Trevond Barnes added 17 points, shooting 6 of 8 from the field and hitting all five of his free-throw attempts for Hampton (11-14, 6-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Charles Wilson-Fisher had 12 points on 5-of-5 shooting and Malique Trent-Street scored 10.
The Pirates went nearly four minutes without a field goal as Howard trimmed a 13-point deficit to 78-72 when Dalique Mingo made a layup with 5:32 to play. A jumper by Fisher pushed the lead to 12 points and, after two free throws by R.J. Cole pulled the Bison within 84-75 with 3:21 left, Hampton used an 11-2 run -- including four dunks -- to seal it.
Cole had 27 points and six assists, and Charles Williams scored 23 points, for Howard (7-19, 4-6). The Bison have lost two in a row after a four-game win streak.
Hampton shot 55 percent (33 of 60) from the field, including 8 of 15 from 3-point range, and hit 21 of 24 free throws.
Zion's 35 not enough in loss to Syracuse
Zion Williamson goes off for 35 points on 12-of-20 shooting along with 10 rebounds, but Duke falls to Syracuse in overtime.
Ewuosho's jumper with 0.8 left lifts Alabama St. over MVSU
Jacoby Ross and Reginald Gee scored 16 points apiece and Tobi Ewuosho hit a jumper with 0.8 seconds left in overtime to help Alabama State beat Mississippi Valley State 81-79 on Monday night.
Self shows off his rings
Kansas Jayhawks coach Bill Self shows off his championship ring collection to Holly Rowe, a collection that stays in his office.
|North Carolina A&T||3-0||0.5||8-9|
|North Carolina Central||3-0||0.5||8-9|
|South Carolina State||2-1||1.5||4-15|