Hall of Fame Tipoff Classic - Recap - Belmont Defeats Hofstra 85-75
|Hall of Fame Tipoff Classic - Recap - Belmont Defeats Hofstra 85-75|
Craig Bradshaw scored 24 points leading Belmont to an 85-75 victory over Hofstra at Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday.
Belmont won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 14.5-point spread.
Belmont got 22 points from J.J. Mann and another 12 points from Drew Windler. Craig Bradshaw contributed 5 assists, while Blake Jenkins cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Hofstra got 25 points from Zeke Upshaw in a losing cause and another 16 points from Stephen Nwaukoni. Dion Nesmith contributed 3 assists for them, while Stephen Nwaukoni had 10 rebounds.
Belmont trailed at halftime, 46-43.
The rebound battle favored Hofstra as they grabbed 36 boards, while Belmont only had 33.