Hampton runs past Maryland-Eastern Shore 104-89

BY foxsports • February 24, 2014

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) Du'Vaughn Maxwell scored 13 of his 16 points in the second half, hauled in 11 rebounds and had seven assists, pacing Hampton past Maryland-Eastern Shore 104-89 on Monday night.

The Pirates (16-11, 11-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) shot 50 percent from the field and dominated the rebounding battle, 45-30. Deron Powers had 20 points with five assists, while Jervon Pressley added 12 points and 12 boards.

UMES (4-22, 2-11) was led by Troy Snyder with 23 points and 10 boards. Devon Walker chipped in 19 points and Ishaq Pitt had 15.

Hampton was nursing a one-point lead in the second half, but pulled away with a 17-4 run ignited by a Gregory Hayden 3-pointer and capped with two Maxwell free throws to make it 75-61 with 7:33 remaining. The Shore Hawks couldn't pull closer than eight after that, getting outscored 62-45 in the second half after leading by two at halftime.