ncaab Game Recap
Princeton Falls 87-72 to Hofstra - Recap
Princeton was scorched by Eli Pemberton for 27 points as Hofstra defeated them 87-72 in NCAA action on Thursday.
Bettors who backed Hofstra were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +3.0 at sportsbooks.
Hofstra got 14 points from Tareq Coburn and another 14 points from Jalen Ray. Desure Buie contributed 7 assists, while Desure Buie cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Princeton got a 22-point performance from Jaelin Llewellyn, who was supported by 16 points from Ryan Schwieger. Ryan Schwieger had 6 assists in a losing cause for Princeton, while Richmond Aririguzoh grabbed 6 rebounds.
Hofstra led at halftime, 39-34.
Hofstra had a 35-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Hofstra looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Manhattan. Princeton will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Lehigh.