HAMPTON, Va. -- Jermaine Marrow scored a career-high 35 points, tied a career high with 10 rebounds and had nine assists and Hampton beat Bethune-Cookman 80-69 on Monday night.
Marrow scored 10 of Hampton's first 14 points with a jump shot, layup, three free throws and a 3-pointer for a 14-9 lead.
Marrow made six of his nine total field goals in the first 10 1/2 minutes and from there did most his damage from the free-throw line, hitting 15 of 16. Hampton (8-13, 3-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) led 46-33 at halftime as Marrow ended it with a layup and two foul shots.
Bethune-Cookman (11-11, 5-2) drew within 72-64 with 2:58 left after an 11-3 run but couldn't get closer.
Kalin Fisher scored 11 for the Pirates.
The cream of the crop of American high school basketball will congregate in Colorado Springs from Oct. 5-7, as USA Basketball unveils its newly expanded Junior National Team minicamp in collaboration with the NBA, NCAA and NBPA.
Top recruits are starting to take their official visits, meaning it's time to make some predictions about where they're leaning.
Missouri guard Cullen VanLeer is retiring from basketball after tearing his ACL in the Tigers' final regular-season game last season.
|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|