Hampton 62, George Washington 51

BY foxsports • November 24, 2010

Darrion Pellum scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half and Hampton pulled ahead with a late 15-0 run to defeat George Washington 62-51 in the consolation round of the NIT Season Tip-Off Tuesday night.

With the Pirates trailing 34-28 with 13:47 remaining in the second half, Pellum scored eight straight points with a fast break dunk and consecutive 3-pointers to give Hampton a 39-38 lead.

Kwame Morgan finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Pirates (4-1), who won their fourth straight.

Tim Johnson's 3-pointer with 9:20 remaining briefly put the Colonials back on top 41-39, but George Washington would go the next 7:42 without a point. Charles Funches' jump shot with 6:56 left tied the score and the Pirates led 54-41 before the Colonials' next basket.

Tony Taylor scored 12 points to lead George Washington (2-2), which shot 28.8 percent (19 for 66) from the field.


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