Record: 24-9 How they got here: Won the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament Strengths: Senior guard Langston Galloway (17.4 ppg) has a history of making clutch 3-pointers for the Hawks, including a key late one against Virginia Commonwealth in the Atlantic 10 league title game. Saint Joseph's has won nine of its past 11 games to help propel it into the NCAA Tournament. The school is making its first Big Dance appearance since 2008. Weaknesses: The team failed to record a signature nonconference win, falling against Creighton, LSU, Temple and Villanova. During the losses, the Saint Joseph's had difficulty avoiding turnovers and dealing with defensive pressure.
CHUCK MYERS, MCT