Hofstra 87, Farmingdale State 48
Nathaniel Lester scored 21 points and Hofstra defeated Farmingdale College 87-48 on Friday night. Hofstra (2-2), which led by as many as 41 points twice, won by its largest margin of victory since a 39-point defeat of Northeastern during the 1999-00 season. The Pride scored 24 points off of 22 turnovers and held the Rams (0-1), a Division III team, to just 28.8 percent shooting (15 of 52). Miklos Szabo had his second career double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Pride. Hofstra outrebounded Farmingdale 49-34 and scored 21 second-chance points compared to five by the Rams. Hofstra's Yves Jules scored 12 points and Chaz Williams added 11 in reserve as the Pride outscored the Rams 34-13 off the bench. James Ockimey paced the Farmingdale with 11 points.