St. Joseph's Red Hawks beat the Richmond Spiders on Wednesday night by a final score of 70-60. The win takes away the sting of a weekend loss to crosstown rivals, the Temple Owls. It also gives the Hawks their second win in three games as they look to erase the damage done by a 1-4 run to end the month of January.
Richmond has been a thorn in the Hawks' side since 2009, the last time St. Joe's beat their fellow Atlantic 10 foes. Carl Jones, who joined the Hawks the season after their last win over Richmond, led the way with 16 points. He also had 11 rebounds, two assists and a steal. Sophomore forward Langston Galloway, the team's second-leading scorer after Jones, had 13 points to go with seven rebounds, five assists, two blocked shot and a steal. Halil Kanacevic led the team with 12 rebounds.
The win evens St. Joe's conference record at 4-4. For the season, the Hawks are now 14-9. They host LaSalle on Saturday.