Scores

Final

Hampton 84

(2-7, 0-2 MEAC)

Howard 95

(4-3, 1-0 MEAC)

    3:00 PM ET, December 2, 2006

    Madison Square Garden, New York, New York

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    HAMP 41 4384
    HOW 41 5495

    Howard 95, Hampton 84

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Eugene Myatt scored 22 points to pace Howard to a 95-84 victory over Hampton in the second game of the Big Apple Classic doubleheader at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.

    Darryl Hudson had 18 points and Will Gant added 15 for the Bison (4-3).

    Demario Mattox had 19 points to lead the Pirates (2-7) and Mike Freeman had 15.

    After the first half ended with the score tied 41-41, Howard took the lead for good at 16:47 of the second half when Hudsons jumper put them up 51-50. The Pirates got within 60-58 on a 3-pointer by Kevin Clark at 9:58, but Howard went on an 8-0 run to seal the victory. Darek Mitchells two free throws capped the surge at 7:14.

    Virginia Union routed Bowie State 87-42 in the opening game.

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