Courtesy of SJUHawks.com
PHILADELPHIA – Saint Joseph’s placed three players on All-Philadelphia Big 5 Team, as Ronald Roberts, Jr., earned First Team honors and Langston Galloway and Carl Jones were named to the All-Big 5 Second Team.
Roberts, a junior forward from Bayonne, N.J., turned in his best season as a Hawk, averaging 11.2 points and a team-high 8.3 rebounds per game. He recorded a team-high 13 double-doubles on the season and shot 52.9 percent from the field. Roberts, an Atlantic 10 All-Conference Third Team selection, averaged 12.1 points and 8.6 rebounds in conference games. He led the league in offensive rebounds, with 3.6 per contest.
Galloway, a junior guard from Baton Rouge, La., ranked second on the team in scoring with a 13.8 average. He scored double figures in 23 games and topped the Hawks with 80 three-point field goals made. This marks Galloway’s second selection to the All-Big 5 Team, as he earned First Team honors in 2012. The team captain, Galloway was named to the Allstate NABC Good Works Team for community service.
Jones, a senior guard from Garfield Heights, Ohio, closed out his SJU career as the third leading scorer in school history with 1,845 points. The team’s leading scorer with a 13.7 average, he tallied double figures in all but seven games. Jones hit 60 three-point field goals this season and ended his career with 213, which ranks seventh on Saint Joseph’s all-time list. This marks the third consecutive selection to the All-Big 5 Second Team for Jones.
Roberts, Galloway and Jones will be honored with all of the men’s and women’s awards winners at the Big 5’s annual banquet on April 29 at The Palestra. For tickets, email: [email protected].