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  • Hampton Beats Manhattan In First Four, 74-64

    DAYTON, Ohio — Reginald Johnson scored 15 points and added two late critical defensive plays to lead Hampton to a 74-64 victory over Manhattan in the First Four on Tuesday night. The Pirates (17-17), who have won five in a row to get to .500,...
  • MEAC, SWAC finalize football postseason bowl game

    Football champions of the Mid-Eastern and Southwestern Athletic conferences will compete in an annual postseason bowl game beginning next season, under an agreement announced Wednesday by both leagues. The inaugural MEAC-SWAC bowl game will be played...
  • Hampton U. women refocused for WNIT opportunity

    Hampton U. women refocused for WNIT opportunity
    When Hampton University women's basketball coach David Six addressed his players earlier this week in preparation for the Women's NIT, he invoked one of the Pirates' men's players. Not leading scorer and rebounder Dwight Meikle. Not MEAC tournament...
  • Hampton defeats Manhattan in NCAA tournament, plays No. 1 Kentucky next

    Hampton defeats Manhattan in NCAA tournament, plays No. 1 Kentucky next
    DAYTON, Ohio — Basketball teams often talk about hitting their stride as tournament time approaches and the Hampton Pirates are thankful their momentum push occurred at the optimal time. The Pirates limped in to postseason play, but have now...
  • 'Canes advance in NIT with win over NC Central

    'Canes advance in NIT with win over NC Central
    There was no doubt the Hurricanes were disappointed about their postseason fate. But a day after learning they’d been left out of the NCAA Tournament, Miami’s players said all the right things about playing for pride, about using their...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: No. 7 U.Va. ends baseball skid; ODU, Longwood also win

    COLLEGES: Baseball: Kenny Towns was 4-for-4 with three doubles as No. 7 Virginia (13-5) ended a three-game slide with an 8-0 home win Tuesday against Towson. Virginia played without head coach Brian O’Connor, who was serving the third of his...
  • Tuesday's local interest college basketball roundup: Norfolk State, JMU drop close openers in CIT

    Norfolk State cut a 14-point deficit to one but fell 81-75 Tuesday at Eastern Kentucky (20-11) in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. NSU shot better than 60 percent to stay in the game, including a late comeback. A putback layup...
  • Johnson, Chievous score 15 to keep Pirates alive, 74-64

    Hampton coach Edward Joyner Jr. had joked he'd need a lot of help if his team advanced to play No. 1 Kentucky. "Jesus on speed dial," he kidded. So after Hampton extended its unlikely run, beating Manhattan 74-64 Tuesday night in the First Four to...
  • Hampton tops Manhattan, will meet No. 1 Kentucky

    Hampton tops Manhattan, will meet No. 1 Kentucky
    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Reginald Johnson scored 15 points and added two late critical defensive plays to lead Hampton┬áto a 74-64 victory over Manhattan in the First Four on Tuesday night. The Pirates (17-17), who have won five in a row to get to .500,...
  • Hampton U. faces Manhattan in NCAA, with possible date versus No. 1 Kentucky

    Hampton U. faces Manhattan in NCAA, with possible date versus No. 1 Kentucky
    Hampton University basketball players had barely settled into their seats and turned their attention to the projection screen TV in the student center ballroom when they learned their NCAA destination. The 16th-seeded Pirates will face Manhattan on...
  • St. Joe's grads Reggie Johnson, Akeem Miskdeen open NCAA Tournament

    St. Joe's grads Reggie Johnson, Akeem Miskdeen open NCAA Tournament
    Reginald Johnson spent about a year and a half at Miami (Ohio) following graduation from St. Joseph in 2012 and had plenty of success. The Chicago native started 22 games as a freshman and averaged 11.8 points through nine games during his sophomore...