Elon, North Carolina – Aaron Estrada The Hofstra men’s basketball team scored a career-high 40 points as they pulled away in the second half with an 82-65 win over Elon at the Scher Center on Thursday night. They have improved to 26-6 in their final 32 Thursday games across the past five seasons.
It was a magical night for Estrada, who scored a career-high 35 points against James Madison on February 5, 2022. 4 rebounds and 3 assists. His last 40 points in his game by a member of Pride was also made by Elon. Omar Silverio On February 15, 2022, he scored 40 points and made a school-record 11 3-pointers.
Hofstra’s two-game win streak, his sixth in seven games, improved the Pride’s record to 14-8 overall and 7-2 in Colonial Athletic Association games. Elon falls to 2-19 and 0-8 in the league.
Additionally, Hofstra has now won 8 of his last 9 games and 11 of his last 13 road games in conference play.
Hofstra scored the first six points of the game and used a 17-5 run in the second half to take a 28-17 lead before the break following a dunk with 7:46 remaining. Warren WilliamsHowever, Elon fought back and Phoenix scored the final 10 points of the half with 3:18 in the final to take a 2, 35-33 lead at the break.
Elon pushed the lead to four early in the second stanza, and Estrada’s back-to-back 3-pointers gave Pride the lead to 39–37, with the clock showing 18:44. The Pride trailed 44-43 with just over 15 minutes left in regulation before putting together a game-changing run. Estrada’s basket and Elon’s free throw put him 45-45 before Hofstra took over and scored 10 straight points to put him ahead 55-45 with 12:21 remaining on the 3. Point after his shoot Tyler Thomas.
Phoenix recovered to come within four of 63-59 at 7:19 on the clock, but Hofstra had the answer every time.Pride added an 11-0 run to lead 74-59 with 4:22 remaining Darling Stone Look I hit a three-point shot. It’s all the respite room Pride needs while going down the stretch. Estrada hit a 3-pointer with 1:33 left to reach the 40-point plateau.
Thomas added 23 points for Hofstra, including five 3-pointers. Jacan Carlos Recorded 9 assists in the pride battle.
Sean Halloran had 24 points for Elon and Torrance Watson had 12 points and 11 rebounds.
Hofstra continues his road trip on Saturday when he travels to #18 Charleston for the 4pm contest.
– Hofstra is 12-5 against Elon, and Pride has won 7 of the final 9 games in the series against Phoenix.
– Hofstra has gone 93-19 over the past nine seasons, keeping opponents under 70 points. Pride is 7-2 and under 17-4 in that scenario this season. speedy claxton.
– With 40 points in the game, Estrada is just 6 behind Hofstra’s 1,000 points in his career. He becomes his 40th member of his club with his 1,000 points at Hofstra.
– Since February 13, 2021, two Pride players have each made at least five 3-pointers in the same game, as Estrada (8) and Thomas (5) each have at least five 3-pointers. I had Jalen Ray and Tarek Cobain each scored five against James Madison.
・The 40-point match is the 18th time in program history.
– Hofstra has gone 10-1 in the last two seasons and 28-6 since the start of the 2017-18 season when two players scored 20 or more points in the same game.