Thomas leads Hofstra against Northeastern

Northeastern Huskies (10-16, 5-8 CAA) at Hofstra Pride (15-11, 8-5 CAA)

Hempstead, New York; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Pride -6.5; over/under is 138.5

BOTTOM LINE: Hofstra hosts the Northeastern Huskies after Tyler Thomas scored 34 points in Hofstra’s 79-77 loss to the Drexel Dragons.

The Pride are 8-2 on their home court. Hofstra scores 74.4 points while outscoring opponents by 4.8 points per game.

The Huskies are 5-8 in conference games. Northeastern has a 5-6 record in games decided by 10 points or more.

Hofstra is shooting 46.7% from the field this season, 0.3 percentage points lower than the 47.0% Northeastern allows to opponents. Northeastern averages 6.3 made 3-pointers per game this season, 2.0 fewer made shots on average than the 8.3 per game Hofstra gives up.

TOP PERFORMERS: Thomas averages 3.7 made 3-pointers per game for the Pride, scoring 22.3 points while shooting 36.8% from beyond the arc. Darlinstone Dubar is shooting 50.8% and averaging 17.5 points over the past 10 games for Hofstra.

Jared Turner averages 2.0 made 3-pointers per game for the Huskies, scoring 7.6 points while shooting 35.9% from beyond the arc. Chris Doherty is shooting 50.5% and averaging 13.7 points over the past 10 games for Northeastern.

LAST 10 GAMES: Pride: 7-3, averaging 72.8 points, 32.6 rebounds, 14.0 assists, 5.0 steals and 3.3 blocks per game while shooting 47.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 67.0 points per game.

Huskies: 4-6, averaging 70.5 points, 33.3 rebounds, 12.8 assists, 6.5 steals and 3.2 blocks per game while shooting 46.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 71.2 points.


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