Northeastern vs. Hofstra: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Northeastern vs. Hofstra: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Northeastern 62
(15-8, 8-2 away)
Hofstra 57
(5-18, 5-7 home)
Venue: Mack Sports Complex
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 06, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Northeastern 19 43 62
Hofstra 24 33 57
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Northeastern J Smith 19 R Spencer 7 J Lee 5
Hofstra S Mejia 11 S Nwaukoni 13 D Imes 4

In a game where they had 15 turnovers, Hofstra lost at home against Northeastern 62-57 in conference play. The Pride remain winless against Northeastern this season at 0-2. Stephen Nwaukoni picked up a double-double for the Pride including a team-high 11 points and 13 rebounds. David Imes also had a decent showing, scoring eight points and adding eight rebounds. For the Huskies, Quincy Ford got 15 points and six rebounds. Hofstra (5-18, 2-8 CAA) travels to North Carolina-Wilmington (9-14, 4-7 CAA) on Saturday, February 9th.

Hofstra Game Notes

  • The last time Hofstra started the season 5-18 was 2002.
  • Hofstra beat the spread by 2.5 points. That makes the 10th time this season the Pride have beaten the spread.
  • The Pride have been unlucky 5 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Hofstra is 35-26 in close games.
  • The Pride have lost 100% of the time this season (0-7) after having a three-point percentage of 23.5% or worse.
  • Hofstra has lost 93% of the time this season (1-13) after recording 57 or fewer total points.
  • Hofstra has lost 93% of the time this season (1-13) after committing 15 or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition records 9 or more steals this season, Hofstra has lost 88% of the time (1-7).
  • When the opposition records 5 or more blocks this season, Hofstra has lost 75% of the time (4-12).
  • Hofstra has recorded fewer blocks than their opponents for the past 6 games.
  • This is the 4th loss of the season where the Pride opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 11th game at home this season--Hofstra has a -1.8 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Stephen Nwaukoni accounted for 32.5% of the team's rebounds.
  • Stephen Nwaukoni has led the team in rebounding in 14 out of 23 games this season.
  • Stephen Nwaukoni recorded the 9th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Stephen Nwaukoni recorded a double-double. It was his 2nd this season and 4th of his career.
  • Stephen Nwaukoni had a career high with 13 rebounds.

Northeastern Game Notes

  • The Huskies won this one, but have lost 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Northeastern is 41-35 in close games.
  • Joel Smith accounted for 30.6% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Reggie Spencer and Quincy Ford) accounted for 46.4% of the rebounds.
  • Joel Smith has led the team in scoring 13 times in 23 games this season.
  • Reggie Spencer has led the team in rebounding 12 times in 23 games this season.
  • Joel Smith has 8 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Reggie Spencer.
NU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AQuincy Ford361561221
AJoel Smith401950102
B+Jonathan Lee34945202
BReggie Spencer31871112
B-David Walker35723111
C+M. Banegas-Flores7401100
-Derrico Peck5000100
D-D. Pollard11010001
HOF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AS. Nwaukoni3311130202
B+David Imes30884102
B+Stevie Mejia221103201
B+Daquan Brown12621100
BJordan Allen19340120
C+Taran Buie391032115
C+Moussa Kone18650003
C-Adam Savion24232002
-Matt Grogan3000000

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