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Charlotte holds off Hofstra 80-72

Nov 25, 2009 - 5:30 AM HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.(AP) -- Shamari Spears scored 26 points to lead Charlotte to an 80-72 victory over Hofstra on Tuesday night.

Spears finished the first half with 17 points on 7-of-8 shooting. Overall, he was 9-for-13 from the field and 7-for-8 from the free-throw line.

After Charlotte extended the lead to 68-58 with 5:40 to play, Hofstra rallied to 71-68.

Chris Braswell's offensive rebound and pass to a cutting RaShad Coleman made it a five-point game. DiJuan Harris hit 3-of-4 free throws to give the 49ers (4-1) a six-point lead with less than 1 minute to play in the NIT Season Tip-Off.

Braswell had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Derrio Green added 12 points for Charlotte. RaShad Coleman added nine points, nine rebounds and five assists.

Hofstra (3-3) was led by Charles Jenkins, who scored 25 points. Greg Washington added a career-high 18 points, to go with nine rebounds.








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