PHILADELPHIA -- Langston Galloway scored a career-high 26 points, 24 in the first half as Saint Joseph built a 30-point lead and cruised to an 84-75 win over Duquesne in their Atlantic 10 home opener Wednesday night.
Saint Joseph's (11-5, 2-1 A-10) shot a blistering 71.4 percent (20 of 28) from the field in the first half and draining 12 of 18 3-point attempts. Galloway was 9 of 11 from the field and 6 of 7 from 3-point range.
Duquesne was scoreless for the first six minutes of the game. Galloway's sixth 3-pointer of the first half gave the Hawks their largest lead, 48-11, with 3:23 left.
The Dukes closed in the final minutes against Saint Joseph's reserves, closing with a 25-2 run.
Chris Wilson had 16 points for Saint Joseph's.
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.