The Saint Joseph's Hawks lead the Northern Iowa Panthers, 24-22, from halftime at Hagan Arena.
Both teams struggled to make baskets and the scoring was kept in check as a result. St. Joe's and UNI combined to hit just 2-20 of their three-point attempts. St. Joe's led most of the way before the Panthers got their first lead with less than two minutes to play in the half. The Hawks were able to take the lead back on the final possession of the first half.
Carl Jones led Saint Joe's with 7 points in the first frame. Halil Kanacevic scored five points and had 8 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 blocks for the Hawks. Seth Tuttle led the Panthers with 8 points in the half on 3-4 shooting. The rest of the Panthers shot just 5-29 from the field.