Maryland-Eastern Shore vs Hampton

Hampton edges Md-Eastern Shore late, 71-65


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HAMPTON, Va. (AP) Hampton took its first lead of the second half on a free throw from Emmanual Okoroba with more than five minutes left in the game, then pulled away for a 71-65 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore Monday Night.

Hakeem Baxter hit back-to-back 3-pointers that cut the Hampton lead to two, 67-65 with under a minute to play, but Deron Powers made a layup and Ke'Ron Brown added a pair of free throws with eight seconds left to preserve the victory.

Two-time MEAC player of the week DuVaughn Maxwell paced the Pirates (13-11, 8-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) with 17 points and 14 rebounds, despite struggling from the free throw line (1 of 8). Ramon Mercado added 13 points and Brown 11.

KyRee Jones tossed in 27 points to lead Maryland-Eastern Shore (3-18, 1-8), hitting 12 of 13 attempts from the line. Baxter added 16 points.

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Scoreboard
Maryland-Eastern Shore (3-18)343165
Hampton (13-11) «274471

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MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. Central13-325-9202
Norfolk St.12-417-17242
Morgan St.11-514-16326
Hampton11-514-17284
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
Beth.-Cook.6-1010-22346
Howard5-1110-24338
Florida A&M5-117-23349
N.C. A&T1-153-29350
 
Other games
IAST 77 Final
WVU 102
KAN 82 Final
KSU 85
MD 53 Final
UVA 61