PHILADELPHIA (AP)—Langston Galloway scored 17 points as Saint Joseph’s got off to a quick start in a 65-47 win over Penn State on Saturday.
The Hawks scored the first 22 points of the game, with Galloway scoring nine, and led 33-13 at halftime.
Galloway made 5 of 11 field goal attempts for the game while C.J. Aiken, who scored 14 points, was 6 of 8.
The largest lead for St. Jospeh’s was 28 points at 38-10 after Halil Kanacevik hit a layup with 18:25 remaining in the game. The lead never dropped below 17 points the rest of the way.
Penn State struggled from the field, especially in the first half. The Nittany Lions (5-2) made only 4 of 38 field goal attempts in the first half and hit 26.8 percent (19 of 71) for the game.
Billy Oliver scored 12 points for Penn State, which matched its season-low point total.