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NCAA Game Summary - Monmouth at Hofstra



(Friday, November 8)

Final Score: Monmouth 88, Hofstra 84

Hempstead, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Deon Jones scored 22 points, leading five players in double figures, as the Monmouth Hawks slipped by the Hofstra Pride, 88-84, in the season opener for both programs at Mack Sports Complex.

Jones also accounted for nine rebounds for the Hawks (1-0), matching the effort by Tyrone O'Garro on the glass. Josh James pitched in with 19 points and six assists off the bench, followed by Andrew Nicholas with 13 points, Justin Robinson 11 and Max DiLeo 10 points in a reserve role.

Hofstra (0-1) was paced by Zeke Upshaw with 22 points, although he shot just 2-of-8 behind the 3-point line. Chris Jenkins accounted for 17 points off the bench, followed by Dion Nesmith and Moussa Kone with 10 points apiece, the latter also pulling down 10 rebounds. Stephen Nwaukoni produced a game-high 13 boards for the Pride.

The Pride held Monmouth to only 36.1 percent shooting from the floor in the first half and led by as many as 12 points before settling on a 45-36 edge at the break.

In the second half it was Hofstra that struggled from the field (.355), converting a mere 3-of-15 beyond the arc, allowing the Hawks to storm back and grab the four-point win.

In a game that featured five ties and 13 lead changes, the Pride cost themselves a chance at a victor by shooting only 9-of-31 on the perimeter.

11/08 22:04:27 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
Final
NYY 2
CHC 0
Final
DET 2
CLE 3
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
Final
TEX 3
SEA 2
11th
CWS 3
BOS 3
 
11th
HOU 4
KAN 5
 
8:10pm Wednesday
MIN 0
TOR 0
6th
ANA 1
OAK 4
 
6th
SDP 3
COL 1
 
6th
SFG 1
LOS 1
 
1:05pm Today
PHI
ATL
 
1:08pm Today
DET
CLE
 
1:10pm Today
MIN
TOR
 
2:05pm Today
TEX
SEA
 
3:45pm Today
SFG
LOS
 
6:40pm Tonight
SDP
COL
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
MIL
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
STL
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIN
TOR
 
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
BOS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
KAN
 
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
Final
MIL 103
ATL 111
Final
CLE 114
BRK 85
Final
MEM 106
DAL 105
Final
OKC 112
DET 111
Final
NOP 105
HOU 100
Final
SAN 100
LAL 113
Final
MIA 87
PHI 100
Final
NYK 95
TOR 92
Final
MIN 130
UTA 136
Final
BOS 102
WAS 118
Half
DEN 52
GSW 66
 
Half
POR 68
LAC 52
 
3rd
SAC 61
PHO 57
 
Final
TAM 4
MON 5
Final
PIT 4
CLB 3
2nd Intermission
ANA 4
DAL 2
 
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
PHI
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CHI
9:30pm Tonight
COL
MIN
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR