Aaren Edmead scored 14 points and Devonte Boykins and Femi Olujobi added 11 apiece for the Aggies (14-9, 7-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who shot 58.6 percent from the field and made 16 free throws.
Hampton closed to 56-52 on Kalin Fisher's 3, but the Aggies pulled ahead on an 11-6 run and led 80-69 on Edmead's jumper with 6:19 left.
Boykins's 3 tied it at 23, he hit a go-ahead layup and the Aggies led 49-40 at halftime after making seven 3-pointers and shooting 52.9 percent from the field.
James is the highest-ranked prospect to commit to the Vols under Rick Barnes and the highest overall since Tobias Harris in 2010.
Five-star point guard Josiah James, ranked No. 20 in the ESPN 100, has committed to Tennessee over Clemson, Duke and Michigan State.
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.
|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|