HAMPTON, Va. -- Malique Trent-Street had 17 points, five rebounds, five assists and six steals and Hampton beat Delaware State 78-56 on Friday night.
Greg Heckstall added 17 points and seven rebounds for the Pirates (6-11, 1-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who took control with a 12-0 run to lead 19-8 in the middle of the first half. Delaware State cut the deficit to four, but Hampton rebuilt the lead to 11 by halftime and extended it to 54-32 before the 15-minute mark of the second half. The Hornets (2-17, 0-4) got no closer than 21 from there.
Mike Krzyzewski switched to zone last season to mask his young team's defensive frailties. Will we see that again in 2018-19?
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.
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|