St. Joe's redshirt junior Javon Baumann had surgery last week to repair a fracture of the fifth metatarsal of his left foot.
At this time of year, every team in the country will come up with reasons why it can conjure a little bit of March magic and go on a run in its conference tournament.
Many thought St. Joe's DeAndre' Bembry was a shoe-in for Atlantic 10 Player of the Year. Others felt the Hawks' 13-17 record would hurt his chances.
Turns out the latter was correct.