Davidson 61, Hofstra 52

BY foxsports • December 22, 2009

Jake Cohen scored 18 points, including a three-point play with 45 seconds left, and Davidson beat Hofstra 61-52 on Monday night in the third-place game of the Holiday Festival at Madison Square Garden.

Cohen, a 6-foot-10 freshman, was fouled as he made a reverse layup with 45 seconds left. His free throw gave the Wildcats (4-8) a 60-52 lead with 45 seconds to play.

Davidson lost 91-88 to Cornell in the opening round when Ryan Wittman hit a 30-foot shot at the overtime buzzer.

Chaz Williams had 14 points for Hofstra (7-5), which lost to St. John's in the opening round.

Davidson took a 46-33 lead on two free throws by Brendan McKillop with 8:06 left. The Pride closed to 53-48 on a three-point play by Charles Jenkins with 2:26 left.

Jenkins scored with 53 seconds remaining to make it 57-53 and Cohen made his three-point play 8 seconds later.

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