Nesmith, Kone Leave Hofstra In Good Hands

It’s hard to come up with a student-athlete with a more tumultuous career than recent Hofstra graduate Moussa Kone. The 6’8” forward from the Bronx represented the Pride’s senior-most member during the 2014-15 season and was the only member of the team to don the Hofstra uniform over the last four years. Continue reading “Nesmith, Kone Leave Hofstra In Good Hands”

Three Thoughts: Vermont 85, Hofstra 81

(photo courtesy: Vermont Athletics)

Vermont remained perfect on Long Island with an 85-81 victory at Hofstra Wednesday evening in the opening round of the College Basketball Invitational tournament. The Catamounts placed five players in double figures in the balanced attack.

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The Different Paths of Hofstra’s Senior Duo

Hofstra celebrated Senior Day in style with a 73-40 romp over the College of Charleston Wednesday evening. Lucky for the Pride, the game didn’t interfere much with the recognition of their seniors. In fact, it allowed them an opportunity to shine one last time in front of the home crowd. Continue reading “The Different Paths of Hofstra’s Senior Duo”

Three Questions – Hofstra

As the season approaches every team has questions. This series is going to look at three key ones.

1. Who or how does Hofstra replace Charles Jenkins? – All right, I started with the obvious one first, but this is definitely the biggest question. Jenkins had the best offensive rating the in the country last season for a player that used at least 28% of his team’s possessions. That’s high volume at high efficiency and it drove the Pride’s offense. And that offense in turn drove Hofstra to a surprisingly competitive campaign in the CAA.

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