PHILADELPHIA -- Langston Galloway had 20 points and eight rebounds to lead Saint Joseph's over Marist 81-62 on Wednesday night.
Ronald Roberts Jr. contributed 16 points to go along with 10 rebounds for the Hawks (2-0). Halil Kanacevic also had a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.
Chavaughn Lewis led all scorers with 26 for Marist (0-3).
The Hawks never trailed and built a 12-0 lead in the first 4 minutes en route to a 40-25 halftime advantage.
Saint Joseph's shot 49 percent from the field, including 7-of-16 from beyond the arc. Marist was also outrebounded by the Hawks 47-26.
Despite the teams being less than 200 miles apart, it was the first time they played each other.
Saint Joseph's faces Creighton at home Saturday.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.