Scores

Final

Northeastern 70

(7-14, 4-3 CAA)

Hofstra 57

(7-13, 3-2 CAA)

4:00 PM ET, January 25, 2014

Mack Sports Complex, Hempstead, New York

1 2 T
NE 30 4070
HOF 33 2457

Top Performers

Northeastern: D. Pollard 25 Pts, 1 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl

Hofstra: D. Nesmith 18 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast

Pollard lifts Northeastern past Hofstra 70-57

Associated Press

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Demetrius Pollard scored 25 points and Scott Eatherton added 18 with seven rebounds as Northeastern defeated Hofstra 70-57 Saturday.

The Huskies (7-14, 4-3 Colonial Athletic Association) shot 51.9 percent from the field and hit 9 of 17 3-pointers. Pollard was 9 of 14, 6 of 8 beyond the arc and dished out six assists. David Walker chipped in 10 points for Northwestern.

Hofstra (7-13, 3-2) was led by Dion Nesmith with 18 points and Zeke Upshaw had 12.

The Pride jumped out to an early 12-2 lead as Stephen Nwaukoni had a three-point play and Upshaw hit a 3-pointer. Northeastern closed the first half on a 10-4 run capped by a Pollard three-point play to pull within three at the break.

Pollard hit a layup in the second half to put Northeastern on top for good, and they pushed their lead to 65-55 after a Walker 3-pointer with 2:12 remaining.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NE
HOF
Points 70 57
FG Made-Attempted 28-54 (.519) 22-54 (.407)
3P Made-Attempted 9-17 (.529) 6-21 (.286)
FT Made-Attempted 5-7 (.714) 7-9 (.778)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 10 (0/0) 13 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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» Jan 25, 2014 NE 70, @HOF 57Recap
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