William & Mary vs Hofstra

Hofstra wins in OT on Jenkins' 35-foot buzzer beater

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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Charles Jenkins hit a 3-pointer from 35 feet at the overtime buzzer as Hofstra defeated William & Mary 81-78 on Tuesday night.

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Jenkins, who finished with 28 points, also had the tying 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds left in regulation as Hofstra clinched a top-four finish in the Colonial Athletic Association and a bye in the opening round of the conference tournament.

Mike Moore added 25 points as the Pride (18-9, 12-4) earned its fourth consecutive victory and overcame a double-digit deficit for the seventh time this season.

Quinn McDowell, who led William & Mary (7-20, 3-13) with 28 points and 12 rebounds, hit two free throws with 4.5 seconds left in overtime, tying the score at 78.

Jenkins, whose 3-pointer at the end of regulation tied the score at 69, answered McDowell's free throws by hitting the winning 3-pointer over two defenders.

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William & Mary Tribe
Q. McDowell, F408-166-6123328
M. Kitts, F332-63-48137
B. Britt, G381-75-65317
J. Boatner, G334-104-411216
K. Brown, G200-10-04550
K. Gaillard213-50-06246
M. Rum152-40-00235
J. Ludwick131-10-00003
T. Rusthoven122-42-21016
Totals 23-5420-2240172278
Hofstra Pride
D. Imes, F383-86-8100412
G. Washington, F381-42-45044
M. Moore, G448-165-883325
B. Kelleher, G423-61-26739
C. Jenkins, G4110-213-524128
S. McLendon121-50-00023
Y. Jules100-20-00010
Totals 26-6217-2733141881
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