Scores

Final

Howard 55

(1-7, 0-1 MEAC)

Hampton 67

(7-1, 1-0 MEAC)

7:00 PM ET, December 4, 2010

Madison Square Garden, New York, New York

1 2 T
HOW 27 2855
HAMP 34 3367

Top Performers

Howard: M. Phillips 20 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast

Hampton: C. Funches 20 Pts, 8 Reb

Hampton 67, Howard 55

Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Charles Funches scored 20 points and Hampton defeated Howard 67-55 on Saturday night in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener for both teams.

The Pirates (7-1) used a 9-3 run to break a 41-41 tie midway through the second half and secure their seventh straight win.

The Bison (1-7), who trailed 34-27 at halftime, took a 38-36 lead with 15:54 left in the game following an 11-2 run. Mike Tuitt's 3 put the Pirates back on top with 14:50 to play before Dadrian Collins' 3 tied it one more time at 41-41.

Hampton shot 40.7 percent from the field in the second half (11 of 27), compared to 9-of-35 shooting (25.7 percent) by the Bison in the period.

Tuitt finished with 15 points and Darrion Pellum and Kwame Morgan had 14 each for Hampton. Danny Agbelese tallied 11 rebounds and four blocks for the Pirates.

Mike Phillips had 20 points and 11 rebounds for Howard.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HOW
HAMP
Points 55 67
FG Made-Attempted 19-63 (.302) 21-57 (.368)
3P Made-Attempted 5-22 (.227) 6-18 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 12-19 (.632) 19-27 (.704)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
Largest Lead 12 12

2010-11 Season

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