NCAA Basketball

Savannah State Tigers (16-16)


Thu. 3/3 Mon. 3/7 Thu. 3/10 Fri. 3/11 Wed. 3/16
vs. FlaA&M 
W 52-40
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vs. DelSt 
W 63-58
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@ B-C 
W 57-50
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@ Hamp 
L 55-89
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vs. Tx-Ar 
L 59-75
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Hampton cruises past Savannah St. into to MEAC title game

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Reginald Johnson Jr. scored 18, and Quinton Chievous had 15 points with 13 rebounds to help top-seeded Hampton beat No. 5 seed Savannah State 89-55 Friday in the semifinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament.

Brian Darden hit four 3s and finished with 14 points, while Lawrence Cooks scored 10 for Hampton, which has won seven of its last eight.

The Pirates (20-10) will face the South Carolina State-Norfolk State winner in the championship game Saturday.

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Leaders
Points: T. Manassa12.4
Rebounds: L. Kilo5.5
Assists: T. Manassa2.4
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: T. Manassa80.3%
3P%: C. Martin33.3%
Steals: K. Pinkett1.1
Blocks: L. Kilo0.8
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas33-5
2 Michigan State29-6
3 North Carolina33-7
4 Virginia29-8
5 Oregon31-7
6 Villanova35-5
7 Oklahoma29-8
8 West Virginia26-9
9 Xavier28-6
10 Miami (FL)27-8
10 Kentucky27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova35-5
2 North Carolina33-7
3 Kansas33-5
4 Oklahoma29-8
5 Virginia29-8
6 Oregon31-7
7 Michigan State29-6
8 Miami (FL)27-8
9 Indiana27-8
10 Syracuse23-14
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Mid-Eastern Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Hampton 13-3 21-11
South Carolina State 12-4 19-15
Norfolk State 12-4 17-17
Bethune-Cookman 10-6 14-18
Savannah State 9-7 16-16
North Carolina Central 7-9 13-19
Maryland Eastern Shore 7-9 10-22
North Carolina A&T 7-9 10-22
Howard 6-10 12-20
Morgan State 6-10 9-22
Coppin State 6-10 9-22
Delaware State 5-11 7-25
Florida A&M 4-12 8-21
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 62.3 (341)
Rebounds: 9.3 (285)
Assists: 10.3 (340)
FG%: 39.6% (338)
FT%: 65.9% (314)
3P%: 31.5% (307)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 67.7 (72)
Rebounds: 22.6 (336)
Assists: 11.7 (69)
FG%: 43.6% (185)
FT%: 72.5% (311)
3P%: 34.8% (198)
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