A disappointing week for Hofstra continued Thursday night with a flat-footed 62-54 loss to James Madison University, dropping the Pride to 1-2 in Colonial Athletic Association play. Continue reading “Wright-Foreman Lone Bright Spot In Flat Hofstra Loss”
As far as college basketball games go, William & Mary’s 95-93 overtime win at Hofstra Monday afternoon was classic. As the next installment in this burgeoning rivalry, it was simply par for the course. Continue reading “Heartbreak For Hofstra As Dixon Buries Another Late 3”
Hofstra closed out the non-conference portion of their schedule with an impressive 84-64 cruise control victory over MAAC contender Siena Thursday night at the Mack Sports Complex in Hempstead, NY. Continue reading “Hofstra 84, Siena 64 – Four Thoughts”
The Battle of Long Island could better be described as a massacre. Continue reading “Hofstra Routs Stony Brook To Claim Long Island Crown”
Alex Copeland officially played 4.2% of possible minutes last season as a freshman for Yale, and even that is generous, perhaps 99% of that came in blowouts or just as the final horn was about to sound in a game already decided (yes, that’s Copeland entering as James Jones emptied his bench in the Ivy League clinching win over Columbia in March).
This season, Copeland expected his role to be increased after four seniors graduated. But point guard Makai Mason still remained, as did Trey Phills and Anthony Dallier, the next two on the Yale depth chart when practice opened in October.
If you haven’t heard by now, Hofstra is playing Kentucky this weekend. Continue reading “Hofstra Preaches Team Effort As Kentucky Looms”
During a damp, rainy night in Hempstead, Long Island the Hofstra men’s basketball squad felt the chill of the outside air late in each half, as the Pride fell to St. Bonaventure 81-75 Tuesday evening at the Mack Sports Complex. Continue reading “Cold Spells Doom Hofstra Against St. Bonaventure”
Hofstra pulled out a two-point victory over Columbia on Tuesday in Morningside Heights. The game was a clash between two retooling New York City area teams and the Pride had a little more depth and grit in the victory. Continue reading “Three Thoughts: Hofstra 88, Columbia 86”
It was the “other” Zavier’s turn to shine Friday night. Zavier Peart led the Jaspers with 16 points as Manhattan dispatched local rival Hofstra 80-68 at Draddy Gymnasium. Continue reading “Three Thoughts: Manhattan 80, Hofstra 68”
The MAAC let three winnable games slip through its fingers and Sacred Heart surprised Hofstra in a busy night of college basketball. Continue reading “About Last Night: Nov. 15, 2016”