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Green, Pusica, Brace help Northeastern beat Hofstra 81-67

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) Bolden Brace, Vasa Pusica and Anthony Green each had a double-double on Thursday night to help Northeastern beat Hofstra 81-67 for its fourth win in a row.

Brace had 14 points and 10 rebounds, Green added 14 and 10 and Pusica finished with 16 points, five rebounds and a career-high 10 assists. Shawn Occeus scored 16 points, and Donnell Gresham 11, for Northeastern (14-7, 7-2 Colonial Athletic Association), which avenged a 71-70 home loss to the Pride (12-9, 5-9) on Jan. 2.

Pusica scored seven points during a 14-2 run that made it 26-16 and the Huskies led the rest of the way. Rokas Gustys hit a jumper to cap an 11-3 spurt that pulled Hofstra within two points, but Brace hit a 3 to close the first half, and Gresham added another to open the second that gave Northeastern a 39-30 lead.

A dunk by Gustys made it 57-52 with nine minutes to play, Occeus answered with a 3 and the Huskies hit 15 of 16 free throws in the final 6 1/2 minutes to seal it.

Justin Wright-Foreman led Hofstra with 20 points but made just 6 of 20 from the field. Gustys finished with 13 points, on 6-of-6 shooting, and 10 rebounds - his ninth double-double of the season.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Northeastern 14-7 364581
home team logo Hofstra 12-9 303767
Team Stats
away team logo Northeastern 14-7 75.4 PPG 33.6 RPG 14.1 APG
home team logo Hofstra 12-9 83.4 PPG 35 RPG 14.1 APG
Key Players
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V. Pusica 17.4 PPG 3.8 RPG 4.1 APG 48.2 FG%
5
E. Pemberton 15.0 PPG 4.8 RPG 2.3 APG 44.9 FG%
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0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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