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Hofstra Wins Triple-Overtime Thriller At Northeastern

Three times at Matthews Arena on Thursday night, Hofstra had the ball with a chance to win as the clock expired. Three times, the Pride’s shots didn’t fall. But when the visitors got an opportunity to win by playing defense, they came through, stopping Northeastern on a key possession to earn a thrilling 96-92, triple-overtime victory. Continue reading

The Case For Every CAA Tournament Contender

As John showed yesterday, the CAA Tournament is up for grabs. Thanks to a balanced league with four co-champions, as well as the CAA’s neutral-site format, nobody won more than 26% of the 10,000 simulations, and six teams had at least a 10% chance of making the finals. Here’s the case for each of the top six seeds — and the others — heading into this evening’s first round. Continue reading

Northeastern Outruns Hofstra In 91-83 Shootout

Students filled the floor seating at Matthews Arena as Northeastern hosted Hofstra.

Students filled the floor seating at Matthews Arena as Northeastern hosted Hofstra.

Northeastern and Hofstra lived up to their billing as CAA contenders in a delightful slugfest on Wednesday evening. Two nearly unstoppable offenses traded the lead back and forth until a late 11-0 run gave the Huskies a 91-83 victory, pulling Northeastern, Hofstra and William & Mary into a three-way tie atop the Colonial at 4-1. Continue reading

Hofstra 77, William & Mary 60

A 17-0 run during which four different Pride players knocked down 3-pointers helped Hofstra pull away from William & Mary early in the second half Wednesday night for a 77-60 CAA victory.  After nursing a narrow lead for much of the game, the Pride’s furious run broke the game open as they led by as much as 23 late in the game. Continue reading