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HAMPTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

MEAC teams having difficult time holding on to star players

Hampton made the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2015, but that apparently enough for it to keep one of its best players. Hampton guard Deron Powers, the MVP of the MEAC Tournament, has announced he will transfer for his final season of eligibility. “Honestly, I want to play for a better program," Powers told The Daily Press. "I’m definitely up for anything, and it doesn’t...
Via HBCU Gameday
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Morgan State hangs on to topple Hampton, 4-3

BALTIMORE, Md. (March 21, 2015)-The Morgan State men's tennis team opened up Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play by capturing its first win of the season by defeating the Hampton Pirates by a score of 4-3 on Saturday afternoon.

Hampton on Kentucky: “They’re just like us”

LOUISVILLE — A traffic jam delayed the Hampton Pirates’ arrival at the KFC Yum Center for their practice and press conferences leading into Thursday’s game against No. 1 seed Kentucky. Most of the players wanted to go to the practice … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
March 18, 2015

Breaking Down the Cats and the Pirates

On Thursday night at 9:45, Kentucky will tip off their NCAA Tournament run against the #16 seed Hampton Pirates, who defeated Manhattan in the play-in game on Tuesday night for a shot to move on to play Kentucky. So congratulations Hampton, you’re about to get annihilated. Of course Kentucky comes in to the game 34-0, […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Hampton's 'Major League' free throw celebration on bench

No. 16 Hampton downed fellow No. 16 Manhattan 74-64 in Tuesday's First Four game for the privilege of getting viciously eradicated by Kentucky but dammit, they are going to have some fun at the NCAA Tournament.  After the victory, Hampton coach Edwarder Joyner Jr. joked that he had "Jesus on speed dial" but we're here now because of the great homage to the 1989 classic "Major League...
Via Fox Sports
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Hampton, Manhattan needed late streaks to get into NCAAs

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) About the last place the Hampton Pirates expected to be on Monday was getting ready to play in the NCAA Tournament. Four wins in the MEAC Tournament - by an average of 14 points - and suddenly the Pirates (16-17) find themselves at the First Four to play Manhattan on Tuesday night. Hampton got off to a 1-5 start, won just two of 10 games during one span of the...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Hampton holds off UMES rally, will meet Norfolk State in MEAC semis tomorrow

Hampton came in the the MEAC Tournament knowing they'd have to win three games to make it to the Championship Game. Two down, one to go for Hampton as it downed UMES 76-71. Hampton will meet rival Norfolk State Friday night at 8 PM.UMES trailed by as many as 13 points in the second half, but managed to cut the lead to 72-71 with 27 seconds left. Ishaq Pitt stepped to the line with...
Via HBCU Gameday
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Hot shooting No. 6 Hampton eliminates No. 11 Morgan State, 91-71

NORFOLK, Va. – Reginald Johnson and Deron Powers each scored 18 points to lead five Hampton players in double figures as the Pirates downed Morgan State 91-71 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament opening round Monday.

NAU struggles, falls at Hampton

HAMPTON, Va. -- A double-double by senior guard Gaellan Bewernick was not enough for Northern Arizona today as the Lumberjacks fell to Hampton 75-66 at the HU Convocation Center. "The turnovers for sure are way too many. Today was one of the three worst ball games we've played this season," said head coach Jack Murphy. "Jaleni (Neely) got to the line tonight which was really good...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Aggie Bred: Maynor Returns To A&T As Hampton Coach

Last month, Connell Maynor was inducted into the North Carolina A&T Athletics Hall of Fame. On Thursday, Maynor will lead his Hampton Pirates into Aggie Stadium hoping for a big win on national television. That paradox pretty much sums up Hampton's head coach's relationship with his alma mater: ever-evolving but always entertaining.The Fayetteville, NC native started out as an...
Via HBCU Gameday
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Maxwell scores 19; Hampton tops Howard 81-78

Du'Vaughn Maxwell scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Deron Powers hit two free throws with 4 seconds left as Hampton held off a late rally to beat Howard 81-78 Saturday night. Hampton (15-11, 10-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) opened up a 73-60 lead with 4:27 remaining when Maxwell finished a fast break with a dunk. Howard responded with an 18-6 run, including 11 points...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Hampton defense stymies Howard 63-47

Du'Vaughn Maxwell scored 16 points and blocked two shots as Hampton dominated Howard 63-47 Saturday night. Brian Darden had 14 points for Hampton (12-11, 7-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Ke'Ron Brown had a career-high 11 rebounds. The victory keeps Hampton a game-and-a-half behind second place Norfolk State (13-10, 7-2) in the conference standings. North Carolina Central ...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Hampton beats SC State 4th straight time, 67-56

Jervon Pressley scored 14 points as Hampton beat South Carolina State for the fourth-straight time, 67-56 on Monday. Hampton (10-10, 5-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) used a 16-0 second-half run - with seven points from Ramon Mercado- to pull away. Mercado finished with 12 points, Du'Vaughn Maxwell had 11 and Ke'Ron Brown 10 for Hampton. Maxwell recorded five blocks...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Former ECU Signee Headed To Hampton

Much of the success Connell Maynor experienced at Winston-Salem State was due to his ability to import Division I transfers to his program. It looks like the new Hampton coach is up to his old tricks again. Linebacker Treshawn Council, who originally signed with East Carolina out of high school in 2011, tweeted that he has accepted an offer from Hampton.Truly blessed and glad to...
Via HBCU Gameday
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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