Hofstra beats Stony Brook 61-56

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STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP)—Charles Jenkins scored 21 points to lead Hofstra to a 61-56 victory over Stony Brook on Wednesday night, the Pride’s seventh straight win.

Cornelius Vines added 13 points for Hofstra (7-1), which lost its season opener to Clemson in the Charleston Classic.

Demetrius Young had 21 points and Bryan Dougher added 11 for the Seawolves (5-4).

Tony Dennison’s 3-pointer 5 minutes into the game gave the Pride a 10-3 lead. After Stony Brook closed within two, Hofstra went on a 15-4 run that Jenkins closed with a jumper that made it 25-12 with 8:37 left in the half. The Pride led 37-26 at halftime and Stony Brook got no closer than the final margin.

The victory gives Hofstra an 18-4 lead in the series between the Long Island colleges.

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Charles Jenkins Charles Jenkins
7-13,  21 Pts
7 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Stony Brook
Demetrius Young Demetrius Young
8-10,  21 Pts
9 Rebs, 1 Assists

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