Hofstra tops Western Michigan 71-68 in OT

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP)—Charles Jenkins scored 19 points, including seven in overtime, to lead Hofstra to a 71-68 victory over Western Michigan Saturday in a second-round game of the Charleston Classic.

Tony Dennison added 18 for the Pride (1-1).

David Kool led Western Michigan (0-2) with 24 points—19 in the second half.

With Hofstra trailing 59-58, Pride center Dane Johnson made one of two free throws to tie the game with 13.6 seconds to play. Kool missed a baseline jumper for the Broncos and the game went to overtime.

Western Michigan led 31-26 at the half after holding Hofstra to 4-of-27 shooting from the field.

Hofstra will play East Tennessee State (1-1), and Western Michigan (0-2) faces Southern Illinois-Edwardsville (0-2) on Saturday.

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