Basketball

WNBA Statement Regarding the Passing of Kobe Bryant

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert released the following statement: “The WNBA mourns the sudden and tragic loss of NBA Great Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna. Kobe’s support for the WNBA and women’s basketball along with his passion for helping young girls and boys follow their dreams made him a true legend for our sport. We […]

USA Basketball Statement Regarding the Passing of Kobe Bryant

Basketball issued the following statement today regarding the passing of Kobe Bryant:   USA Basketball has lost a real champion. Women’s sports has lost one of their strongest advocates. Professional sports has lost a true legend who used his stature to make a difference in the world. Kobe viewed our women’s athletes as role models […]

Hofstra Men’s Basketball Picks Up Big Win over Towson 75-67

Senior Desure Buie was incredible with a career-high 35 points as the Hofstra men’s basketball team rallied from another 12-point second half deficit and turned the tables in defeating Towson, 75-67, on Monday afternoon at SECU Arena. Buie added six rebounds and six assists in breaking his previous career-best of 29 points set against UCLA […]

New York Tech Visits Hofstra On Friday

The Hofstra men’s basketball team will host local rival New York Tech on Friday at a special 5 p.m. tip from the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex. The game is part of a doubleheader with the Pride volleyball team as they will host Colonial Athletic Association rival James Madison at 7 p.m. from […]

Big Things Happening for BIG EAST Women’s Basketball

The BIG EAST Conference as a whole was celebrating 40 years of existence through ups and downs and trying to remain one of the top tier Conferences in the National Collegiate Athletics Association. With the return of one of the top powerhouses in all of College Sports in the University of Connecticut there are a […]

Hofstra’s Men’s Basketball Justin Wright-Foreman Drafted By The Utah Jazz

Hofstra University senior guard Justin Wright-Foreman took another step in his incredible journey as he was selected by the Utah Jazz with the 53rd pick (second round) in the 2019 National Basketball Association draft, held on Thursday evening at the Barclays Center. Wright-Foreman is the 12th player in program history to be taken in the NBA draft. […]

St. John’s MBB Signs Williams, Owens and Mvouika

St. John’s Head Coach Chris Mullin received commitments from Darien Williams (San Francisco, Calif.), Tariq Owens (Odenton, Md.) and Ron Mvouika (Paris, France) as all three student-athletes have officially signed with the Red Storm. Williams, a 6-foot-8 junior college transfer, and Mvouika, a 6-foot-6 graduate transfer, will be available for the 2015-16 season. The 6-foot-10 Owens comes to St. John’s from Tennessee, and […]