MBB: Hofstra entertains UNCW on CBS Sports Network on Monday

Hempstead, NY — Hofstra’s men’s basketball team will wrap up their three-game, five-day streak when they host UNCW on Monday. The game will air nationally on the CBS Sports Network.

Tipping at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibit Complex is scheduled for 5 p.m.

Tickets are available for purchase at HofstraTickets.com, by calling (516) HOF-TIXX or by visiting the Hofstra Athletic Box Office in the lobby of the Mack Sports Complex during regular business hours. On match day, the box office will open one hour before tipping.

The contest will air on the CBS Sports Network and WRHU will have an audio-only broadcast on 88.7 FM and WRHU.org. Links to the WRHU stream, as well as live stats, can be found on this page and the men’s basketball schedule page on GoHofstra.com.

Hofstra is 14-9 overall and 6-4 in the league following an 85-78 overtime win over James Madison on Saturday. It was the Aaron Estrad spectacle as the junior scored a career-high 35 points to lead Pride to victory. Graduate student Zach cooks added 16 points, while a sophomore Darlinstone Dubar contributed with 12.

UNCW enters Monday’s game with a 16-6 overall record and a 10-1 Colonial Athletic Association mark. The Seahawks beat William & Mary, 92-70, on Saturday behind 30 points from Mike Okauru.

Monday will be the 48th all-time meeting between Hofstra and UNCW along with all meetings since Pride joined CAA in 2001-02. UNCW captured the teams’ first meeting, 78-72, on Jan. 29 in North Carolina. Hofstra leads the series, 24-23, and won both meetings in Wilmington a season ago. Pride have won four of the last five and five of the last seven games between the teams.

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