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Hofstra overcomes slow start, beats Mount St. Mary's 79-61

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) Justin Wright-Foreman had 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists, and Hofstra overcame a slow start Friday night to win its season opener 79-61 over Mount St. Mary's.

The Pride missed their first 12 shots from the field and fell behind 16-1 before Tareq Coburn's jumper with 12:02 left in the first half. Hofstra outscored the Mount 28-12 over the rest of the half to take a 31-28 lead into the break.

Hofstra led the entire second half, pushing to a 46-35 advantage early in the period and building to their largest lead at 69-49 with 6:48 left in the game.

Desure Buie and Eli Pemberton added 18 points each for the Pride and Jacquil Taylor grabbed 10 rebounds to go with six points.

Jalen Gibbs had 21 points, K.J. Scott added 14 and Nana Opoku scored 12 for the Mountaineers (0-2).

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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 Mt St Mary's 0-2 283361
home team logo Hofstra 1-0 314879
Team Stats
away team logo Mt St Mary's 0-2 67.5 PPG 36.6 RPG 11.0 APG
home team logo Hofstra 1-0 83.4 PPG 34.9 RPG 14.0 APG
Key Players
0
V. Morse 14.6 PPG 2.5 RPG 2.8 APG 43.1 FG%
3
J. Wright-Foreman 26.3 PPG 4.3 RPG 3.0 APG 51.1 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB