PHILADELPHIA -- Carl Jones scored 17 points and Ronald Roberts posted his 11th double-double of the season to help Saint Joseph's hold off Richmond 61-55 Wednesday night in an Atlantic 10 Conference game.
Roberts finished with 16 points and 10 boards for the Hawks.
Richmond (14-11, 4-6) led the majority of the first half and took a 36-27 advantage into the break but Saint Joseph's scored the first 15 points of the second half to grab a 42-36 lead.
From there, Richmond tied the game four times and cut the deficit to one three times, including 53-52 with 5:32 left, but Saint Joseph's (14-9, 5-5) held the Spiders to just three points the rest of the way.
Saint Joseph's outshot Richmond 42 percent (19 of 45) to 32.2 percent (19 of 59).
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