Tag Archive | Basketball

Hofstra edges out UNC Greensboro 65-53

A balanced offensive attack and a strong defensive effort combined to give the Hofstra men’s basketball team a 65-53 victory over UNC Greensboro on Saturday afternoon at the Northern Classic at Place Bell in Laval, Quebec, Canada.  Sophomore Darlinstone Dubar led the way for the Pride with 17 points on 7-10 shooting from the field, while redshirt […]

St. John’s Men’s Basketball Returns Home to Host Niagara on Saturday

 Off to a 6-0 start after two thrilling wins at the Empire Classic, the St. John’s men’s basketball team will return to Carnesecca Arena on Saturday when it hosts the Purple Eagles of Niagara for a 2 p.m. tilt.  The game will be broadcast live on FS2 with Pat O’Keefe and Jim Spanarkel on the […]

Hofstra Men’s Basketball falls to Middle Tennessee Hofstra Men’s Basketball 64-54

 Redshirt freshman Amar’e Marshall had a season-best 16 points, and also added new season-highs of seven rebounds and four assists, but the Hofstra men’s basketball team could not overcome a 14-point halftime deficit and fell to Middle Tennessee, 64-54, on Friday evening in the Northern Classic at Place Bell in Laval, Quebec, Canada.  The deficit stretched to […]

Day Two of Empire Classic Thrills College Hoops fans as Battle of Big Apple goes to St. John’s University

The Barclays Center got to play host to a set of College Basketball Thrillers, as Temple University, the University of Richmond, Syracuse University and St. John’s University wowed the fans that were in attendance. Starting off with the University of Richmond who showed a team effort in the 61-49 victory over Temple University.The Spiders were […]

Hofstra Men’s Basketball Heads To Great White North For Northern Classic

The Hofstra men’s basketball team will continue its stretch of nine consecutive games away from home this week when it takes part in the Northern Classic.  The three-day tournament will be played at Place Bell in Laval, Quebec, Canada. The trip will mark Hofstra’s first regular season games outside the United States since taking part […]

Action Packed Day One of Empire Classic as Battle for Big Apple Game Set for Day Two

With two action packed College Basketball events, the Empire Classic thrilled fans at the Barclays Center as Syracuse University, the University of Richmond, Temple University and St. John’s University all showed the quality of their basketball programs. The teams playing in front of their hometown crowd had themselves moments of sizzling plays, thunderous dunks, comebacks […]

Joel Soriano Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll

 St. John’s senior center Joel Soriano has been named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll, it was announced by the conference office on Monday. Soriano averaged 13.0 points while recording team-highs with 11.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks to help lead St. John’s (4-0) to wins over Central Connecticut State and Nebraska. The Yonkers native also shot […]