Trevond Barnes added 17 points, shooting 6 of 8 from the field and hitting all five of his free-throw attempts for Hampton (11-14, 6-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Charles Wilson-Fisher had 12 points on 5-of-5 shooting and Malique Trent-Street scored 10.
The Pirates went nearly four minutes without a field goal as Howard trimmed a 13-point deficit to 78-72 when Dalique Mingo made a layup with 5:32 to play. A jumper by Fisher pushed the lead to 12 points and, after two free throws by R.J. Cole pulled the Bison within 84-75 with 3:21 left, Hampton used an 11-2 run -- including four dunks -- to seal it.
Cole had 27 points and six assists, and Charles Williams scored 23 points, for Howard (7-19, 4-6). The Bison have lost two in a row after a four-game win streak.
Hampton shot 55 percent (33 of 60) from the field, including 8 of 15 from 3-point range, and hit 21 of 24 free throws.
Grand Canyon scores 1st 17 points, beats Chicago State 90-59
Michael Finke scored 22 points, Carlos Johnson added 21 and Grand Canyon scored the first 17 points of the game and cruised past Chicago State 90-59 on Saturday, handing the Cougars their 15th consecutive loss.
White runs full length of court for crazy block
As Markell Johnson thinks he has the easy layup, Jack White comes out of nowhere and the crowd goes wild.
Nick Weatherspoon suspended by Mississippi State for rules violation
Mississippi State starting guard Nick Weatherspoon has been suspended indefinitely for a "violation of team rules," the school announced Saturday.
|North Carolina A&T||9-2||0.5||14-11|
|North Carolina Central||7-4||2.5||12-13|
|South Carolina State||4-7||5.5||6-21|