Saint Joseph's University has a storied basketball history spurred on by passionate fans. The Hawks are part of the vibrant Philadelphia college basketball scene, and the program is steeped in history. In their best seasons, the Hawks are a mid-major power that can put a scare into a major conference team on any given night. St. Joseph's competes in the Atlantic 10 Conference. In its period of dominance, the team won five regular-season conference titles in a row. The Hawks are currently retooling under a new head coach, and the program is in a period of transition. Nevertheless, St. Joseph's has a formidable name when it comes to attracting Philadelphia's top basketball talent as the program's track record serves as a powerful draw. St. Joseph's Hawks' basketball tickets allow you to experience Atlantic 10 basketball live. Grab your St. Joseph's Hawks' basketball tickets at StubHub.
Where can I get tickets to a St. Joseph's Hawks' basketball game?
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Who are the rivals of the St. Joseph's Hawks?
St. Joseph's plays in the Big 5, which means that it plays annual games against all its local Philadelphia rivals. In addition, St. Joseph's also plays local rival Drexel University often. Within the Atlantic 10, St. Joseph's has developed rivalries with Duquense University and Rhode Island.
What was the Hawks' best NCAA Tournament finish?
Under legendary coach Dr. Jack Ramsay, St. Joseph's reached the Final Four before falling to Ohio State in the National Semifinal in 1961. This was part of a five-year streak of reaching the NCAA Tournament. The Hawks reached the Big Dance 11 times between 1959 and 1974.
What was the greatest season in the St. Joseph's Hawks' history?
In 2003-04, the Hawks were dominant during the regular season and entered the NCAA Tournament undefeated and with a top overall seed. This version of the Hawks was led by Jameer Nelson and Delonte West, both of whom went on to long careers in the NBA. The Hawks managed to reach the Elite Eight, coming one win away from making it back to the Final Four.
What are some of the Hawks' basketball traditions?
One of the most notable things about Hawks' games is the omnipresence of the team's mascot. The Hawks' mascot has been named the top tradition in college basketball. The Hawk "flies" in a figure-eight pattern during the team's timeout and flaps its wings during the game. The Hawk flaps its wings an average of 3,500 times each game. The St. Joseph's crowd will also chant "The Hawk Will Never Die," which has become one of the most famous chants in college basketball.
Where do the Hawks play their home games?
St. Joseph's Hawks' basketball tickets get you into the home games at Hagan Arena. This is a small and intimate venue for big-time college basketball with a seating capacity of approximately 4,200. The small size and loud crowd make the venue even more intimidating for visiting teams, giving the Hawks a distinct home-court advantage. Big 5 games have historically been played as part of a doubleheader at the hallowed venue The Palestra.
Who is the coach of the St. Joseph's Hawks?
The Hawks made a coaching change following last season. The team parted ways with longtime boss Phil Martelli whose outsized personality played well in Philadelphia. Martelli was on the bench from 1995 to 2019. The team hired Billy Lange to lead the Hawks. Lange is a former head coach at Navy who knows Philadelphia basketball after a tenure as an assistant coach at Villanova.Back to Top