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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
2nd
EDM 1
CAR 1
 
8th
SFG 2
KAN 3
 
Final
ORL 92
DAL 117
Final
TOR 83
NYK 80
Final
MEM 98
MIA 104
 
Final
CHI 112
MIN 113
Final
HOU 96
SAN 87
4th
UTA 77
PHO 77
 
2nd
LAL 39
SAC 42
 
1st
GSW 16
DEN 10
 
1st
LAC 18
POR 25
 
Final
CIN 34
SFLA 17
 
Final
SALABAMA 27
TROY 13
 
Half
BSU 41
BYU 16
 
1st
CAL 14
OREG 14
 
Final
NJD 2
DAL 3
Final
WIN 2
TAM 4
2nd Intermission
COL 3
VAN 2
 
2nd
EDM 1
CAR 1
 
1st Intermission
ANA 2
CLB 1