The Hofstra Men’s Basketball team will have a short turnaround as the Pride will head to Towson on Tuesday for a contest against the Tigers.
The game, which will tip at 5 p.m., will air nationally on the CBS Sports Network from SECU Arena.
The contest will air on the CBS Sports Network and WRHU will have an audio only broadcast on the HAWC as well. Links to the WRHU broadcast, as well as the live statistics, can be found on this page and on the men’s basketball schedule page at GoHofstra.com.
Hofstra is now 9-6 and 1-1 in Colonial Athletic Association play following a strong 87-80 win at James Madison on Sunday. The Pride scored the final eight points of the game and held the Dukes scoreless over the final 3:45 to capture the road victory. Junior Aaron Estrada had 20 points, seven rebounds, and seven assists for the Pride, and was aided in the contest by 15 points and 15 rebounds from redshirt senior Abayomi Iyiola and 19 points from sophomore Darlinstone Dubar.
The Pride has five players averaging in double figures, although leading scorer graduate student Zach Cooks missed the James Madison game with an injury. Cooks is averaging 16.1 points per game, while graduate student Jalen Ray is second with 15.4 ppg, Estrada ranks third with 14.3 ppg, Dubar is fourth with 13.1 ppg, and senior Omar Silverio rounds out the five with 11.3 ppg. Iyiola is averaging a team-best 9.3 rebounds per game and contributing 8.8 points per contest as well. Estrada leads Hofstra with 4.9 assists per game.
Towson is 10-5 overall and 1-1 in the CAA after earning a 70-67 win over Northeastern on Sunday. Cameron Holden had 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Tigers, while Charles Thompson chipped in with 13 points and seven rebounds.
Holden leads Towson in scoring and rebounding with 14.1 points and 9.2 rebounds per outing. Nicolas Timberlake is second with 13.7 points per game and Terry Nolan Jr. ranks third with 11.3 points per game. Nolan is also tops on the team in assists with 4.6 per game.
Hofstra is 46-27 all-time against Towson and the Pride has won seven of the last eight and 10 of the last 13 in the series. The Hofstra/Towson series, which began with an 86-71 Pride victory during the 1982-83 season, is the Pride’s third-most common series in program history. The 73 all-time meetings rank only behind Delaware (97) and Drexel (94).
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