Northeastern vs Hofstra

Northeastern 62, Hofstra 57

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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - Joel Smith scored 19 points, Quincy Ford scored four of his 15 points and had a crucial block in the last 11 seconds and Colonial Athletic Association leader Northeastern rallied past Hofstra 62-57 Wednesday night.

The Huskies (15-8, 10-1), who also beat the Pride 65-60 on Jan. 16, trailed 44-38 with 7:26 left when they launched a 15-3 spurt. Smith made three of his four 3-pointers in the spree, capping it with a layup with 3:30 to go for a 53-47 lead.

After Hofstra (5-18, 2-8) closed to 58-57, Ford hit two free throws with 11 seconds left, blocked Taran Buie's 3-pointer with 2 seconds showing, then hit two more foul shots a second later.

Northeastern, which lost the battle of the boards 40-28, has won 10 of its last 11 games.

Stephen Nwaukoni had 11 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Pride, who have lost seven straight.

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Northeastern Huskies
Q. Ford, F364-106-661415
R. Spencer, F312-44-47158
J. Smith, G407-131-350119
D. Walker, G353-101-42317
J. Lee, G343-83-54529
D. Pollard110-30-01020
M. Banegas-Flores72-20-00134
D. Peck50-00-00000
C. Avenant10-00-00010
Totals 21-5015-2228111962
 42%68.2% 
Hofstra Pride
D. Imes, F302-93-58438
J. Allen, F191-31-24023
S. Nwaukoni, C333-65-8130311
T. Buie, G394-181-432210
S. Mejia, G224-51-203411
A. Savion241-40-13222
M. Kone183-30-05026
D. Brown123-30-02116
M. Grogan30-10-00000
Totals 21-5211-2240121957
 40.4%50% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Northeastern12-623-1286
Will. & Mary12-620-1393
J. Madison12-619-14148
UNC-Wilm.12-618-14146
Hofstra10-820-14174
Drexel9-911-19244
Delaware9-910-20253
Elon6-1215-18258
Towson5-1312-20281
Charleston3-159-24298
 
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