Northern Kentucky 54, Hampton 52
HAMPTON, Va. (AP)
Billups finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds and Nate Snodgrass came off the bench for 10 points, including two free throws with 4 seconds left.
Hampton (2-8) trailed 27-23 at halftime but rallied to a 42-all tie behind a Deron Powers layup at the 4:40 mark. But Billups reeled off six straight to put Northern Kentucky (1-6) up for good, 48-42, with 48 seconds left.
Powers made a layup with 5 seconds left to cut the deficit to 52-51 but Snodgrass' free throws sealed the win.
Northern Kentucky outshot Hampton 37.5 percent (18 of 48) to 31.5 percent (17 of 54) and held a 39-33 rebounding edge.
Emmanual Orkorobo had 16 points and 10 boards for Hampton.