Norfolk State vs Hampton

Norfolk St. 62, Hampton 59


HAMPTON, Va. (AP) - Malcolm Hawkins scored 18 points and Norfolk State evaded disaster, holding off Hampton for its 11th straight victory 62-59 Monday night.

The Spartans (17-10, 12-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) led 59-47 with 7:08 remaining, but missed their next seven shots and failed to score for just shy of 6 minutes. The Pirates (10-14, 7-4) ran off 11 straight points, pulling within 59-58 on Du'Vaughn Maxwell's jumper with 2:47 left.

Pendarvis Williams' free throw ended Norfolk State's drought with 1:15 left, and after Hampton's Deron Powers hit a free throw, Hawkins made a layup for the three-point edge and the Pirates missed their last three shots.

The Spartans' winning streak is their longest since winning 14 straight in 1994-95, and their conference mark is their best since beginning 14-0 in Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association play in 1989-90.

Maxwell had 12 points and 10 rebounds for Hampton, which had won five straight.

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Norfolk State Spartans
R. Johnson, F271-90-26022
B. Goode, C191-32-26034
P. Williams, G383-73-423311
M. Hawkins, G316-135-821218
J. Fuentes, G233-60-32026
R. Gaston258-101-391117
K. Brown201-30-01132
M. Phelps91-60-00112
A. Rogers80-00-03020
Z. Estime00-10-00000
R. Maye00-00-00000
J. Weathers00-00-00000
Totals 24-5811-223571962
Hampton Pirates
D. Maxwell, F384-114-7101312
E. Okoroba, F172-60-06144
K. Brown, G323-114-661210
D. Powers, G323-113-452310
A. Austin, G254-111-38349
R. Mercado295-120-150012
D. Meikle130-52-26012
W. Dunning120-20-04010
R. Price20-00-00010
Totals 21-6914-235581959
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