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CAA Men’s Basketball Countdown – Hofstra

Oct 6, 2012, 9:35 AM EST

HEAD COACH: Mo Cassara
2011-12 RECORD: 10-22/3-15 in CAA

STARTERS RETURNING (3)
David Imes, F, 7.0 ppg, 5.4 rpg
Stevie Mejia, G, 6.0 ppg, 1.4 rpg
Stephen Nwaukoni, F, 4.6 ppg, 5.3 rpg

OTHER TOP RETURNEES
Moussa Kone, F, 3.2 ppg 2.9 rpg
Matt Grogan, G, 1.2 ppg, 0.7 rpg

TOP NEWCOMERS
Jamal Coombs-McDaniel, 6-7, 210, Jr., F – Transfer from Connecticut
Taran Buie, 6-2, 185, So., G – Transfer from Penn State
Dallas Anglin, 6-1, 175, Fr., G

QUICK HITS
Hofstra slipped to 3-15 in the CAA last season, but seven of those losses were by six points or less. Imes, who missed the final five games last season due to injury, is the Pride’s top returning scorer (7.0 ppg) and rebounder (5.4 rpg). Mejia also battled injuries last season but finished strong, scoring double figures in five of Hofstra’s last seven games. Coombs-McDaniel averaged 5.6 ppg for UConn’s national championship team in 2010-11, while Buie contributed 5.8 ppg in 11 games as a freshman at Penn State.