Isaiah Miles added 14 points and Lamarr Kimble had 10 for Saint Joseph's (16-3, 5-1 Atlantic 10), which hit 29 of 60 from the field to win its fifth straight. Bembry was 7 of 13 from the floor and got four steals.
Trailing by 11 midway through the first half, the Hawks took control with a 20-3 run that included 3-pointers from Bembry and Papa Ndao to carry a 28-22 advantage into the break. The gap continued to widen over the final 20 minutes as La Salle struggled to control the ball, finishing with 19 turnovers compared to nine for the Hawks.
Jordan Price led the Explorers (5-12, 1-5) with 14 points, Cleon Roberts added 12 and Johnnie Shuler had 11. Tony Washington had 10 rebounds.