Coastal Carolina hangs on to beat Hampton 85-81
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Jaylen Shaw had 19 points, five rebounds and eight assists, Demario Beck added 16 points and seven rebounds, and Coastal Carolina beat Hampton 85-81 on Wednesday night.
Shaw’s 3-point play with 2:10 remaining gave Coastal Carolina a 77-76 lead, Beck extended it to a three-point lead with a basket and Shaw went 1 of 2 at the free-throw line for an 80-76 advantage with 30 seconds to go.
Trevond Barnes answered with a dunk to pull Hampton within two points and end the Pirates’ two-minute scoreless stretch. CCU closed the game by making 5 of 6 free throws, including four straight by Shaw.
Amidou Bamba added 14 points and seven boards for Coastal Carolina (5-4). Matt Lindsey made four of CCU’s eight 3-pointers and scored 13 points.
Kalin Fisher led Hampton (4-6) with 29 points on 10-of-17 shooting. Jermaine Marrow had 18 points and 10 assists, and Barnes added 13 points, 10 rebounds and two blocks.