Hofstra defeats Drexel 75-64

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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP)—Charles Jenkins scored 32 points and Chaz Williams added 20 points to lead Hofstra to a 75-64 victory over Drexel on Wednesday night.

Jenkins hit four 3-pointers and Williams was 12-for-18 from the free throw line as the Pride (13-13, 6-8 Colonial Athletic Association) won for the four time in five games.

Hofstra also earned a season split in the series. Drexel (14-12, 9-5) defeated the Pride 75-62 on Jan. 23.

The Pride pulled away late in the first half, outscoring Drexel 9-3 for a 35-27 halftime lead. Jenkins then scored five consecutive points to open the second half and a 40-27 lead with 19:01 remaining.

Hofstra’s Greg Washington had five blocks to set both the school career record of 180 and single-season mark of 69. He also finished with 12 rebounds.

Jamie Harris led Drexel with 19 points and Samme Givens added 10 points and 10 rebounds.

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Jamie Harris Jamie Harris
6-14,  19 Pts
4 Rebs, 3 Assists
Charles Jenkins Charles Jenkins
11-26,  32 Pts
4 Rebs, 1 Assists

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