 1, 2008 Bears Open HVMAC Campaign Manhandling Pratt The Bears began the defense of their HVMAC title travelling down Willoughby Ave to for an easy 82-46 win over Pratt Institute. The backcourt duo of Justin Gist (Brooklyn, NY / Newsome) and Ervin Maddox (Staten Island / St. Peter’s) led St. Joseph’s netting 15 and 11 points respectively.
November 24, 2008 Bears Comeback Attempt Against Mount Saint Vincent In Home Opener Falls Short Senior Ervin Maddox (Staten Island, NY / St. Peter’s) scored a team-high 23 points and sophomore Justin Gist(Brooklyn, NY / Newsome) added 18 points and nine rebounds in a 88-79 loss to Mount Saint Vincent in front of a near sellout crowd for the Men’s Basketball home opener on Monday night at Brooklyn Technical High School.
November 15, 2008 Men’s Basketball Takes Runner-Up in Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament The Bears Basketball team travelled to Cresson, PA for the Altoona Regional Health System Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament to open the 2008-09 season. St. Joseph’s beat the host Mount Aloysius Mounties on Saturday in the opening round 88-86 and lost to Catholic University of America 43-88 in the championship game on Sunday to capture 2nd Place.
November 14, 2008 Bears Basketball Season Preview The wait is finally over. After four straight Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference regular season titles only to repeatedly falter in the championship game, the Bears finally captured the HVMAC title that has eluded them for so long. “Although we finally won last year, the goal hasn’t changed,” says 2008 HVMAC Coach of the Year, Joseph Cocozello. “Our primary goal for this season is to repeat as Hudson Valley Champions. Secondly, we would like to get our seniors back to the USCAA National Tournament.”