Hampton vs Fordham

Fordham 54, Hampton 53

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NEW YORK (AP) - Chris Gaston had 10 points and 10 rebounds, and Kervin Bristol grabbed 16 rebounds to go with seven points, as Fordham hung on to beat Hampton 54-53 Monday night.

Bristol scored three consecutive baskets early in the second half to increase a one-point lead by the Rams (3-3) to 38-31 with 13:27 remaining.

Gaston, who has had double-doubles in five straight games, hit a jumper with 2:48 left to give Fordham a 54-48 lead.

Darrion Pellum, who led the Pirates (4-5) with 14 points, cut it to 54-51 with a 3-pointer, and a layup with 22 seconds left by David Bruce, who scored 11 points, made it 54-53.

Hampton got the ball back after a missed free throw by Gaston, but Pellum missed a 3-point try with 3 seconds left.

The Pirates played for the second straight night in New York, after beating Howard at Madison Square Garden Sunday night.

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Hampton (4-5)262753
Fordham (3-3) «302454

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Hampton Pirates
O. O'Bryant, F40-00-01130
D. Bruce, C355-101-2110211
D. Pellum, G385-160-051314
M. Tuitt, G331-66-96438
C. Tolson, G161-51-21103
D. Agbelese282-30-48134
J. Williams193-100-02009
A. Austin150-40-02320
E. Okoroba122-30-02004
Totals 19-578-1740111653
 33.3%47.1% 
Fordham Rams
K. Bristol, F293-51-216037
C. Gaston, F294-152-6100410
D. McMillan, G354-111-14329
A. Estwick, G333-100-04116
B. Frazier, G253-112-223110
B. Smith231-51-31414
M. Dominique163-72-26138
R. Canty50-10-02000
L. Samuell50-10-01000
Totals 21-669-1651121554
 31.8%56.3% 
MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. Central13-325-9202
Norfolk St.12-417-17242
Morgan St.11-514-16326
Hampton11-514-17284
Savannah St.10-613-16279
Md.-E. Shore9-714-20278
S.C. State7-911-20302
Delaware St.7-910-22332
Coppin St.7-98-24336
Beth.-Cook.6-1010-22346
Howard5-1110-24338
Florida A&M5-117-23349
N.C. A&T1-153-29350

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Dayton15-324-830
VCU14-426-922
Rhode Island13-525-1031
Richmond13-522-1380
St. Bona.11-720-1291
Geo. Wash.10-820-15102
George Mason9-920-14103
La Salle9-915-15137
Davidson8-1017-1589
Fordham7-1113-19215
Saint Louis6-1212-21238
UMass4-1415-18193
Saint Josephs4-1411-20201
Duquesne3-1510-22266