Saint Joseph's downs Fordham 80-55 behind Bembry
PHILADELPHIA (AP) DeAndre Bembry scored 26 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Saint Joseph's beat Fordham 80-55 on Saturday.
Bembry shot 11 of 17 from the floor and has scored in double figures in all 17 games this season.
Aaron Brown scored 12 points, Isiah Miles added 10, and the Hawks (14-3, 4-1 Atlantic 10 Conference) made 15 of 24 free throws and outrebounded the Rams 41-27.
Up by 12 at halftime, Bembry scored two straight layups to spark a 10-2 run and the Hawks pulled away 48-28, with the Rams scoring just four points in the first eight minutes of the second half.
The Hawks led by 36 after a 10-0 run capped by Brendan Casper's 3-pointer with 3:36 left and continued to pull away.
Saint Joseph's opened the game with a 14-4 run and never trailed.
Christian Sengfelder led Fordham (10-6, 1-4) with 13 points.