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Hampton vs Savannah State

Hampton 71, Savannah St. 68


SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Deron Powers led five players in double figures with 15 points and Hampton defeated Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference-foe Savannah State 71-68 Thursday in overtime, snapping the Tigers' seven-game winning streak.

Du'Vaughn Maxwell added 13 points while Aaron Austin, Ke'Ron Brown, and Ramon Mercardo tallied 10 apiece for the Pirates (5-17, 2-6), who have won four straight games -their longest streak of the season.

Louis Arnold had 26 points and 10 rebounds for Savannah State (12-10, 6-2), and Rashad Hassan added 17 points and 10 boards but the Tigers shot just 36 percent (24 of 66)

Hampton trailed 56-50 with just under 4 minutes left in regulation but outscored Savannah State 8-2 over the final 2:48 to send the game into overtime.

The Pirates opened overtime on a 7-3 run. Savannah State rallied to a 70-68 deficit with 13 seconds left in OT but missed a game-tying 3-pointer as time expired.

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Hampton Pirates
E. Okoroba, F353-73-48159
D. Powers, G417-121-383115
D. Maxwell, G405-93-741113
A. Austin, G363-64-633310
K. Brown, G303-72-221210
R. Mercado284-91-251410
D. Meikle132-40-03004
W. Dunning30-00-01010
Totals 27-5414-2439101771
Savannah State Tigers
A. Louis, F378-158-11101226
C. Spears, F30-10-02010
K. White, G340-50-04520
C. Smith, G311-51-13003
P. Blackman, G305-120-103213
R. Hassan357-143-4100417
R. Burger231-50-01023
J. Smith161-32-23044
S. Wilson101-40-00112
P. Hendley50-20-00010
M. Hutchins10-00-00000
D. Williams00-00-00000
Totals 24-6614-1934101968
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. Central16-025-8127
Norfolk St.12-420-14167
Md.-E. Shore11-518-15195
Delaware St.9-718-18205
S.C. State7-911-22320
N.C. A&T6-109-23340
Coppin St.6-108-23311
Savannah St.5-119-22331
Morgan St.5-117-24337
Florida A&M2-142-27350
Other games
IND 72 Final
ILL 74
NCST 85 Final
MIZZ 68 Final
COLO 48 Final
ORE 47
PEP 56 Final