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DION NESMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Upshaw, Nesmith have strong nights, but not enough as Hofstra falls to Delaware

Zeke Upshaw has been around Hofstra only this one season, but he has seen enough to say, "We're so close to being where we want to be." That was never more true than Wednesday night, when the Pride was ever so close to beating the top team in the conference. Upshaw and fellow graduate student Dion Nesmith, in fact, each had a shot to give Hofstra the lead late, but...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Hofstra holds on for 75-64 win over NJIT

Dion Nesmith, who scored 20 points, had 8 in the final five minutes as Hofstra held on to defeat NJIT 75-64 Monday night. Zeke Upshaw had 15 points, Chris Jenkins added 12 and Jamall Robinson had 11 for the Pride. Hofstra (4-8) jumped out to an early lead, held a 22-9 advantage at the 7:35 mark and led 37-25 at the half. NJIT (6-10) charged back in the second half, closing to...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Nesmith scores 27 as Hofstra hedges Hartford 81-78

Dion Nesmith scored a career-high 27 points and Hofstra hit enough free throws down the stretch to hold off Hartford 81-78 in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Saturday night. Hofstra (2-3) hit 6 of 8 free throws, the last by Nesmith producing the three-point advantage with 16 seconds left. Then the Pride forced a final turnover by Hartford (2-4). Nesmith's three-point play at 8:08...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Hofstra coasts, beats Fairleigh Dickinson 80-58

Jamall Robinson scored 15 points and Dion Nesmith and Moussa Kone each added 14 as Hofstra cruised to an 80-58 win over Fairleigh Dickinson in a season opener for both teams Sunday. The Pride, who shot 29-of-55 from the field, jumped out to a 50-27 lead and closed the first half on a 7-0 run. They led by as many as 25 during the second half. Nesmith hit five of his six field goal...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Monmouth (NJ) 73, Fairleigh Dickinson 54

Dion Nesmith scored a career-high 21 points as Monmouth handed Fairleigh Dickinson its fourth straight loss, 73-54 Thursday night in Northeast Conference play. Nesmith hit 6 of 9 from the field and 7 of 8 at the foul line for the Hawks (8-12, 3-4). Christian White added 18 points and Jesse Steele had 12 for Monmouth, which knocked down 50 percent (27 of 54) from the field and 9...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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