HOFSTRA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hondo shows National pride

Berrios apparently isn’t interested in earning a stall in Hondo’s Stable of Stalwarts. His latest failure, Monday night against the Tigers, slashed the earnings to 474 reardons. Tuesday night: Since it seems a little early in the season for a Nats collapse, Mr. Aitch will back Sure-As-Shootin’ Scherzer to keep the Metamucils out of the...
Via New York Post
10 days ago

The Cuba pride, passion and fears from baseball-fan mecca

HAVANA — I am in the middle of two dozen Chris Russos, just screeching passionately in Spanish, and the circle is getting thicker and thicker. For more than a half-century, the government of my country and that of the country I am standing in have been the worst of neighbors, familiar and distant, suspicion has...
Via New York Post
March 21, 2016

Heartbroken Hofstra’s season lives on in NIT

Hofstra’s crushing CAA Tournament final loss will linger, but the Pride are not done playing basketball yet. Hofstra received an automatic bid to the NIT after winning the CAA regular-season crown for the first time. It is the fifth seed in the Monmouth and Florida quadrant and will visit fourth-seeded George Washington on Wednesday at...
Via New York Post
March 14, 2016

UNC Wilmington downs Hofstra in OT to lock up NCAA berth

NC Wilmington won its first Colonial Athletic Association title in 10 years and earned a trip to the NCAA Tournament, getting 20 points from Craig Ponder in an 80-73 overtime victory over top-seeded Hofstra on Monday night.The game was tied before a three-point play by Seahawks freshman C.J. Bryce made it 76-73 with 1:20 left in overtime. After a Hofstra misfire, Denzel Ingram drilled...
Via Associated Press
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Hofstra dealt crushing loss in CAA tourney for 2nd straight year

BALTIMORE — Hofstra’s double-overtime loss in last year’s CAA Tournament semifinals was crushing. There may not be a proper adjective to describe how much pain this one delivered. The better team for 30 minutes, the Pride came undone, blowing a 12-point lead and watching their NCAA Tournament hopes fall painfully short Monday night at Royal...
Via New York Post
March 07, 2016

Hofstra avenges last year’s heartbreak to advance to finals

It was almost a year ago to the day when Hofstra left Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore heartbroken, crushed, after dropping a double-overtime CAA tournament semifinal to William & Mary. The top-seeded Pride felt the exact opposite Sunday afternoon, pulling out a thrilling 70-67 victory over the fifth seed, and moving on to the conference...
Via New York Post
March 06, 2016

Hofstra edges Towson 84-82

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) Juan'ya Green scored 21 points while dishing out 10 assists and Rokas Gustys sank the winning bucket to lift Hofstra to an 84-82 win over Towson on Thursday night. Tied at 82, Hofstra (19-8, 11-4 Colonial Athletic Association) got the ball with 13 seconds left after an offensive foul on Towson, setting up the winning play. Green passed it to Gustys, who dropped...
Via Associated Press
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Green's jumper helps Hofstra sink Elon 66-64

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) Juan'ya Green made the game-winning jumper from the left wing with 2.1 seconds left to lift Hofstra over Elon 66-64 Thursday night. Hofstra's Desure Buie blocked Luke Eddy's half-court shot at the buzzer to secure the win for the Pride (15-6, 7-2 Colonial Athletic Association). Rokas Gustys had 23 points and 19 rebounds to lead Hofstra. Ameen Tanksley added...
Via Associated Press
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

FSU surprised by Hofstra in Paradise Jam tournament

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) -- After Hofstra left its chilly campus to go check out the tropics, Pride coach Joe Mihalich found himself worrying about the change of scenery causing a loss of focus. "This place," Mihalich said, "is almost too nice." His concerns were unneeded. His team was more than ready to get Hofstra's biggest win in years. Brian Bernardi scored 24 points...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Hofstra completes sweep of UNC-Wilmington, 61-52

Jordan Allen scored six points in the final three minutes, including 4 of 5 from the free throw line, as Hofstra held off North Carolina-Wilmington, 61-52 to sweep the season series Saturday night. UNC-Wilmington, winless in 10 Colonial Athletic Association outings, built a 14-point lead in the first half, taking a 35-21 advantage at intermission. But the Pride roared back with...
Via Associated Press
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Upshaw, Nwaukoni propel Hofstra past CCSU 72-67

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...
Via Associated Press
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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