Hofstra graduate forward Zeke Upshaw picked up another postseason award today as the Chicago, IL native was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division I All-District 10 Second Team.
Prior to the start of last week’s Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Championship, Upshaw was named to the All-CAA second team as well.
Upshaw had an outstanding season...
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...
Hofstra had a shot, which is more than could be said of the last game.
Coming off a rout at Towson, the Pride hung right with Drexel and even led by five points in the second half. But Dragons senior guard Frantz Massenat made all the plays down the stretch in a monstrous game and Hofstra fell, 77-74, Wednesday night at Mack Sports Complex.
Massenat had a career-high 32 points...
Hofstra didn’t need a season to remember, but it needed a season everyone wouldn’t want to forget.
After last season, the Pride were in shambles and without a coach. Mo Cassara had been fired following a campaign in which the team had nearly as many players arrested (six) as it had wins (seven).
The arduous rebuilding began with the hiring of Joe Mihalich, who had spent the...
Zeke Upshaw scored 21 points as Hofstra knocked off William & Mary 77-60 on Wednesday.
Hofstra (7-12, 3-1 Colonial Athletic Association) shot 47 percent from the floor, including 10 of 20 from beyond the arc. Dion Nesmith scored 15 points and had 10 assists, while Stephen Nwaukoni had 13 points and 14 rebounds.
William & Mary (10-7, 2-2) was led by Marcus Thornton with...
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January 22, 2014
Zeke Upshaw scored 27 points, including seven 3-pointers, to lift Hofstra to a 69-64 win over North Carolina-Wilmington on Wednesday night.
The Pride (6-11, 2-1 Colonial Athletic Association) held on to a narrow lead throughout the second half and needed a 5-0 spurt that included an Upshaw trey with about five minutes left to hold off the Seahawks for the win.
Jordan Allen and...
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January 15, 2014
Zeke Upshaw scored 22 points and Stephen Nwaukoni added 12 with 12 rebounds as Hofstra edged Central Connecticut State 72-67 Sunday.
Hofstra (3-6) took a late lead on consecutive layups by Moussa Kone and Jordan Allen, but CCSU responded as Juwan Newmen hit two free throws to make the score 66-65 with 28 seconds left.
Upshaw hit two from the line and Jamall Robinson added another...
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December 15, 2013