HAMPTON, Va. -- Kalin Fisher had 10 of his career-high 37 points in overtime and Hampton knocked off conference-leading Savannah State 114-102 on Monday night.
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.
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|North Carolina A&T||8-2||1||13-11|
|North Carolina Central||7-4||2.5||12-13|
|South Carolina State||4-6||5||6-20|