UMass Lowell, Cornell and Hofstra are just some of the surprises of the young college basketball season.
Hofstra easily dispatched the Wagner Seawhawks on Sunday, by a 93-71 margin, thanks to plenty of key performances. Here are three thoughts from the Pride’s third victory on the season and their best start to a season since 2008-09.
While we’ve given our thoughts on both sides, the heroic Dion Nesmith and Hofstra as the graduate student nailed a jumper to give the Pride a victory over Stony Brook, here are photos from Friday night’s thrilling start to a renewed Long Island rivalry.
Flash back a couple of years. Five years to be more precise. November 21, 2009 to be very precise.
Happy in eating my words on a prediction, a renewed rivalry began on Long Island Friday as Hofstra pulled out a 66-65 victory over Stony Brook thanks to Dion Nesmith’s heroics. His contested jumper, made with 1.9 seconds left, lifted the Pride over the Seawolves in their first meeting since 2008. Here are four thoughts, from the Stony Brook side, […]
On the road, playing an ACC team without their starting big man, Hofstra put up a fight in a 76-64 loss to N.C. State.
The Mihalich Era is here.
Hofstra showcased its brand new basketball practice facility at media day last week. The impressive court serves as an exclusive area for Hofstra’s men’s and women’s basketball programs to train year round.
“It’s a new time and a new team.” Officially, that was the slogan of last year’s Hofstra team. A team in transition. A team with a new head coach. A team that routinely played with a short lineup.
Ed Note: It’s time to start thinking about the CAA again. Here’s Matt Schorr — making his Big Apple Buckets debut — on the ten best players in the conference. Next week in Part 2 he’ll do a team-by-team breakdown of the projected conference standings.
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