The Hofstra Pride men’s basketball team is quietly rolling as the hottest team in the nation. They are winners of 16 straight to improve to 19-3 on the season and are undefeated in the CAA. Check out my latest column for WFAN showing love to my school in what has been a tremendous season led by Coach Mihalich and senior guard Justin Wright-Foreman.
On Episode 56 of The Jake Brown Show:
I talk about NFL Week 9 and some of the storylines from the week, including my new Fly Up Or Get Flown Over segment. I also talk about the Cavaliers early season struggles, the Knicks hot streak, and much more. NBA champion and Hofstra basketball assistant coach Speedy Claxton then joined me. We spoke about Hofstra basketball as the season opens, his career, winning a title with the Spurs, Warriors, and much more.
Sunday’s loss in the CAA Semis for the Hofstra Pride men’s basketball team turned out to be the most heartbreaking loss in program history. A game that ended up trending on Twitter and that left everyone on the edge of their seat, ended in a 92-91 William & Mary win in double overtime. The players were emotional after the game, and clearly were devastated by the loss in a game they had a plethora of chances to win.
The Hofstra Pride men’s basketball team ran away from JMU in the second half of the CAA Tournament Quarterfinals Saturday, defeating the Dukes 74-57. Hofstra will now take on William & Mary today at 2:30 with a spot in the CAA Championship Game on the line. I’m down in Baltimore covering the tournament. Check out my SportsTalk1240.com story following their win yesterday.
Thursday night, I had the opportunity to cover New York Jets training camp with 1240AM-WGBB and SportsTalk1240.com. It was the Jets first trip back to Hofstra since 2010. Check out my piece on the night, featuring quotes from head coach Rex Ryan and offensive lineman and Hofstra alum Willie Colon.