HAMPTON, Va. -- DuVaughn Maxwell scored 20 as Hampton beat Winthrop in double overtime, 101-95, in a non-conference game on Sunday.
Hampton (6-7, 2-0, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) was up 37-32 at the break but Winthrop (6-5) stole the lead at 51-49 in the second-the first of several lead changes. Hampton later forced a crucial turnover and Deron Powers hit two free throws and a layup in the final seconds to send the game into OT tied at 76.The first overtime ended with the score knotted at 86 when Keon Johnson scored for Winthrop on a layup with 3 seconds left. Hampton took over in the second overtime following a Ramon Mercado 3-pointer to go up 91-89. Powers and Mercado closed it out going 4-of-4 from the penalty line in the final 11 seconds to score the win.Johnson tallied 24 points and Keon Moore scored 22 for Winthrop in the losing effort.