Hofstra Rumors & News

  • George Washington 82, Hofstra 80

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Tyler Cavanaugh had 20 points and 11 rebounds in George Washington's dramatic 82-80 victory over Hofstra on Wednesday in the opening round of the NIT at the Charles E. Smith Center in Washington. The Pride, who trailed by 12 points with 8 1/2 minutes left, stormed back to tie..." March 16

  • UNC Wilmington 80, Hofstra 73

    The Sports Xchange "UNC Wilmington is headed back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 10 years after winning the Colonial Athletic Association championship Monday. The second-seeded Seahawks edged top-seeded Hofstra 80-73 in overtime at Baltimore. C.J. Bryce's three-point play with 1:20 left in..." March 07

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Clemson's Ibrahim Djambo to transfer to Hofstra

    SI "Former Three Rivers (Mo.) Community College standout Ibrahim Djambo is leaving the Clemson Tigers after just one season in pursuit of more playing time in the Colonial Athletic Association. The 6-10 Malian native will land at Hofstra and play for head coach Joe Mihalich's Pride,..." July 22

  • Report: Hofstra transfer Jordan Allen to Sacred Heart, eligible immediately

    College Basketball Talk "It was known that Jordan Allen, the former Hofstra forward, was heading to the Northeast Conference. However, it’s a different NEC program than the one he initially transferred to. Allen announced that he would leave Hofstra after two seasons in March. It had previously been reported that he..." July 15

  • Upshaw Named To NABC All-District Second Team

    Hofstra Pride "Hofstra graduate forward Zeke Upshaw picked up another postseason award today as the Chicago, IL native was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division I All-District 10 Second Team. Prior to the start of last week’s Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Championship,..." March 12

  • Local college rankings: Iona passes St. John’s for top spot

    New York Post "Two straight losses may have knocked St. John’s from the top spot, but Iona’s 11 consecutive wins more than validate its ascension. (Last week’s rankings in parentheses) 1. Iona (2) Record: 19-8, 16-2 Up next: Friday (7 p.m.) at Manhattan After two straight NCAA Tournament..." February 28

  • Final Regular Season Road Contest On Tap For Hofstra

    Hofstra Pride "The Hofstra Men’s Basketball team will head to William & Mary on Wednesday for the Pride’s final regular season road game of the 2013-14 campaign. Hofstra will close the regular season at home on Saturday when it hosts James Madison at 7 p.m. The Pride will look to get back on the winning..." February 26

  • Upshaw, Nesmith have strong nights, but not enough as Hofstra falls to Delaware

    Newsday "Zeke Upshaw has been around Hofstra only this one season, but he has seen enough to say, "We're so close to being where we want to be." That was never more true than Wednesday night, when the Pride was ever so close to beating the top team in the conference. Upshaw and fellow graduate student..." February 20

  • Mihalich rebuilding quickly at Hoftsra

    City of Basketball Love "Flash back one year. The Hofstra basketball program was in a dark place. Six players were suspended from the team, with four of them arrested and charged with burglary. The squad that took the court consisted of just four scholarship players. It is one thing to struggle on the court. To..." February 18

  • Local college rankings: St. John’s and Iona neck and neck

    New York Post "The St. John’s-Iona tug of war continues. Though the Gaels are making an impressive run through the MAAC, having won eight straight games, the Red Storm will retain the top spot until their incredible stretch concludes. (Last week’s rankings in parentheses) 1. St. John’s (1) Record: 16-9,..." February 14

  • Hofstra falls to James Madison despite 18-0 run

    Newsday "With 14 minutes remaining, James Madison was up by 17 points, and it seemed as if the only thing Hofstra had ahead of it was a long trip home from Harrisonburg, Va. Not so fast. Just over 71/2 minutes later, Jordan Allen sank two free throws -- and the Pride led by one. But that was as good..." February 12

  • Hofstra lands star Queens recruit Malik Nichols

    New York Post "Hofstra’s on-court slump hasn’t extended into recruiting. The Pride have excelled there since Joe Mihalich came to Long Island from Niagara in the offseason. That continued last week when Queens product and junior college standout Malik Nichols picked the CAA program, committing to Hofstra..." February 08

  • Huskies find elusive balance

    Boston Herald "Finding consistent production outside of Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year candidate Scott Eatherton has been an issue so far this season for Bill Coen’s Northeastern squad, but last night the Huskies had true scoring balance to earn a nice victory. With six players in..." February 06

  • Northeastern Next Up For Hofstra

    Hofstra Pride "The Hofstra Men’s Basketball team will continue a stretch that will see it play four out of five games on the road as the Pride visits Northeastern on Wednesday at 7 p.m. It will be the second straight road game for Hofstra as the Pride dropped a 67-49 decision at Charleston on Saturday. In..." February 04

  • Hofstra hangs tough before falling to Drexel

    Newsday "Hofstra had a shot, which is more than could be said of the last game. Coming off a rout at Towson, the Pride hung right with Drexel and even led by five points in the second half. But Dragons senior guard Frantz Massenat made all the plays down the stretch in a monstrous game and Hofstra..." January 31

  • Mihalich, Upshaw return Pride to Hofstra basketball

    New York Post "Hofstra didn’t need a season to remember, but it needed a season everyone wouldn’t want to forget. After last season, the Pride were in shambles and without a coach. Mo Cassara had been fired following a campaign in which the team had nearly as many players arrested (six) as it had wins..." January 25