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Queens native Tareq Coburn will join St. John's for the 2021-22 season. Coburn spent the past three years playing at Hofstra.
Speedy Claxton has been promoted to head coach of Hofstra, the school he starred for as a point guard in the late 1990s.
Hofstra coach Joe Mihalich, who missed last season after taking a medical leave, will shift jobs and become a special adviser to the athletic director Rick Cole Jr.
— Darius Burford had 19 points to lead five Elon players in double figures as the eighth-seeded Phoenix upset fourth-seeded Hofstra 76-58 in the semifinals of the Colonial Athletic Association tourney on Monday night.
— Jalen Ray had a career-high 34 points as Hofstra got past Delaware 83-75 in the Colonial Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Sunday.
— Vado Morse posted 16 points and seven rebounds as James Madison stretched its win streak to seven games, narrowly beating Hofstra 74-70 on Sunday to take over first place in the Colonial Athletic Association.
— Matt Lewis had 20 points as James Madison beat Hofstra 93-89 on Saturday.
— Tareq Coburn had 17 points as Hofstra narrowly defeated Drexel 79-74 on Sunday.
— T.J. Bickerstaff had 18 points and six assists and Drexel held off Hofstra's second-half rally with a 73-71 win on Saturday.
— Isaac Kante had a season-high 21 points as Hofstra defeated UNC Wilmington 89-83 on Sunday, scoring the last five points of the game in the final two minutes.
— Isaac Kante scored 18 points and Omar Silverio a career-high 17 as Hofstra rallied past UNC Wilmington 82-73 on Saturday, running its win streak to four games.
— Tareq Coburn scored 26 points, knocking down seven 3-pointers, and Hofstra held off Towson 74-69 on Sunday.
— Isaac Kante scored 12 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Hofstra to a 71-58 win over Towson on Saturday.
— Jalen Ray had 23 points as Hofstra held on to beat Delaware 68-67 on Sunday.
— Andrew Carr and Ryan Allen scored 19 points apiece, and Dylan Painter had 18 points and a career-high 19 rebounds as Delaware defeated Hofstra 74-56 on Friday.
— Tyson Walker scored 23 points, dropping in a career-high seven 3-pointers, and Northeastern swept Hofstra 67-56 on Saturday.
— Shaquille Walters scored nine of his career-high 20 points in overtime as Northeastern defeated Hofstra 81-78 on Thursday.
— Jalen Ray scored 21 points and Isaac Kante 13 points and 14 rebounds to help Hofstra sweep the weekend series against William & Mary with an 82-73 win on Sunday.
— Isaac Kante recorded his third double-double of the season with 15 points and 14 rebounds and Hofstra opened defense of its Colonial Athletic Association crown with a 61-56 win over William & Mary on Saturday.
— Jalen Ray had 23 points as Hofstra edged past Richmond 76-71 on Tuesday.
— Osun Osunniyi recorded 14 points and 12 rebounds to lift Saint Bonaventure to a 77-69 win over Hofstra on Saturday.
— Jalen Ray scored a career-high 29 points as Hofstra topped Monmouth 96-88 on Tuesday night. Tareq Coburn added 28 points for the Pride.
— Tareq Coburn had 19 points and eight rebounds and Caleb Burgess posted 12 points and six assists as Hofstra edged past Stony Brook 72-67 on Wednesday night.
— Isaiah Ross had a career-high 33 points as Iona beat Hofstra 82-74 on Saturday.