Northeastern vs Hofstra

Northeastern 64, Hofstra 62

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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - Jonathan Lee and Joel Smith combined for 40 points, and Lee's late jumper gave Northeastern a 64-62 win over Hofstra Wednesday night in a Colonial Athletic Conference game.

Nathaniel Lester, who led Hofstra (6-11, 0-5) with 19 points, hit a layup with 41 seconds left to tie the game at 62-62. But with 10 seconds to play, Lee scored the decisive basket on a jumper in the lane to send Hofstra to its fourth straight defeat and keep the Pride winless in CAA play.

Lee led Northeastern (7-8, 3-2) with 21 points and Smith added 19 in a game that was tied nine times and had seven lead changes.

Lee's jumper with 2:45 left tied it at 56-all. Hofstra took a three-point lead but Northeastern regained the lead 62-60 on a pair of free throws by Quincy Ford with 48 seconds left. Then Lee came through again.

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Scoreboard
Northeastern (7-8) «244064
Hofstra (6-11)243862

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Northeastern Huskies
R. Spencer, F354-73-462311
A. Bigby, F280-30-04210
R. Pierson, C50-20-00100
J. Lee, G389-132-334021
J. Smith, G346-135-653219
Q. Ford253-63-45149
K. Black211-21-20133
K. Edwards110-31-20021
D. Pollard30-10-00010
Totals 23-5015-2127141664
 46%71.4% 
Hofstra Pride
D. Imes, F345-71-241311
S. Nwaukoni, F334-52-390210
M. Moore, G364-110-11549
N. Lester, G346-156-741119
D. McMillan, G313-52-23728
S. McLendon131-30-03223
S. Mejia120-10-20110
M. Kone71-10-02012
Totals 24-4811-1728171662
 50%64.7% 
Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.15-329-627
Charleston14-425-1062
Towson11-720-1392
Elon10-818-14160
Will. & Mary10-817-14110
Northeastern8-1015-16134
Hofstra7-1115-17196
J. Madison7-1110-23256
Delaware5-1313-20234
Drexel3-159-23308
 
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