Northern Kentucky vs Hampton

Northern Kentucky 54, Hampton 52


HAMPTON, Va. (AP) - Chad Jackson scored 18 points and Jalen Billups posted his first double-double of the season to help Northern Kentucky win its first game of the season, beating Hampton 54-52 Thursday night.

Billups finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds and Nate Snodgrass came off the bench for 10 points, including two free throws with 4 seconds left.

Hampton (2-8) trailed 27-23 at halftime but rallied to a 42-all tie behind a Deron Powers layup at the 4:40 mark. But Billups reeled off six straight to put Northern Kentucky (1-6) up for good, 48-42, with 48 seconds left.

Powers made a layup with 5 seconds left to cut the deficit to 52-51 but Snodgrass' free throws sealed the win.

Northern Kentucky outshot Hampton 37.5 percent (18 of 48) to 31.5 percent (17 of 54) and held a 39-33 rebounding edge.

Emmanual Orkorobo had 16 points and 10 boards for Hampton.

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Northern Kentucky Norse
E. Jones, F331-110-33223
J. Flournoy, F10-00-00000
J. Billups, C256-102-2101214
E. Faulkner, G331-22-25104
C. Jackson, G336-126-850318
N. Snodgrass322-44-430210
E. Watson201-30-19232
T. Johnson141-40-00423
J. Staley50-00-00020
T. White40-20-00000
Totals 18-4814-2039101654
Hampton Pirates
E. Okoroba, F376-104-8100016
D. Maxwell, F231-50-03052
D. Powers, G324-167-818215
R. Mercado, G221-32-22005
D. Meikle, G171-22-23014
J. Williams293-110-01337
K. Brown181-41-27153
W. Dunning130-20-02020
D. Adams60-00-01020
R. Price30-10-00000
Totals 17-5416-2233122052
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Green Bay12-618-14158
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Clev. St.5-139-22260

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N.C. Central13-325-9202
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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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