Tulane 30 53 83
Hofstra 30 32 62
Date of game: 12/22/2012

Recap: Hofstra vs. Tulane

Brooklyn, NY (Sports Network) - Ricky Tarrant exploded for 28 points for the Tulane Green Wave as they claimed a lopsided, 83-62, win over the Hofstra Pride as part of the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational at the Barclays Center.

Tarrant knocked down five 3-pointers, grabbed eight rebounds, and recorded five steals for Tulane (10-3) which won its third game in a row. Josh Davis added 18 points, nine rebounds, four assists and three blocked shots, while Jordan Callahan contributed 15 points and five steals.

Taran Buie was the only player for Hofstra (3-9) to score in double-figures with 15 points, but he also registered seven turnovers in the seventh consecutive loss for the Pride. Stevie Mejia posted nine points, eight rebounds, and six assists.

The game was tied 30-30 after the first half of play, with Tulane shooting 40.6 percent from the field and Hofstra converting 40.0 percent.

The second half was all Tulane as the Green Wave outscored the Pride 53-32 while shooting 57.1 percent from the floor.

Tulane scored 24 points off 17 turnovers by the Pride and also managed 20 second-chance points as well.

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