Delaware State beats Hampton 49-39

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HAMPTON, Va. (AP)—Donald Johnson scored 16 points and Delaware State defeated Hampton 49-39 on Saturday night.

The Hornets (6-18, 4-5 Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference), who averaged 58.1 points per game coming into Saturday’s contest, shot 39.1 percent from the field (18-for-46) and 41.2 percent from 3-point range (7-for-17).

Both teams shot under 30 percent in the first half, and Hampton held a slim 18-15 lead at halftime. Delaware State used a 15-8 run in the second half to take a 36-29 lead after Arturo Dubois’ three-point play with 6:01 remaining.

The Pirates cut the lead to five points, but the Hornets went on a 7-0 run to claim a 45-35 lead with 1:10 remaining.

Hampton (10-12, 4-5) was led by Donte Harrison, who scored 12.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Delaware St.
Donald Johnson Donald Johnson
6-13,  16 Pts
6 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Hampton
Donte Harrison Donte Harrison
5-7,  12 Pts
10 Rebs, 0 Assists

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