Hofstra pulls away from James Madison 74-57, on to CAA semis
BALTIMORE (AP) Moussa Kone had 18 points and 11 rebounds, Ameen Tanksley had 16 points and fifth-seeded Hofstra knocked off fourth-seeded James Madison on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament.
Ron Curry had 18 points for James Madison (19-13), which had just defeated Hofstra 82-73 last Saturday in the regular-season finale.
In the second half Hofstra pounded the ball inside. Kone scored 12 points and Hofstra shot 55.6 percent for a 46-28 advantage on points in the paint to pull away.