RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Markell Johnson had 26 points as North Carolina State defeated Hofstra 84-78 in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday night.
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....
Hofstra looks for road win vs Delaware
Hofstra (24-6, 14-3) vs. Delaware (16-14, 8-9)
Bob Carpenter Center Acierno Arena, Newark, Delaware; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Hofstra looks for its fourth straight win over...
Drexel seeks revenge on Hofstra
Hofstra (23-6, 13-3) vs. Drexel (13-16, 7-9)
John A Daskalakis Center, Philadelphia; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Hofstra goes for the season sweep over Drexel after winning the...
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.
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.
Coburn hits 7 3s as Hofstra routs Elon 102-61
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Tareq Coburn sank a career-high seven 3-pointers — all in the first half — as front-running Hofstra breezed past Elon 102-61 on Thursday night.
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 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.
Wright-Foreman scores as time expires, Hofstra wins 75-72
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — The fate of a lengthy win streak flowed through Justin Wright-Foreman who launched a shot on the run from inside half court just as the buzzer sounded and when it rattled through, drawing a roar from the crowd, Hofstra had defeated Northeastern 75-72 Saturday for its 10th straight win.
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.
Wormley, Buie lead Hofstra past Rosemont 107-54
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Kenny Wormley had career highs of 20 points and six steals and Desure Buie notched his first career double-double as Hofstra routed Division III-member Rosemont College 107-54 on Saturday for its seventh straight victory.
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 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 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.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Forward Evan Boudreaux has decided to play his final two seasons of basketball at Purdue.
He joins the Boilermakers after graduating in three years from Dartmouth and will have wo years of eligibility remaining. The 6-foot-8 Illinois native will be eligible to play this fall.
Boudreaux played his first two seasons with the Big Green and averaged 17.6 points and 9.5 rebounds in 54 games. He sat out last season after announcing his intention to transfer.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue forward Jacquil Taylor plans to transfer after he earns his degree in May.
Coach Matt Painter made the announcement Wednesday.
The 6-foot-10 junior will be eligible to play next season and could be granted a second year of eligibility.
Taylor fought injuries throughout his career with the Boilermakers and backed up big men such as Isaac Haas, Matt Haarms and Caleb Swanigan.
Short-handed Boilermakers crush Cleveland State, 77-53
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — No. 18 Purdue currently has only eight healthy scholarship players. At this point in the season, it hasn't been a problem.
Isaac Haas scored 14 points, Caleb Swanigan had 13 points and 10 rebounds and Dakota Mathias added 12 points on four 3-pointers, leading the Boilermakers to a 77-53 victory over Cleveland State on Saturday.