HAMPTON, Va. -- Malique Trent-Street had 17 points, five rebounds, five assists and six steals and Hampton beat Delaware State 78-56 on Friday night.
Greg Heckstall added 17 points and seven rebounds for the Pirates (6-11, 1-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who took control with a 12-0 run to lead 19-8 in the middle of the first half. Delaware State cut the deficit to four, but Hampton rebuilt the lead to 11 by halftime and extended it to 54-32 before the 15-minute mark of the second half. The Hornets (2-17, 0-4) got no closer than 21 from there.
Jim Calhoun, who has a career record of 873-380 and led UConn to three national titles before retiring in 2012, has been hired as coach at Saint Joseph.
Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott believes a tentative ruling making show-cause orders illegal in California would threaten NCAA membership for state schools.
Guard James Bouknight, ranked 87th in the ESPN 100, is the first player from the Class of 2019 to commit to UConn and first-year coach Dan Hurley.
|North Carolina A&T||11-5||1||20-15|
|North Carolina Central||9-7||3||19-16|
|South Carolina St||6-10||6||10-22|