Colonial Athletic Association

Tribe host Hofstra in CAA opener

Tribe host Hofstra in CAA opener

William and Mary will open Colonial Athletic Association play on Saturday in a matchup against a 7-5 Hofstra team that has lost its last two matchups.

The Tribe, 5-0 at home, has been humming offensively and is among the top 12 in 3-point (second at 45.9), free throw (fourth at 80.1) and field goal (12th at 51.5) percentages. W&M is the only team in the country to rank among the top 20 in all three shooting categories.

Still, Hofsta is no slouch. The Pride put up 100 or more points twice this year in wins over Bishop’s University and Molloy College while scoring 99 against Concordia. The Tribe eclipsed the century mark three times this year during wins over Shenandoah,...