FINAL: St. Joe's 72 - Washington State 67

Roberts had another double-double (USA Today)

Behind 21 points and 10 rebounds from senior big man Ron Roberts, Saint Joseph's held off Washington State to win Sunday's fifth-place game 72-67. Come inside for the latest reaction from Roberts and both head coaches.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Despite giving up a game-high 25 points to DaVonte Lacy, Saint Joseph's (4-2) held on late to finish off Washington State (3-4) 72-67, securing fifth place in the 2013 Old Spice Classic.

The Hawks were paced from wire to wire by senior big man Ron Roberts, who finished above, around and through Cougar defenders all afternoon en route to 21 points, 10 rebounds and two blocks. Senior guard Langston Galloway and freshman wing DeAndre Bembry, playing his best game of the tournament, each chipped in 13 points.

After trailing 34-28 at the half, Washington State came storming back in the second half, behind a three-point barrage from Lacy, to take a fleeting lead before a Roberts three-point play, finishing a dunk through contact, with 3:22 to play put the Hawks back in front 66-65.

Phil Martelli's men wouldn't look back.

The Cougars had only one additional double-digit scorer outside of Lacy – Que Johnson with 10 points off the bench.

Saint Joseph's leaves Orlando 2-1 after losing to LSU in the opener before rebounding to beat Siena and Washington State. Ken Bone's Cougars leave 1-2 with a win over Purdue and losses to the Hawks and Butler.

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