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@ UNCW
L 70-90
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vs. W&M
W 90-84
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vs. Drexel
W 88-76
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@ JMU
W 77-61
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Towson 86 - 91 Hof
Final
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Hofstra pulls away late, beats Towson 91-86

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) Justin Wright-Foreman scored 27 points and Hofstra pulled away in the final four minutes to beat Towson 91-86 on Saturday in a Colonial Athletic Association regular season finale.

Hofstra (19-11, 12-6) has won five of its last six games, and finishes in third place in the conference standings. Towson (18-13, 8-10) entered having secured no better than fifth place.

Alex Thomas hit a jump shot and Eddie Keith II made four consecutive free throws during a 6-0 surge to pull Towson to 76-74 with 4:02 remaining. Hofstra answered with a 12-6 spurt to stretch its lead to 88-80 with 27 seconds left. Zane Martin's back-to-back 3s for the Tigers made it 89-86 before Wright-Foreman's two free throws capped the scoring.

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Leaders
Points: J. Wright-Foreman24.1
Rebounds: R. Gustys12.2
Assists: D. Buie3.4
FG%: J. Wright-Foreman45.0%
FT%: J. Wright-Foreman81.6%
3P%: E. Pemberton42.3%
Steals: D. Buie0.8
Blocks: S. Trueheart0.9
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia25-2
2 Michigan State27-3
3 Villanova25-3
4 Xavier25-4
5 Duke23-5
6 Texas Tech22-6
6 Gonzaga26-4
8 Kansas22-6
9 Purdue25-5
10 North Carolina22-7
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Michigan State27-3
2 Virginia25-2
3 Villanova25-3
4 Xavier25-4
5 Duke23-5
6 Gonzaga26-4
7 Texas Tech22-6
8 Kansas22-6
9 Purdue25-5
10 North Carolina22-7
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Colonial Athletic Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Charleston 14-4 23-7
Northeastern 14-4 21-9
Hofstra 12-6 19-11
William & Mary 11-7 18-11
Towson 8-10 18-13
UNCW 7-11 10-20
Elon 6-11 14-16
Delaware 6-12 13-18
Drexel 6-12 12-19
James Madison 5-12 9-21
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 78.8 (64)
Rebounds: 11.1 (108)
Assists: 13.3 (204)
FG%: 46.4% (91)
FT%: 68.8% (271)
3P%: 37.6% (62)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 76.5 (279)
Rebounds: 24.8 (211)
Assists: 14.0 (229)
FG%: 47.5% (314)
FT%: 69.9% (96)
3P%: 36.1% (245)
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