HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Taran Buie scored 24 points and Hofstra defeated William & Mary 70-59 Saturday in Colonial Athletic Association action.
The Pride (5-11, 2-1) never trailed and led 27-17 lead at the break.
Brandon Britt led William & Mary (7-8, 1-3) with 21 points, shooting 8 for 16 from the floor. Marcus Thornton's 17 points included 9 at the stripe in 11 attempts. Kyle Gaillard was the third Tribe player in double figures with 10.
Hofstra hit 47.9 percent (23 of 48) from the field. The Tribe was 19 for 55 (34.5 percent).
Hofstra's bench outscored the Tribe's 10-2, and the Pride had a 17-10 advantage in second-chance points.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.