Hofstra faces Northeastern in CAA finals
No. 2 seed Northeastern (22-10, 16-4) vs. No. 1 seed Hofstra (27-6, 17-3)
Colonial Conference Tourney Championship, North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, South Carolina; Tuesday, 6...
Delaware, Hofstra meet in CAA semis
No. 5 seed Delaware (17-15, 9-10) vs. No. 1 seed Hofstra (26-6, 16-3)
Colonial Conference Tourney Semifinals, North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, South Carolina; Monday, 5 p.m....
Wright-Foreman carries Hofstra past James Madison
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman had 17 points to lead five Hofstra players in double figures as the Pride topped James Madison 76-67 in the quarterfinals of the Colonial...
JMU, Hofstra meet in CAA quarters
James Madison (14-18, 7-12) vs. No. 1 seed Hofstra (25-6, 15-3)
Colonial Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, South Carolina; Sunday, 11 p.m....
Wright-Foreman lifts Hofstra over Delaware 92-70
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman had 28 points as Hofstra defeated Delaware 92-70 on Saturday to win its first outright regular-season conference title since 2000-01.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman had 32 points as Hofstra narrowly defeated Drexel 80-77 to earn at least a share of the Colonial Athletic Association title on Thursday night.
Lewis scores 40; James Madison beats Hofstra 104-99 in OT
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Lewis scored a career-high 40 points including a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to force overtime as James Madison beat Colonial Athletic Association leader Hofstra, 104-99...
Wright-Foreman lifts Hofstra past Towson 91-82 in 2OT
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman had 28 points as Hofstra won its 15th consecutive home game, defeating Towson 91-82 in double overtime on Thursday night.
UNCW tops conference leader Hofstra 87-79, exits CAA cellar
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Devontae Cacok scored 18 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and UNC Wilmington, which started the day in last place in the Colonial Athletic Association, knocked off conference leader Hofstra 87-79 on Saturday night.
Hofstra tops Coll. Of Charleston 99-95
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman had 30 points to lead Hofstra to a 99-95 win over College of Charleston on Thursday night. Wright-Foreman was outscored by the Cougars' Grant Riller, who had a career-high 43 points.
Eli Pemberton had 25 points and seven rebounds for Hofstra (22-4, 12-1 Colonial Athletic Conference). Tareq Coburn added 14 points.
Wright-Foreman leads Hofstra past William & Mary 93-87
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman had a career-high 48 points as Hofstra stretched its home win streak to 14 games, beating William & Mary 93-87 on Saturday.
Wright-Foreman made 9 of 11 foul shots.
Desure Buie had 16 points and six assists for Hofstra (21-4, 11-1 Colonial Athletic Conference). Eli Pemberton added 12 points. Jacquil Taylor had 11 points and 15 rebounds for the home team.
Hofstra wins 16th straight game, routs Towson 84-61
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman scored 25 points as Hofstra extended the nation's longest winning streak to 16 games with an 84-61 rout of Towson on Saturday.
The Pride (19-3, 9-0 Colonial Athletic Association) have beaten Towson (7-15, 3-6) in six of the last eight meetings. Hofstra entered with a three-game lead over Northeastern atop the CAA standings. The teams play next Saturday in Boston.
Hofstra extends nation’s longest win streak to 15
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman scored 23 points, Eli Pemberton added 20, including a 90-foot basket just before halftime, and Hofstra extended the nation's longest active winning streak to 15 with an 85-68 victory over James Madison on Thursday night.
Hofstra wins 14th straight, 86-72 over Charleston
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Eli Pemberton had a season-high 26 points as Hofstra won its 14th consecutive game, topping Charleston 86-72 on Saturday.
Justin Wright-Foreman had 19 points for Hofstra (17-3, 7-0 Colonial Athletic Conference). Wright-Foreman reached double figures for the 73rd consecutive game, the 17th longest streak in Division I history.
Jacquil Taylor added 16 points and three blocks. Jalen Ray had 14 points for the Pride.
Pemeberton’s 24 pts paces Hofstra over UNC Wilmington 87-72
NEW YORK (AP) — Eli Pemberton scored 24 points and Justin Wright-Foreman scored 15 of his 19 total in the second half and Hofstra beat UNC Wilmington 87-72 on Thursday night.
Hofstra improved to 16-3 overall and 6-0 in Colonial Athletic Association play. The 13-game win streak is the fourth-longest overall in program history and the second-longest since Hofstra joined the Division I level in 1966-67. No Hofstra team has started CAA play with six straight wins since joining the league in 2001-02.
Hofstra beats Elon for 12th consecutive victory
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman scored 21 points, Eli Pemberton had 13 of his 15 in the second half and Hofstra rallied to beat Elon 74-71 on Saturday night to win its 12th straight game and remain unbeaten in the Colonial Athletic Association.
Hofstra wins 11th straight with 3OT win over William & Mary
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman had 37 points and seven rebounds to help Hofstra win its 11th straight game with a 93-90 triple-overtime victory over William & Mary on Thursday night.
Jalen Ray was 5 of 10 from 3-point range with 19 points and Eli Pemberton scored 14 for the Pride (14-3, 4-0 Colonial Athletic Association).
Wright-Foreman helps Hofstra to 9th straight win, 89-75
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman scored 34 points, leading five into double figures and Hofstra defeated Drexel 89-75 on Sunday, winning a second straight in conference play and nine in a row overall.
Hofstra routs Delaware in Colonial opener, 91-46
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman hit five of the six 3-pointers he attempted to post 29 points and Hofstra held Delaware to just 18 first-half points as the Pride routed the Blue Hens, 91-46 in the Colonial Athletic Association opener for both schools Friday night.
Hofstra now has won eight straight games and 11 straight at home. The overall win streak equals an eight-game ride the Pride had in 2015-16.
Wright-Foreman with 24 points leads Hofstra past Rider 89-73
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman scored 24 points with six assists and Hofstra beat Rider 89-73 on Saturday.
Wright-Foreman was 10 of 19 from the field including three from long range for the Pride (7-3). Tareq Coburn added 19 points and eight rebounds, Desure Buie had 14 points and six assists and Eli Pemberton had 12 points with seven rebounds and five assists.
Wright-Foreman scores 30, leads Hofstra over Monmouth 75-73
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman scored 30 points that included a game-winning 3-point play with 16 seconds left to give Hofstra a 75-73 victory over Monmouth on Wednesday night.
Hofstra (6-3) won its third straight while Monmouth (0-10) remains winless.
Ray Salnave made two layups between Desure Buie's 3-pointer and Monmouth led 73-72 with 31 seconds to go. Wright-Foreman scored, and following a timeout, Louie Pillari missed a 3-pointer as time expired.
Wright-Foreman with 28 leads Hofstra past Siena 94-86
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman scored 28 points with four assists and Hofstra took an early lead and held it, beating Siena 94-86 on Wednesday night.
Wright-Foreman was 12 of 19 from the field for the Pride (4-3). Eli Pemberton added 19 points and three steals, Desure Buie had 13 points and four assists and Tareq Coburn had 12 points and a team-high 14 rebounds.
Wright-Foreman leads Hofstra past Cal State Fullerton 80-71
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman scored 37 points with five rebounds and six assists and Hofstra beat Cal State Fullerton 80-71 on Wednesday night.
Wright-Foreman was 13 of 20 from the field and 9 of 11 from the line for the Pride (3-2). Eli Pemberton added 20 points, six rebounds and three assists and Jacquil Taylor led the team with nine rebounds.
Kyle Allman Jr. scored 38 points to lead the Titans (2-4).
Hofstra runs away from winless North Carolina A&T, 92-72
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman scored 22 points and all five starters scored in double figures as Hofstra turned away North Carolina A&T with a 92-72 victory on Wednesday night.
Hofstra overcomes slow start, beats Mount St. Mary’s 79-61
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman had 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists, and Hofstra overcame a slow start Friday night to win its season opener 79-61 over Mount St. Mary's.
The Pride missed their first 12 shots from the field and fell behind 16-1 before Tareq Coburn's jumper with 12:02 left in the first half. Hofstra outscored the Mount 28-12 over the rest of the half to take a 31-28 lead into the break.
Pemberton propels Hofstra past James Madison 77-61
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Eli Pemberton tallied 22 points, six assists and five rebounds, Jalen Ray added 15 points off the bench and Hofstra rolled to a 77-61 victory over James Madison on Thursday night.
Wright-Foreman leads Hofstra past Drexel 88-76
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman scored 22 of his 32 points in the second half, Eli Pemberton and Rokas Gustys had double-doubles and Hofstra pulled away in the second half to beat Drexel 88-76 on Saturday.
Gustys, Pemberton spur Hofstra past William & Mary 90-84
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Rokas Gustys piled up 22 points and 21 rebounds and Eli Pemberton scored 26 to propel Hofstra to a 90-84 victory over William & Mary on Thursday night.
Hofstra cranks up defense in 67-48 win over Elon
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Eli Pemberton tossed in 27 points on 10-of-16 shooting, Justin Wright-Foreman scored 21 and Hofstra turned in its best defensive performance of the season in a 67-48 victory over Elon on Thursday night.
Riller, Brantley lift Charleston past Hofstra 86-85
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Grant Riller scored 24 points, Jarrell Brantley poured in 23 more, including the winning layup, and Charleston edged Hofstra 86-85 on Saturday night to take sole possession of first place in the Colonial Athletic Association.
Gustys sets rebound record in Hofstra 96-76 win
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Eli Pemberton scored 27 points, Justin Wright-Foreman added 23 points with five 3-pointers, and Hofstra beat UNC Wilmington 96-76 on Thursday night.
Rokas Gustys scored 17 points and grabbed 16 rebounds for his 44th career double-double and became Hofstra's all-time leader in rebounds with 1,187 career boards, surpassing John Irving's (1974-77) 1,186 rebounds.
Wright-Foreman scores 32, Hofstra beats Delaware 64-59
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman hit 6 of 8 from 3-point range and finished with 32 points, including 12 in the final eight-plus minutes, to help Hofstra beat Delaware 64-59 on Saturday night.
Hofstra pulls away late in 1st, beats Delaware 90-63
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Eli Pemberton scored 21 points, Desure Buie added 20 and Hofstra pulled away late in the first half and cruised to a 90-63 victory over Delaware on Thursday night.
Pemberton was 7 of 12 from the floor and Buie made four 3-pointers and was 8-of-17 shooting from the field. Justin Wright-Foreman had 15 points and Jalen Ray chipped in 10 for Hofstra (12-7, 5-2 Colonial Athletic Association), which has won five of its last six games.
Gustys with 20 points, 16 boards in Hofstra’s 91-86 win
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rokas Gustys scored a career-high 20 points and pulled down 16 rebounds and Hofstra held off Drexel 91-86 on Saturday.
Gustys reached the 10-rebound mark for the 64th time in his career and posted his 42nd career double-double. Justin Wright-Foreman, the Colonial Athletic Association's top scorer, added 20 to notch his 40th straight game in double figures, the nation's fifth-longest streak. Eli Pemberton added 19 for the Pride, who shot 61 percent.
Hofstra edges Northeastern 71-70 behind Wright-Foreman
BOSTON (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman scored 27 points, Rokas Gustys added 15 with 13 rebounds, and Hofstra beat Northeastern 71-70 on Tuesday night to end the Huskie's five-game home win streak.
Wright-Foreman, Gustys help Hofstra beat D-II Molloy 107-72
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman had 23 points and Rokas Gustys had his second-consecutive double-double to help Hofstra cruise to a 107-72 win over Division II Molloy on Thursday night.
Gustys finished with 14 points and 15 rebounds, Eli Pemberton scored 19 points on 7-of-8 shooting, including 3-of-3 3-pointers, and Matija Radovic scored a career-high 16 for Hofstra (4-3).
Gustys, Wright-Foreman lead Hofstra to 75-57 win
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Rokas Gustys had 14 points and 13 rebounds as Hofstra started strong and pulled away from Kennesaw State to take a 75-57 win in the first meeting between these schools on Monday night.
Gustys, who was 5 of 9 from the field, had his 35th career double-double and added seven offensive rebounds. Justin Wright-Foreman added 16 points after leading all scorers with 25 in the Pride's season-opening 77-74 win over Army. Eli Pemberton came off the bench to chip in 12 points.
Wright-Foreman scores 20-plus in 7th straight, Hofstra wins
BOSTON (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman made three 3-pointers and scored 25 points to help Hofstra beat Northeastern 74-64 on Saturday.
It was Wright-Foreman's seventh straight 20-plus game.
Wright-Foreman hit an open 3-pointer from the wing after a cross-court pass from Deron Powers for a 60-58 lead, and the 6-foot guard soared for a dunk with 3:09 left to give the Pride a 66-60 advantage.
Hofstra goes on 12-0 run in final minute to get past Drexel
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman scored 20 points including the go-ahead 3-pointer late in a 12-0 run that propelled Hofstra past Drexel 79-77 on Saturday night.
Wright-Foreman's 3 gave the Pride (12-13, 4-8 Colonial) a 78-77 lead with 20 seconds left and Kari Jonsson missed a jumper for the Dragons (8-17, 2-10) with 7 seconds left. Eli Pemberton made 1 of 2 free throws to cap the scoring.
Wright-Foreman leads Hofstra to upset of Northeastern, 78-73
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman hit 11 of 15 shots from the field, including four 3-pointers, and tied a career-high with 30 points, Deron Powers converted a 3-point play with 17 seconds left and Hofstra held on to beat Northeastern 78-73 on Saturday.
Brian Bernardi scored 16 points and Powers finished with seven points and six assists for Hofstra (10-11, 2-6 Colonial Athletic Association).
UNC-Wilmington holds off Hofstra 84-76, unbeaten in CAA
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Denzel Ingram scored 20 points and Chris Flemmings 18 as UNC-Wilmington defeated Hofstra 84-76 on Saturday to remain unbeaten in Colonial Athletic Conference play.
Santa Ana scores 29, Elon cruises to 96-80 win over Hofstra
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Steven Santa Ana hit five 3-pointers and scored 29 points to help lead Elon to a 96-80 win over Hofstra on Thursday night.
The win gives the Phoenix back-to-back wins following three consecutive losses to open CAA conference play.
Santa Ana finished 11 of 16 from the field. Tyler Seibring finished with 22 points and Dainan Swoope added 18 for Elon (10-8, 2-3 CAA), which shot 57.9 percent and hit 14 3-pointers.
Chealey’s 31 leads College of Charleston past Hofstra, 77-71
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Joe Chealy knocked down five 3-pointers and put up a career-high 31 points as College of Charleston beat Hofstra, 77-71 Saturday to remain unbeaten in Colonial Athletic Association play.
Chealey was 9 of 16 from the field, including 5 of 8 from behind the 3-point arc, and converted 8 of 10 from the line to ignite a Charleston offense that shot 51.9 percent from the field overall (27 of 52) and 9 of 15 from distance.
Hofstra holds off Delaware 58-56 in CAA opener
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Ty Green scored 17 points, Justin Wright-Foreman added 15, including the winning free throws with 36.5 seconds left, and Hofstra edged Delaware 58-56 in a Colonial Athletic Association opener on Saturday.
Hofstra defeats Stony Brook 96-58, Gustys grabs 18 rebounds
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman scored a career-best 22 points off the bench — and all five starters scored in double figures — as Hofstra squeezed Stony Brook 96-58 Tuesday night in the "Battle of Long Island."
Rokas Gustys, who leads the nation in rebounding with an average of 13 per game, grabbed 18 boards for Hofstra (7-5) to go with 11 points for his fourth double-double of the season.
Hofstra rallies in second half to edge Coppin State 74-72
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Eli Pemberton scored 20 points and grabbed four boards as Hofstra rallied in the second period to edge Coppin State 74-72 in a season opener for both teams on Friday night.
Pemberton was 7 of 12 from the field including four 3-pointers for the Pride. Deron Powers added 12 points with four rebounds and five assists. Rokas Gustys had 10 points and led the team with 23 rebounds.