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Hofstra teammates gather on the court during the second half of a game against Drexel. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Drexel 55, Hofstra 52

Hofstra fell to Drexel, 55-52, as Drexel's Frantz Massenat hit a half-court shot at the buzzer to win it Wednesday at Mack Sports Complex.

Hofstra guard Taran Buie and Drexel guard Damion
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Hofstra guard Taran Buie and Drexel guard Damion Lee react during the second half of a game at the David S. Mack Center at Hofstra University. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Hofstra gathers on the court before action against
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Hofstra gathers on the court before action against Drexel. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Hofstra center Stephen Nwaukoni shoots as Drexel forward
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Hofstra center Stephen Nwaukoni shoots as Drexel forward Dartaye Ruffin defends. (Jan. 23, 2013)

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Hofstra forward Jordan Allen shoots a free throw
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Hofstra forward Jordan Allen shoots a free throw in the first half of a game against Drexel. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Hofstra guard Taran Buie shoots as Drexel guard
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Hofstra guard Taran Buie shoots as Drexel guard Frantz Massenat defends him. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Hofstra forward David Imes shoots during a game
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Hofstra forward David Imes shoots during a game against Drexel. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Hofstra forward David Imes shoots from under the
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Hofstra forward David Imes shoots from under the basket during a game against Drexel. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Hofstra guard Stevie Mejia shoots a free throw
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Hofstra guard Stevie Mejia shoots a free throw in the first half of a game against Drexel. (Jan. 23, 2013)

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Hofstra guard Stevie Mejia shoots a free throw
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Hofstra guard Stevie Mejia shoots a free throw during a game against Drexel. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Hofstra guard Taran Buie shoots ahead of Drexel
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Hofstra guard Taran Buie shoots ahead of Drexel guard Frantz Massenat. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Hofstra forward Jordan Allen drives around Drexel forward
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Hofstra forward Jordan Allen drives around Drexel forward Dartaye Ruffin. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Hofstra guard Stevie Mejia drives in for a
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Hofstra guard Stevie Mejia drives in for a layup in the first half of a game against Drexel. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Hofstra forward Moussa Kone has his shot blocked
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Hofstra forward Moussa Kone has his shot blocked by Drexel forward Goran Pantovic. (Jan. 23, 2013)

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Hofstra guard Stevie Mejia passes the ball under
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Hofstra guard Stevie Mejia passes the ball under the basket during a game against Drexel. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Hofstra guard Stevie Mejia controls the ball during
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Hofstra guard Stevie Mejia controls the ball during a game against Drexel. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Hofstra teammates gather on the court during the
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Hofstra teammates gather on the court during the second half of a game against Drexel. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Hofstra head coach Mo Cassara reacts during action
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Hofstra head coach Mo Cassara reacts during action against Drexel. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Hofstra guard Taran Buie hits his second three-point
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Hofstra guard Taran Buie hits his second three-point shot in a row in the first half of a game against Drexel. (Jan. 23, 2013)

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Hofstra guard Taran Buie scores in the second
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Hofstra guard Taran Buie scores in the second half of a game against Drexel. (Jan. 23, 2013)

Hofstra forward Moussa Kone boxes out Drexel forward
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Hofstra forward Moussa Kone boxes out Drexel forward Daryl McCoy. (Jan. 23, 2013)

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