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...
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.