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....
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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 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 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 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.
Talley scores 37, UNCW beats Hofstra in CAA tourney
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jordon Talley hit five 3-pointers and tied the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament record with a career-high 37 points to help UNC Wilmington beat Hofstra 93-88 on Sunday night.
The sixth-seeded Seahawks (11-20) will play No. 2 seed Northeastern in the semifinals Monday. UNCW lost both regular-season matchups with the Huskies.
Hofstra pulls away late, beats Towson 91-86
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman scored 27 points and Hofstra pulled away in the final four minutes to beat Towson 91-86 on Saturday in a Colonial Athletic Association regular season finale.
Hofstra (19-11, 12-6) has won five of its last six games, and finishes in third place in the conference standings. Towson (18-13, 8-10) entered having secured no better than fifth place.
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.
UNCW reverses 20-point loss to Hofstra with 20-point win
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Devontae Cacok scored 25 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and UNC Wilmington reversed a 20-point loss to Hofstra just 10 days ago with a 90-70 victory over the Pride on Saturday 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.
Chealey scores 33, Charleston rallies past Hofstra 76-70
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Joe Chealey scored 26 of his career-high 33 points in the second half and College of Charleston rallied from an 18-point first-half deficit to defeat Hofstra 76-70 on Saturday.
Grant Riller added 25 points on 11-of-14 shooting for the Cougars (14-6, 5-3 Colonial Athletic Association), who trailed 40-31 at the break.
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.
All 5 Elon starters in double figures in 89-76 triumph
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Tyler Seibring scored 22 points and all the Elon starters reached double figures in an 89-76 victory over Hofstra on Sunday, overcoming a career-high 39 points by Justin Wright-Foreman.
Hofstra outlasts James Madison 87-81 in OT
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman scored 26 points, Rokas Gustys had 12 points and 18 rebounds and Hofstra beat James Madison 87-81 in overtime on Friday night.
Hofstra trailed 72-69 with 4.3 seconds left in regulation. The inbound pass was caught in the far corner by Matija Radovic and he found Wright-Foreman for a contested 3-pointer on the wing just before the buzzer.
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.