Black Leads Morgan State Past Hampton 80-71
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Justin Black scored 24 points, grabbed eight rebounds and had four steals as Morgan State topped Hampton 80-71 Monday night.
Ian Chiles added 17 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks for Morgan State (6-10, 4-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) while Anthony Hubbard finished with 12 points and eight boards.
After Jervon Pressley’s three-point play pulled Hampton (8-10, 3-2) within 51-49 nearly 8 minutes into the second half, the Bears used a 15-5 run to open up a 12-point lead with 6:58 to play. Du’Vaughn Maxwell scored six points, and Brian Darden four, as Hampton used a 12-4 spurt to pull within 70-66 with 36 seconds to play. Morgan State went 8 of 8 from the free throw line from that point to seal the victory.
Maxwell finished with 20 points, 12 rebounds, two steals and three blocked shots. Darden, who scored nine points in the final 50 seconds, finished with 12.
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