Hofstra tops Manhattan 80-50 for 5th straight victory
RIVERDALE, N.Y. (AP) Tareq Coburn scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Desure Buie had 18 points, six assists and three steals and Hofstra beat Manhattan 80-50 on Monday night for its fifth straight victory.
It's Hofstra's first win streak of at least five games since an eight-game stretch late in the 2015-16 season. The Pride also won their first game in the series, trailing 42-23 all-time, since the 2010-11 campaign.
Justin Wright-Foreman, averaging 26.9 points per game, added 14 points for Hofstra (8-3). He has scored in double figures in 64 straight games - the second longest active streak in the nation. Coburn, a junior coming off a career-high 19 points in his first career start, had his second career double-double. Eli Pemberton, averaging 16.3 points, had five points and five assists.
Hofstra led 35-24 at the break, allowing the second-fewest halftime points by an opponent this season.
Ebube Ebube and freshman Warren Williams each scored 10 points for Manhattan (2-7), which has lost four straight games. Pauly Paulicap, leading the Jaspers with 13 points a game, had two points.
Updated December 10, 2018