Hampton 67, Howard 55
NEW YORK (AP)
The Pirates (7-1) used a 9-3 run to break a 41-41 tie midway through the second half and secure their seventh straight win.
The Bison (1-7), who trailed 34-27 at halftime, took a 38-36 lead with 15:54 left in the game following an 11-2 run. Mike Tuitt's 3 put the Pirates back on top with 14:50 to play before Dadrian Collins' 3 tied it one more time at 41-41.
Hampton shot 40.7 percent from the field in the second half (11 of 27), compared to 9-of-35 shooting (25.7 percent) by the Bison in the period.
Tuitt finished with 15 points and Darrion Pellum and Kwame Morgan had 14 each for Hampton. Danny Agbelese tallied 11 rebounds and four blocks for the Pirates.
Mike Phillips had 20 points and 11 rebounds for Howard.