Scores

Final

Savannah State 65

(3-5, 1-0 MEAC)

Hampton 49

(3-4, 0-1 MEAC)

    7:00 PM ET, December 1, 2011

    Hampton Convocation Center, Hampton, Virginia

    1 2 T
    SAV 39 2665
    HAMP 26 2349

    Top Performers

    Savannah State: D. Rudolph 21 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Hampton: D. Bruce 9 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Stl

    Savannah St. 65, Hampton 49

    Associated Press

    HAMPTON, Va. -- Deric Rudolph scored 21 points and Savannah State easily beat cold-shooting Hampton 65-49 Thursday night in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener for both teams.

    Rudolph was 5 for 8 on 3-point attempts for the Tigers (3-5) and 6 of 6 on free throws. Collectively, Savannah State shot 8 for 15 from 3-point range.

    Rashad Hassan also flustered Hampton (3-4). He made 7 of 9 shots from the floor, including his only 3-point attempt. Hassan finished with 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Preston Blackmon chipped in with 11 points for Savannah State, which led 39-26 at halftime.

    Darrion Pellum was the only Hampton player to finish in double figures with 15 points. But he shot just 5 of 15, missing all five 3-pointers he attempted. Hampton shot 30.4 percent (14 of 46) and was 0 for 12 from the arc.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SAV
    HAMP
    Points 65 49
    FG Made-Attempted 21-48 (.438) 14-46 (.304)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-15 (.533) 0-12 (.000)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-18 (.833) 21-26 (.808)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 16 0

    2011-12 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Dec 1, 2011 SAV 65, @HAMP 49Recap
    Mar 7, 2012 HAMP 59, @SAV 46Recap