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Hampton vs Delaware State

Hampton 57, Delaware St. 50

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - Ramon Mercado scored 12 points in 15 minutes off the bench and Hampton edged Delaware State 57-50 Monday night in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play.

Deron Powers added 11 points and Emmanuel Okoroba 10. Both grabbed seven rebounds apiece for the Pirates, who managed a 38-27 rebounding advantage.

Hampton (12-15, 9-4) trailed 26-22 at halftime but outscored Delaware State 35-24 in the second half to complete the rally.

The Pirates outshot Delaware State 40 percent (21 of 52) to 31 percent (18 of 58) and held the Hornets (12-15, 7-6) to just three 3-pointers on 20 attempts.

Marques Oliver and Justin May scored 11 each for the Hornets, who also fell to Hampton 85-84 on Feb. 11. Oliver was strong defensively, posting eight blocks and two steals.

Hampton has won six of its last eight games, with both loses coming by a combined 10 points.

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Hampton (12-15) «223557
Delaware State (12-15)262450
 

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Hampton Pirates
E. Okoroba, F383-54-570110
K. Brown, G333-50-22116
A. Austin, G310-50-02430
D. Powers, G283-145-672311
D. Maxwell, G153-73-44129
D. Meikle213-40-04116
R. Mercado155-110-091212
W. Dunning131-10-02003
R. Price30-00-00000
D. Adams20-00-01010
M. Jackson10-00-00000
Totals 21-5212-1743101457
 40.4%70.6% 
Delaware State Hornets
M. Oliver, F374-73-3101011
J. Lawson, F50-10-00010
A. May, G203-104-541111
M. Bowman, Jr., G80-30-03010
B. Oliver, G50-00-00100
T. Tate283-81-21108
T. Bell271-60-03142
C. Walker263-100-01037
A. Thomas193-83-44229
C. Thomas111-10-00102
K. Gray100-20-01130
J. Joyner40-20-00000
Totals 18-5811-143191550
 31%78.6% 
MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
N.C. Central16-128-6
Hampton13-418-13
Norfolk St.11-519-15
Morgan St.11-515-16
Savannah St.10-612-19
Florida A&M8-814-18
Coppin St.7-912-20
Delaware St.5-119-21
S.C. State5-119-21
N.C. A&T5-119-23
Howard5-118-25
Beth.-Cook.5-117-25
Md.-E. Shore4-126-24
 
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