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Hofstra guard Jalen Ray (20) and others raise the trophy after defeating Northeastern in an NCAA college basketball game for the championship of the Colonial Athletic Association men's tournament Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in Washington. Hofstra won 70-61. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Hofstra returns to NCAA Tournament for first time since 2001

Mar. 10, 2020 10:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eli Pemberton dreamed since he was 6 years old about playing in the NCAA Tournament. He'll get to live that dream after helping end the Hofstra Pride's 18-year drought without an appearance. Pemberton scored 12 of his 19 points in the second half and Hofstra came from behind to beat...

Pemberton scores 24, Hofstra beats Delaware 75-61 in CAA

Mar. 9, 2020 8:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eli Pemberton had 24 points and Hofstra secured its second straight trip to the championship game of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament with a 75-61 victory over Delaware on Monday night. Hofstra will be looking to secure its first NCAA Tournament berth since 2001 on Tuesday....

Pemberton's 2nd-half burst lead Hofstra past Drexel

Mar. 8, 2020 4:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Eli Pemberton scored 19 points with 12 rebounds to carry top-seeded Hofstra to a 61-43 win over Drexel in the quarterfinals of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament on Sunday. Hofstra (24-8) will face the winner between fourth-seeded Charleston and No. 5 seed Delaware in a...

Fobbs scores 21 to carry Towson past Hofstra 76-65

Feb. 27, 2020 9:30 PM EST

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Brian Fobbs had 21 points as Towson topped Hofstra 76-65 on Thursday night. Allen Betrand had 14 points for Towson (18-12, 11-6 Colonial Athletic Association). Nicolas Timberlake added 12 points and six rebounds. Nakye Sanders had 10 points and seven rebounds. Tareq Coburn had 21...

Buie carries Hofstra over Delaware 78-62

Feb. 22, 2020 7:35 PM EST

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Desure Buie scored 27 points and Eli Pemberton added 15 and Hofstra won its eighth consecutive game, getting past Delaware 78-62 on Saturday to clinch at least a share of the CAA title. Isaac Kante and Tareq Coburn each added 11 points for the Pride (22-7, 13-3 Colonial Athletic...

Buie scores 26 as Hofstra rallies for 7th-straight win 81-74

Feb. 20, 2020 9:54 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Desure Buie scored 26 points as Hofstra won its seventh consecutive game, pulling away late and defeating Drexel 81-74 on Thursday night. Isaac Kante added 20 points and Eli Pemberton had 19 points and six rebounds for Hofstra (21-7, 12-3 Colonial Athletic Conference). Jalen Ray added...

Kante, Pemberton lead Hofstra past UNC Wilmington 78-64

Feb. 15, 2020 9:07 PM EST

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Isaac Kante scored a career-high 23 points with 14 rebounds, Eli Pemberton scored 23 and Hofstra rolled past UNC Wilmington 78-64 on Saturday to hand Pride coach Joe Mihalich his 400th career victory. Kante knocked down 6 of 8 shots from the floor and made 11 of 16 free throws for...

Pemberton carries Hofstra over Charleston 76-63

Feb. 13, 2020 9:37 PM EST

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Eli Pemberton matched his career high with 28 points and Hofstra beat College of Charleston 76-63 on Thursday night for its fifth straight victory. Jalen Ray had 14 points for Hofstra (19-7, 10-3 Colonial Athletic Conference). Desure Buie added 13 points and six assists, and Isaac...

Ray, Buie combine for 44, Hofstra rallies past Northeastern

Feb. 8, 2020 7:24 PM EST

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Jalen Ray and Desure Buie scored 22 points apiece and Ray sank four free throws in the last three seconds as Hofstra squeaked past Northeastern 75-71 on Saturday, claiming first place in the Colonial Athletic Association. Eli Pemberton had 12 points for Hofstra (18-7, 9-3), which...