HAMPTON, Va. -- Lysander Bracey scored 11 of his 22 points in the extra period as Hampton beat Coppin State in overtime 70-59 on Wednesday night.
Bracey scored first in overtime on a 3-pointer and went on to hit two more in the period as the Pirates (9-13, 4-3 MEAC) led by as much as 14 points, 70-56, with 43 seconds to play.
Hampton trailed by three with five seconds to play in regulation when Bracey was fouled and drained three from the line to tie it up 54-all and force the overtime.
The Pirates were up by two with 1:35 to play in regulation before a 3-pointer by Coppin State's Lamar Morgan and two free throws by Karonn Davis gave the Eagles (4-20, 4-5) a 54-51 lead with 11 seconds left.
Morgan led Coppin State with 17 points. Davis added 16.
Jim Calhoun, who has a career record of 873-380 and led UConn to three national titles before retiring in 2012, has been hired as coach at Saint Joseph.
Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott believes a tentative ruling making show-cause orders illegal in California would threaten NCAA membership for state schools.
Guard James Bouknight, ranked 87th in the ESPN 100, is the first player from the Class of 2019 to commit to UConn and first-year coach Dan Hurley.
|North Carolina A&T||11-5||1||20-15|
|North Carolina Central||9-7||3||19-16|
|South Carolina St||6-10||6||10-22|