Hampton vs Howard

Hampton 51, Howard 49

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Deron Powers scored 14 points and Emmanuel Okoroba converted a three-point play with 34 seconds remaining as Hampton defeated Howard for the seventh straight time, 51-49 Saturday night.

Okoroba was fouled on his second layup in less than a minute after the Pirates (4-10, 2-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) had trailed 49-44 with 2:29 remaining.

Powers' free throw with 27 seconds left made it 51-49, but he missed his second try. After a missed shot by the Bison (4-13, 1-2), Du'Vaughn Maxwell couldn't put the game away, missing two free throws.

A steal by Powers with 4 seconds left denied Howard a final chance to tie or win.

Howard already had squandered plenty of chances, however, making just 9 of its 21 free throws. Hampton, which earned its first road victory this season, made 18 of 27.

Simuel Frazier and Mike Phillips scored 11 points each for Howard.

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Hampton Pirates
E. Okoroba, C152-71-13045
D. Maxwell, G331-61-48143
D. Powers, G324-105-620314
J. Williams, G250-33-30143
D. Meikle, G142-61-16105
R. Mercado343-102-460210
W. Dunning180-20-06020
K. Brown160-35-82135
D. Adams133-40-05006
Totals 15-5118-274442251
 29.4%66.7% 
Howard Bison
M. Phillips, F304-93-511511
T. Boyomo, C140-21-23051
S. Frazier, G394-121-458211
P. Okoroh, G373-94-661410
B. Ford, G130-20-01020
A. Leary363-60-49016
T. Lee201-20-01122
A. Dickerson113-60-02038
Totals 18-489-2130112449
 37.5%42.9% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Hampton13-321-11154
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Norfolk St.12-417-17220
Beth.-Cook.10-614-18288
Savannah St.9-716-16277
N.C. Central7-913-19311
Md.-E. Shore7-910-22307
N.C. A&T7-910-22340
Howard6-1012-20328
Coppin St.6-109-22326
Morgan St.6-109-22327
Delaware St.5-117-25345
Florida A&M4-128-21349
 
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