South Dakota St 32 31 63
Hofstra 31 35 66
Date of game: 11/16/2012

Recap: Hofstra vs. South Dakota St

Hempstead, NY (Sports Network) - Shaquille Stokes hit a three-pointer with three seconds remaining as the Hofstra Pride defeated the South Dakota State Jackrabbits, 66-63, at the Mack Sports Complex, on opening night of the Hempstead subregional of the 2K Sports Classic.

Taran Buie and Stevie Mejia each scored 14 points to lead the Pride (1-2).

For the Jackrabbits (1-2), Nate Wolters posted a double-double with 25 points and 10 rebounds, while Brayden Carlson added 12 points.

In the first half, Hofstra shot 41.4 percent from the field, but just 2-of-9 from three-point range. South Dakota State managed to connect only 36.7 percent of its field goal attempts, including 2-of-12 from beyond the arc, but it was able to cling to a 32-31 lead at the break.

Both teams improved their shooting in the second, with the Pride making 45.2 percent from the field and the Jackrabbits hitting on 50 percent. Hofstra took the lead early in the second and led throughout most of the half, but never by more than five point. A Wolters three-pointer with 32 seconds to play knotted the score at 63-63. After Stokes hit the eventual game winner, a three-point attempt by Carlson at the buzzer was no good.

The Pride dominated in the paint, outscoring the Jackrabbits 38-20. Hofstra also converted 16 offensive rebounds into 18 second chance points.

Game Notes

Dorm Report: The power to surprise

A year ago, very few expected the Auburn Tigers to even compete in the SEC Western Division, let alone win the league and play in the BCS National Championship Game.

NASCAR News
Larson wins first Sprint Cup pole at Pocono

Rookie Kyle Larson claimed his first career pole in the Sprint Cup Series after topping Team Penske drivers Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski in Friday's qualifying at Pocono Raceway.

Extra Points: Goodell claims consistency

The very idea of consistency shouldn't be in the eye of the beholder but Roger Goodell attempted to redefine the word in his first public comments since his widely criticized two-game suspension of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice.

Pacers' George suffers gruesome leg injury

Indiana Pacers All-Star guard Paul George suffered a gruesome leg injury during a USA Basketball team scrimmage Friday night and has undergone surgery for reported compound fractures of the tibia and fibula.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.