Hampton vs Savannah State

Hampton KOs top seed in MEAC tourney

CBSSports.com wire reports

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Christopher Tolson scored 16 points and Hampton upset top-seeded Savannah State 59-46 in the quarterfinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament on Wednesday night.

The Tigers (21-11), who saw a 13-game winning streak snapped, had scored at least 50 points in the previous 18 games.

Hampton (12-20), the defending conference tournament champion, also got 12 points from Darrion Pellum and 10 by Wesley Dunning.

Leading 48-44 with 2:38 remaining, Hampton finished the game with an 11-2 run. The Pirates made 9 of 10 free throw attempts in the final 1:48 while Savannah State was 1 for 8 from the field during the run. Hampton made 16 of 20 free throw attempts for the game.

Hampton shot 41.7 percent (20 of 48) from the field while the Tigers made only 27.1 percent (16 of 59).

Preston Blackman led the Tigers with 12 points.

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Hampton Pirates
D. Agbelese, F282-64-42038
W. Dunning, G394-82-270210
D. Pellum, G384-113-461012
C. Tolson, G357-131-383316
M. Tuitt, G280-62-31302
J. Williams192-34-40129
D. Bruce91-10-02012
E. Okoroba30-00-01010
O. O'Bryant10-00-00000
Totals 20-4816-203081259
Savannah State Tigers
J. Smith, F380-20-07100
R. Hassan, F173-92-33058
C. Smith, G342-70-08014
D. Rudolph, G332-90-04226
P. Blackman, G294-162-222212
J. Montgomery161-63-45005
K. Edwards101-10-03003
A. Louis93-62-48258
S. Wilson80-10-00030
R. Conner60-20-00010
Totals 16-599-134671946
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N.C. Central13-325-9202
Norfolk St.12-417-17242
Morgan St.11-514-16326
Savannah St.10-613-16279
Md.-E. Shore9-714-20278
S.C. State7-911-20302
Delaware St.7-910-22332
Coppin St.7-98-24336
Florida A&M5-117-23349
N.C. A&T1-153-29350
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