Northeastern vs Hofstra Recap - Northeastern Wins 62-57

Northeastern grabbed a 62-57 win over Hofstra on Wednesday, behind a 19-point effort from Joel Smith at Hofstra Arena.

Northeastern did not, however, defeat Hofstra against the spread, which closed at 6.5 at most sportsbooks.

Northeastern got 15 points from Quincy Ford and another 9 points from Jonathan Lee. Jonathan Lee contributed 5 assists, while Reggie Spencer cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Hofstra got 11 points from Stevie Mejia in a losing cause and another 11 points from Stephen Nwaukoni. David Imes contributed 4 assists for them, while Stephen Nwaukoni had 13 rebounds.

Northeastern trailed at halftime, 24-19.

Hofstra won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-28.