Hofstra improved to 16-3 overall and 6-0 in Colonial Athletic Association play. The 13-game win streak is the fourth-longest overall in program history and the second-longest since Hofstra joined the Division I level in 1966-67. No Hofstra team has started CAA play with six straight wins since joining the league in 2001-02.
Down 42-41 at halftime, Hofstra started the second stanza on a 21-9 run with Pemberton scoring six points. Ty Gadsen's layup brought UNC Wilmington (7-12, 3-3) within 62-53, but Dan Dwyer made a pair of free throws with 7:44 left and the Pride led by double digits the rest of the way.
Buckingham carries Cal St Bakersfield past NAIA Life Pacific
De'Monte Buckingham had 19 points and eight rebounds, and Taze Moore added 18 points as Cal State Bakersfield routed NAIA member Life Pacific 91-51 on Friday.
Seton Hall placed on 3 years' probation for transfer tampering
Seton Hall has been placed on NCAA probation for three years, lost a scholarship for the 2020-21 academic year, and has been forced to limit recruiting in each of the next two seasons as part of a negotiated resolution of a transfer tampering case.
Mendy, Williams carry Robert Morris over Howard 85-65
Yannis Mendy and Josh Williams scored 14 points apiece as Robert Morris routed Howard 85-65 on Friday in the Men Against Breast Cancer (MABC) Invitational.