Recap: Hofstra vs. Marshall
Hempstead, NY (Sports Network) - Shaquille Stokes recorded 26 points as the Hofstra Pride defeated the Marshall Thundering Herd 103-100 in double-overtime to end 2K Sports Classic play at the Mack Sports Complex in the Hempstead Regional.
Stokes was just 5-of-20 from the field but his five made shots came from beyond the arc and he was 11-of-14 at the free-throw line in the Pride (3-2) victory. Stevie Mejia scored 22 points while both Moussa Kone and Jimmy Hall recorded double-doubles. Hall scored 16 points and pulled down 14 rebounds and Kone tallied 14 points with 10 rebounds.
DeAndre Kane recorded a triple-double for Marshall (2-3) in its loss, scoring 33 points with 11 rebounds and 10 assists. Elijah Pittman added 20 points while D.D. Scarver had 10 and Chris Martin contributed 12 off the bench.
Hofstra led 37-31 at halftime after shooting 54.2 percent from the floor.
In the second half the Thundering Herd began fighting back and after shooting 53.3 percent from the field it outscored the Pride 54-48 in the half. Pittman hit a three-pointer to tie the game with seven seconds left sending it to overtime.
Both teams scored only four points each in the first overtime with six of the eight points coming from the foul-line.
Stokes made his last four free throws with less than ten seconds left in the second overtime as Hofstra held on to win 103-100.
The Pride outrebounded the Herd 57-43 throughout the game.Game Notes