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Marrow scores 31 points as Hampton turns back Howard

WASHINGTON (AP) Jermaine Marrow had 31 points, seven assists and five rebounds and Hampton defeated Howard 89-82 at the D.C. Holiday Hoops Festival on Saturday night.

Akim Mitchell had 18 points and 10 rebounds for Hampton (5-7) and Greg Heckstall added 15 points, nine rebounds and four assists.

RJ Cole had 29 points, six rebounds, six assists and four steals for Howard (6-7).

Hampton led 76-69 at the final media timeout but Howard stayed close. Cole made one of two free throws, then added a jumper after a steal by Kyle Foster, cutting the deficit to 81-77. Cole and Charles Williams both missed from inside and Hampton tacked on a series of free throws to build a 10-point lead with 40 seconds left.

Hampton led 57-56 with 11:46 remaining then opened up the lead with a 7-0 run that put the Pirates up 64-56 with 9:15 remaining. The lead reached nine points at 71-62 as Morrow scored four points and Heckstall made a 3-pointer.

Hampton won for the 16th consecutive time in the series and leads the Battle of the Real HU 40-5.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Howard 6-7 394382
home team logo Hampton 5-7 325789
Team Stats
away team logo Howard 6-7 78.9 PPG 40.6 RPG 13.6 APG
home team logo Hampton 5-7 81.7 PPG 42.4 RPG 14.1 APG
Key Players
2
R. Cole 21.4 PPG 4.1 RPG 6.4 APG 41.5 FG%
2
J. Marrow 24.9 PPG 4.1 RPG 5.0 APG 42.8 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB