Men’s basketball meets Georgia in Monday’s Sunshine Slam semifinals

St. Joseph (2-1) vs. Georgia (3-1)
Monday 21 November | 8:30 p.m. | Ocean Center | Daytona Beach, Fla.
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• Saint Joseph’s meet Georgia in the semifinals of the 2022 Sunshine Slam’s Beach Bracket Field on Monday.

• The Hawks meet either South Florida or UAB in a title fight or third-place playoff on Tuesday.

• Saint Joseph’s start Monday on a two-game winning streak after beating UAlbany 99-79 in a Sunshine Slam regional round matchup on Thursday.

Erik Reynolds II scored a career-high 32 points against the Great Danes as he went 10-15 from the floor, 5-7 from three-point range and 7-8 from the foul line.

• Reynolds II, who led the Hawks in all three competitions this year, has averaged 25.5 points per game in his last two games while shooting 61 percent from the field (17-28) and 59 percent from behind the arc (10th -17).

Cameron Brown has had double-doubles in consecutive games as he had 17 points and 11 boards against UAlbany and finished with 20 points and 12 rebounds against Lafayette.

Kapper Klaczek has averaged 9.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game in the last two competitions.

THE FAST BREAK…
Kapper Klaczek has accumulated more points in the first three games of this season (24) than in eleven games last season (17) … Lynn GreerIII posts a career-high with 19 points and seven assists against UAlbany… cooper bird made his collegiate debut against UAlbany…The Hawks’ 99 points on Thursday were their highest since they hit 99 at Iona in a 104-99 overtime loss on Nov. 23, 2011…Saint Joseph’s has 31 assists surrendered the last two contests after shooting just three against #3 Houston.

SAINT JOSEPH’S VERSUS SUNSHINE SLAM FIELD
Saint Joseph’s and Georgia are meeting for the first time next Monday… John Linehan served three seasons as an assistant at Georgia before joining Hawk Hill last spring…Saint Joseph’s is 1-0 all-time against South Florida after winning the previous meeting 84-68 on February 5, 1987 at The Palestra … The Hawks are seeking their first win against UAB as they lost the first matchup 72-58 in the sixth-place contention at the 1998 Puerto Rico Holiday Classic.

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