6. Hofstra (2006-07 Record: 22-10, 14-4 CAA)
Head coach: Tom Pecora
Returning Starters: 3- G Antoine Agudio (senior): 6-3, 190; F Zygis Sestokas (sophomore): 6-5, 200; F Mike Davis-Sabb (sophomore): 6-7, 240.
Hempstead, NY (Nov. 28) * The Hofstra Men’s Basketball program signed three players to national letters of intent during the early signing period, it was announced today by Head Coach Tom Pecora.
The three signings include two current teammates at Broward Community Colleg in Florida, 6-9, 250-pound forward Miklos Szabo (Szeghalom, Hungary/Toth Arpad
School) and 6-2, 175-pound guard Tony Dennison (Long Island City, NY/Bryant High School). In addition, 6-2, 165-pound guard Yves Jules (Brooklyn, NY/Canarsie High School) also committed to the Pride.
Three Stars of The Day
Presenting a new daily feature on Collegehoops.net, the Three Stars of the day. We handpick the best performances of the day, whether it be stat lines that make you drool, or clutch performances. Either way, its our way of showing the love:
National Player of the Year: Tyler Hansbrough, F, UNC
Overall, the CAA doesn't have as much talent as other Top 12 conferences, but it has arguably the best non-BCS player in VCU's Eric Maynor. Two players who didn't suit up last year, UNCW's TJ Carter (injury) and James Madison's Abdulai Jalloh (transfer) made the Top 10.
Colonial Athletic Association
1. Eric Maynor, G, VCU
2. Antoine Agudio, G, Hofstra
3. Frank Elegar, C, Drexel
4. Will Thomas, F, George Mason
5. TJ Carter, G, UNC-Wilmington
6. Matt Janning, G, Northeastern
7. Herb Courtney, F, Delaware
8. Folarin Campbell, G/F, George Mason
Coming off a 7-22 season, most teams wouldn't be expected to finish in the top half of their league. But with the return of star guard TJ Carter, head coach Benny Moss is hoping for big things out of UNCW. The Seahawks second year coach takes part in our Q&A series:
Eric Maynor, G, Jr, VCU
Marcelus Kemp, G, Sr, Nevada
Jaycee Carroll, G, Sr, Utah State
Josh Heytvelt, F, Jr, Gonzaga
Randal Falker, C, Sr, Southern Illinois