HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Tareq Coburn scored nine of his career-high 24 points over the final 10 minutes as Hofstra zoomed past Drexel down the stretch 72-59 on Saturday.
Coburn was 8-for-10 shooting -- including 4-for-4 from 3-point distance -- and added 12 rebounds for Hofstra (15-7, 6-3 Colonial Athletic Association), which trailed all the way through the second half until Jalen Ray ignited a 19-1 run with a 3-pointer from the right side.
The contest began to break up the second-place logjam in the CAA, boosting Hofstra into a three-way tie for second, dropping the Dragons into a three-way cluster one game back.
Hofstra faces Elon on the road on Thursday. Drexel takes on Delaware on the road next Saturday.
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