Hofstra senior Rokas Gustys entered Thursday evening one rebound shy of matching the program’s Division I record. He ended up with that and many more. Gustys pulled down 16 total boards along with 17 points for his 10th double-double of the season as the Flying Dutchmen soared past UNCW by the final score of 96-76. Continue reading “Gustys Sets Rebounding Record As Hofstra Trounces UNCW”
Hofstra opened its season with a win for the fourth consecutive season as the Pride held off Army West Point 77-74 despite trotting out a lineup of just seven players Friday night. Continue reading “Shortened Hofstra Lineup Gets Past Army On Opening Night”
Outlook: After a down year which culminated in a first-round exit in the CAA tournament, Hofstra returns a powerful stable of talent in search of a return to the conference title game. Continue reading “34 Teams in 34 Days: Hofstra”
One face old, another new, Hofstra is set to unleash a double-barreled threat to run the point in 2017. In need of a point guard replacement following Deron Powers’ graduation in May, Joe Mihalich’s squad projects to have two capable options heading into the new season. Continue reading “Buie And Wormley Give Hofstra Dual-Threat At Point”
HAMDEN, Conn. – The credit does not belong to the critic, as Mr. Roosevelt once taught us, but the data made it pretty easy to be critical of Siena’s defense last season. Coming off a 2013-14 campaign in which the Saints were second in the MAAC (behind only champion Manhattan) and 78th nationally in defensive efficiency, Siena mysteriously couldn’t stop anyone last season with largely the same personnel that had won 20 games and the CBI in Jimmy Patsos’ first season in Loudonville (OK, Albany).
The final tally: 334th in defensive efficiency, dead last in the 11-team MAAC, and therefore an extremely disappointing 11-20 record.
Siena is off to their best start since their NCAA tournament appearance in 2010, but head coach Jimmy Patsos is happy that Monmouth is clogging the spotlight. Continue reading “Siena’s Strong Start Fueled By Veteran Leadership, Youth”