SC Upstate beats Hampton 68-49

The Associated Press

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) -- Ty Greene scored a game-high 17 points to help South Carolina-Upstate pull away from Hampton 68-49 Wednesday night.

Torrey Craig added 15 points and eight rebounds and Jodd Maxey scored 13 and grabbed nine boards to help SC Upstate (6-7) win its 12th straight home game, dating back to last season.

After the game was tied 38-all with 13:43 remaining, SC Upstate closed out Hampton with a 30-11 run. Greene and Craig sparked the run with consecutive 3-pointers.

The Spartans held the Pirates (2-10) to 31 percent (9 of 29) shooting in the second half.

Ricardo Glenn led SC Upstate with 11 rebounds as the Spartans outrebounded Hampton 46-32.

Ahead 28-25 with 1:23 left in the first half, Craig hit back-to-back 3-pointers, including one at the buzzer for a 34-25 Upstate lead at halftime.

Du'Vaughn Maxwell finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Pirates.

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