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Friday / July 12.
  • Hofstra signs Saint Francis (PA) transfer Carlos Lopez Jr.

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    Hostras announced that Saint Francis (PA) transfer guard Carlos Lopez Jr. has transferred to the program and will become part of the Pride. 

    “Carlos is a versatile guard who has a lot of basketball ahead of him,” said head coach Speedy Claxton. “We are really excited about Carlos’ future and what he can do here at Hofstra.”

    Lopez, a 6-foot-2 guard, played his freshman season at Saint Francis University (PA), where he averaged 9.4 points, 1.7 assists, and 1.6 rebounds per game in 30 games played. He appeared in 30 games with 15 starts and scored in double figures 12 times, including 22 points at Central Connecticut State. He is a native of Egg Harbor Township, N.J.

    Lopez Jr. attended Egg Harbor Township High School where he poured in 1,151 career points and was the 2022 Press and CAL Player of the Year. Following graduation he spent a year at Feltrim Academy in Florida where he averaged 25.6 points per game and was named a finalist for the Florida State Sun Basketball Conference Player of the Year award. 

    (Release via Hofstra)

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.

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