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Winthrop guard Micheal Anumba, right, hugs guard Kyle Zunic as they celebrate after winning the Big South tournament championship over Hampton in an NCAA college basketball game in Rock Hill, S.C., Sunday, March 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Winthrop to 11th NCAA Tournament with 76-68 win over Hampton

Mar. 8, 2020 5:18 PM EDT

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — It took a freshman to bring Winthrop back to where it almost always used to go — the NCAA Tournament. DJ Burns scored 16 points, 12 of them in the second half, to lead the second-seeded Eagles to a 76-68 win over fifth-seeded Hampton on Sunday in the Big South Conference...

Hampton drubs Longwood 80-53 in Big South quarterfinal

Mar. 5, 2020 11:47 PM EST

RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Jermaine Marrow hit 6 of 14 3-pointers and scored 32 points with five assists and No. 5-seed Hampton beat No. 4-seed Longwood 80-53 in Thursday night's quarterfinal of the Big South Conference tournament. The Pirates (14-18) advance to the semifinals against No. 1-seed Radford (21-10)...

Hammond scores 28 in South Carolina Upstate's 90-79 victory

Feb. 29, 2020 7:59 PM EST

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Everette Hammond scored 28 points as South Carolina Upstate defeated Hampton 90-79 on Saturday in a regular-season finale. Dalvin White had 17 points and six assists for South Carolina Upstate (12-19, 7-11 Big South Conference), which snapped its four-game losing streak. Nevin Zink...

Marrow scores 33 to lift Hampton over Gardner-Webb 87-77

Feb. 20, 2020 10:06 PM EST

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Jermaine Marrow had 33 points as Hampton beat Gardner-Webb 87-77 on Thursday night. It was Marrow's seventh game this season with at least 30 points. The 6-foot senior went into Thursday's game No. 3 in the nation in scoring at 23.9 per game. Ben Stanley had 19 points and nine rebounds...

Gensler scores 17 to lift Campbell past Hampton 75-49

Feb. 13, 2020 9:18 PM EST

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Cory Gensler posted 17 points and eight rebounds as Campbell romped past Hampton 75-49 on Thursday night. Austin McCullough had 10 points for Campbell (13-13, 4-10 Big South Conference) as did Messiah Thompson. Joshua Lusane had three blocks. Jermaine Marrow had 22 points for the...

Wright scores 34 to lift High Point over Hampton 88-85

Feb. 6, 2020 10:36 PM EST

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Jamal Wright scored 34 points and Caden Sanchez added 24, both career highs, and High Point edged Hampton 88-85 on Thursday night. High Point pushed a 40-39 halftime lead to 13 midway through the second half but basket by Ben Stanley pulled the Bears into a tie at 80 with 2 1/2...