Hampton beats Savannah State 114-102 in OT
The Pirates (15-14, 10-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) won their sixth straight as the Tigers (13-15, 10-3) lost their second in a row. Savannah State dropped into a first-place tie with North Carolina A&T at 10-3.
Hampton trailed 85-77 with nearly six minutes left in regulation before closing the period on a 15-7 run to force overtime. Malique Trent-Street’s free throws for Hampton capped the second-half scoring at 92-all with 28 seconds left.
The Pirates opened the extra period with a 10-2 run to lead 102-94. Savannah State closed within 106-102 before Hampton scored the final eight points.