Hofstra wins eighth straight, 68-52

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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP)—Charles Jenkins had 11 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists to lead Hofstra to its eighth straight victory, 68-52 over St. Francis, N.Y. on Saturday.

Cornelius Vines added 13 points for the Pride (8-1), who lost their season opener to Clemson in a tournament at Charleston, S.C.

Kayode Ayeni had 13 points and 11 rebounds and Nigel Byam added 13 points for the Terriers (3-6).

Ayeni’s jumper gave St. Francis a 14-12 lead with 12:50 left in the first and the Pride went on 11-0 run that was closed out by Jenkins’ 3-pointer that made it 23-14 with 8:55 to go.

Hofstra led by as many as 21 points, 63-42 on Dane Johnson’s free throw with 4:26 to go.

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 St. Francis (NY)
Nigel Byum Nigel Byum
5-12,  13 Pts
5 Rebs, 0 Assists
Charles Jenkins Charles Jenkins
4-16,  11 Pts
10 Rebs, 7 Assists

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