Scores

Final OT

Hampton 71

(11-13, 5-6 MEAC)

S Carolina St 74

(11-12, 6-5 MEAC)

    4:00 PM ET, February 14, 2009

    Smith-Hammond-Middleton Center, Orangeburg, South Carolina

    1 2 OT T
    HAMP 34 26 1171
    SCST 27 33 1474

    Top Performers

    Hampton: M. Freeman 9 Pts, 11 Reb, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    South Carolina State: J. Williams Jr. 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    S. Carolina St. 74, Hampton 71

    Associated Press

    ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Jessie Burton scored 18 points to lead South Carolina State to a 74-71 overtime win over Hampton on Saturday.

    Jimmy Williams added 17 points and eight rebounds for the Bulldogs (11-12, 6-5 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who have won five of their last six games. Jason Flagler and Carrio Bennett chipped in with 14 points apiece.

    With a three-point deficit late in the second half, Burton made a 3-pointer with 13 seconds left to tie the score at 60-60 to force overtime. South Carolina State scored five straight points in overtime, capped by Williams' layup to give the Bulldogs a 65-60 lead with 2:53 remaining.

    The Pirates (11-13, 5-6) got within one point, but Burton made two free throws with 10 seconds left to secure the win.

    Brandon Tunnell led Hampton with 14 points. The Pirates have lost four of their last five games.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HAMP
    SCST
    Points 71 74
    FG Made-Attempted 27-70 (.386) 26-57 (.456)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-20 (.150) 9-22 (.409)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-21 (.667) 13-22 (.591)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 9

    2008-09 Season

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