Galloway, Roberts Selected to Portsmouth Invitational Tournament

Photo by Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports
Photo by Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

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PHILADELPHIA – Saint Joseph’s seniors Langston Galloway and Ronald Roberts Jr. have been selected to participate in the 2014 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament from April 16 to 19 in Portsmouth, Va.

The four-day, 12-game tournament serves as a showcase for the top 64 senior draft prospects, with representatives in attendance from NBA teams and international leagues.

Galloway and Roberts are coming off stellar seasons, which saw the Hawks win the Atlantic 10 Championship and earn a bid to the NCAA Tournament. Both players, along with classmate Halil Kanacevic, were named SJU’s Most Valuable Players for 2014.

Galloway finished his career as the second leading scorer in school history with 1,991 points and as SJU’s all-time leader in three-pointers with 334. He topped the team with a career-best 17.7 points per game and 108 three-point field goals, while converting 44.3 percent from behind the arc. One of SJU’s most reliable players, he set the school record with 132 games started. Galloway was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team and All-Championship Team as well as the All-Big 5 First team.

One of the most exciting players in school history, Roberts averaged a career-best 14.4 points while grabbing 7.4 rebounds per game. He shot 60.0 percent from the field and finished his career ranked second on the all-time list for career field goal percentage (57.0). Robert was chosen to the All-A-10 Second Team and All-Championship Team, along with the All-Big 5 Second Team. He finished his career with 1,398 points and 861 rebounds in his four years.

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