Hofstra vs. Northeastern: Full Game Preview
|Hofstra||T Buie 14.6||J Hall 9.4||S Mejia 4.3|
|Northeastern||J Smith 16.2||Q Ford 6.4||J Lee 4.3|
In a 70-59 triumph over William & Mary on January 12th, Taran Buie put up 24 points for the Pride. He leads the team with 14.6 points per game. For the Huskies, Joel Smith finished with 21 points and 6 assists in the 70-59 win over Towson on January 12th. His 16.2 points per game is the highest mark on the team.
- Stevie Mejia is ranked 3rd in the CAA in assists and 6th in the CAA in steals.
- It must sting. Hofstra has blown out Northeastern by 20 points or more on 6 occasions since 1998.
- At least you keep showing up. Hofstra has an average margin of victory of 13 over Northeastern in 17 wins since 1994.
- Hofstra has a better overall winning percentage over the last 20 years (0.538 to 0.439).
- The Hofstra blocks leader (David Imes) has more blocks than the Northeastern blocks leader (Reggie Spencer).
- Taran Buie is ranked 8th in the CAA in three-pointers.
- Hofstra can actually jump, with more rebounds (36.8 per game vs 32.6 per game) than Northeastern this season.
- Jimmy Hall is ranked 6th in the CAA in rebounds and 8th in the CAA in blocks.
- David Imes is ranked 7th in the CAA in blocks.
- The Hofstra basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Northeastern (73% vs 56%).