Tag Archive | Hofstra University

Hofstra University stars Wright-Foreman And Pemberton Added To NBA Summer League Rosters

Two all-time greats of the Hofstra Men’s Basketball program will get the opportunity to impress NBA teams this summer as Justin Wright-Foreman (’19) and Eli Pemberton (’20) have both been added to rosters for NBA teams this summer.  Wright-Foreman will be a member of the Washington Wizards team that will compete in the MGM Resorts […]

Hofstra Star Jimmy Joyce Selected By Seattle Mariners In MLB Draft

Hofstra University senior pitcher Jimmy Joyce was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 16th round of the 2021 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.  Joyce, who was the 474th overall pick in the draft, becomes the program’s 14th-ever MLB Draft pick. It marks the third time in the last four years that Hofstra has had at […]

Tareq Coburn Signs with St. John’s

The St. John’s Men’s Basketball program announced Friday the signing of Queens native Tareq Coburn will join the roster for the upcoming 2021-22 season.  Coburn, a graduate of Cardozo High School, recently wrapped a three-year career at Hofstra in which he averaged nearly 11 points per game and helped the Pride to the 2020 CAA […]

Hofstra University adds Tom Parrotta to Coaching Staff

A veteran of the coaching industry and one very familiar to the Hofstra community, Tom Parrotta was named an assistant coach with the Pride today, it was announced by Head Coach Speedy Claxton.  “I’ve known Coach Parrotta for a long time now and I’m thrilled to bring him back home to Hempstead, commented Claxton. “His ties […]

Serge Clement Named To Hofstra Coaching Staff

Hofstra University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Speedy Claxton announced his first assistant coach hire, as Serge Clement has joined the Pride coaching staff. Clement joins the Hofstra staff after spending the past three seasons at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York.  “Serge is someone I’ve known and followed for a very long time. He’s a true grinder […]

Speedy Claxton To Lead The Hofstra Men’s Basketball Program

 Past. Present. Future. That is what defines Speedy Claxton and his relationship with the Hofstra Men’s Basketball program. During his spectacular playing career, he lifted the Pride to the NCAA Tournament. Over the last eight years as a member of the coaching staff, he helped guide the team back to the top of the conference. […]

Hofstra Men’s Basketball Ray And Kante Honored By The NABC

Hofstra senior Jalen Ray was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District First Team and junior Isaac Kante earned a spot on the second team, it was announced this morning by the organization. It marks the first NABC honor for both. Ray, a member of the All-Colonial Athletic Association First Team, averaged a […]