Justin Ravenel hit two 3-pointers during a 13-2 run that gave FAMU (4-18, 3-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) a four-point lead midway through the second half. Barham made a 3-pointer to push the lead to 60-54 with 8 1/2 to go and Elijah Mayes hit a jumper two minutes later that pushed the lead to eight. Hampton twice cut its deficit to two points in the closing minutes, the last coming when Akim Mitchell's layup made it 71-69 with 1:53 remaining, but the Pirates missed 5 of 6 from the field from there.
Ravenel finished with 13 points for the Rattlers.
Malique Trent-Street had 21 points and Mitchell scored 16 for Hampton (7-13, 2-2). The duo made 12 of 20 from the field while the rest of the Pirates were 10-of-39 (26 percent) shooting.
FAMU has won two in a row for the first time this season.
UMass routs Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 92-60, en route to Vegas
Curtis Cobb scored 17 points and led four players in double-figure scoring as UMass bounced back from consecutive home court losses with a rout of winless Arkansas-Pine Bluff in a Las Vegas Holiday Invitational Tournament campus game Monday night.
Charleston Southern beats Trinity Baptist 98-49
Freshman Timmy Sellers scored all 15 of his points in the first half, Dontrell Shuler added 12 points and Charleston Southern never trailed in beating Trinity Baptist 98-49 on Monday night.
Rutgers holds EMU to 4 first-half points in 63-36 rout
Geo Baker had 20 points and Rutgers held Eastern Michigan to an NCAA-record low four first-half points in a 63-36 rout on Monday night.