Hampton vs American

American U. 74, Hampton 72

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - Charles Hinkle scored 24 points and American University held off Hampton 74-72 on Wednesday night.

The Eagles (8-2) led 65-56 with 7:47 to play before Hampton responded with eight straight points. Mike Tuitt's 3 capped the spurt, making it 65-64 with 5:45 to play.

The Pirates (4-6) wouldn't take the lead but kept it close, trailing 73-70 with 21 seconds remaining. Hampton's Jasper Williams missed a 3, but the Pirates got the ball back. Darrion Pellum then missed another potential tying shot, but again Hampton came up with the offensive rebound. Tuitt made a layup off the miss with 2 seconds left.

It wasn't enough, as Troy Brewer made a free throw for the final margin.

Brewer finished with 19 points and Daniel Munoz and Simon McCormack had 10 each for American, which won its eighth straight.

Pellum led the Pirates with 25 points.

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Hampton (4-6)353772
American (8-2) «403474

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Hampton Pirates
D. Agbelese, F174-50-13048
D. Bruce, C277-90-060314
D. Pellum, G4010-202-422325
C. Tolson, G344-90-022310
M. Tuitt, G283-72-247410
J. Williams310-71-22421
A. Austin112-20-01044
W. Dunning70-00-00000
O. O'Bryant30-00-02010
E. Okoroba20-00-00000
Totals 30-595-925152472
 50.8%55.6% 
American Eagles
T. Wroblicky, F140-20-14030
C. Hinkle, G386-137-1042224
T. Brewer, G376-133-451019
D. Munoz, G353-83-566110
J. Schoof, G111-10-00143
S. McCormack235-60-461110
D. Fisher171-12-22134
B. Jolivette111-10-00202
R. Grafft90-20-02130
W. Simon II50-02-31102
Totals 23-4717-2933161774
 48.9%58.6% 
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

Patriot League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Bucknell15-326-963
Lehigh12-620-1297
Boston U.12-618-14187
Navy10-816-16206
Holy Cross9-915-17208
Loyola-Md.8-1016-17212
Colgate8-1010-22294
Army West Point6-1213-19267
Lafayette5-139-21321
American5-138-22310
 
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