Scores

Final

Northeastern 78

(13-10, 9-6 CAA)

Hofstra 89

(18-4, 11-3 CAA)

    4:00 PM ET, February 11, 2006

    Mack Sports Complex, Hempstead, New York

    1 2 T
    NE 36 4278
    HOF 39 5089

    Top Performers

    Northeastern: J. Barea 23 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast

    Hofstra: A. Kieza 18 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 3 Blk

    Hofstra 89, Northeastern 78

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- Carlos Rivera had 22 points, six rebounds and four assists to lead Hofstra to its 17th straight home win, 89-78 over Northeastern on Saturday.

    Aurimas Kieza had 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Pride (18-4, 11-3 Colonial Athletic Association), who won their sixth straight overall. Antoine Agudio had 16 points for Hofstra, while Adrian Uter had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Loren Stokes added 10 points and seven assists.

    Jose Juan Barea had 23 points for the Huskies (13-10, 9-6), while Adrian Martinez added 17 points and Aaron Davis had 13. Shawn James, the nation's leading shot blocker at 6.5 per game, had six blocks and 10 points.

    The Huskies went on an 11-4 run to tie the game at 36 with 34 seconds to go in the first half. Rivera hit a 3 with 5 seconds to go to give the Pride the lead for good.

    Northeastern got within 62-58 on a layup by Martinez with 9:59 to go, but Agudio scored five points in the Pride's 15-0 run that made it 77-58 with 5:40 left. The Huskies got as close as 81-73 on 3 by Barea with 1:05 to play.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NE
    HOF
    Points 78 89
    FG Made-Attempted 28-66 (.424) 34-73 (.466)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-23 (.435) 7-15 (.467)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-16 (.750) 14-22 (.636)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 17

    2005-06 Season

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