NCAA Basketball

Towson Tigers (18-13)


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vs. NE
L 62-77
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vs. Del
W 67-65
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vs. JMU
L 66-69
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@ NE
L 75-80
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Towson 86 - 91 Hof
Final
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Hofstra pulls away late, beats Towson 91-86

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) Justin Wright-Foreman scored 27 points and Hofstra pulled away in the final four minutes to beat Towson 91-86 on Saturday in a Colonial Athletic Association regular season finale.

Hofstra (19-11, 12-6) has won five of its last six games, and finishes in third place in the conference standings. Towson (18-13, 8-10) entered having secured no better than fifth place.

Alex Thomas hit a jump shot and Eddie Keith II made four consecutive free throws during a 6-0 surge to pull Towson to 76-74 with 4:02 remaining. Hofstra answered with a 12-6 spurt to stretch its lead to 88-80 with 27 seconds left. Zane Martin's back-to-back 3s for the Tigers made it 89-86 before Wright-Foreman's two free throws capped the scoring.

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Leaders
Points: Z. Martin19.9
Rebounds: J. Gorham6.6
Assists: B. Starr2.6
FG%: Z. Martin46.2%
FT%: Z. Martin69.2%
3P%: Z. Martin38.1%
Steals: D. Morman1.3
Blocks: E. Keith II1.1
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia26-2
2 Michigan State27-3
3 Villanova25-4
4 Xavier25-4
5 Duke24-5
6 Texas Tech22-7
6 Gonzaga27-4
8 Kansas23-6
9 Purdue25-5
10 North Carolina22-7
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Michigan State27-3
2 Virginia26-2
3 Villanova25-4
4 Xavier25-4
5 Duke24-5
6 Gonzaga27-4
7 Texas Tech22-7
8 Kansas23-6
9 Purdue25-5
10 North Carolina22-7
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Colonial Athletic Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Charleston 14-4 23-7
Northeastern 14-4 21-9
Hofstra 12-6 19-11
William & Mary 11-7 18-11
Towson 8-10 18-13
UNCW 7-11 10-20
Elon 6-11 14-16
Delaware 6-12 13-18
Drexel 6-12 12-19
James Madison 5-12 9-21
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 76.8 (88)
Rebounds: 12.5 (30)
Assists: 11.8 (306)
FG%: 46.9% (76)
FT%: 68.7% (273)
3P%: 36.6% (103)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 70.9 (140)
Rebounds: 25.7 (148)
Assists: 13.0 (146)
FG%: 42.9% (117)
FT%: 70.5% (142)
3P%: 33.6% (104)
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