Marrow scores 33 to lift Hampton over Gardner-Webb 87-77
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Jermaine Marrow had 33 points as Hampton beat Gardner-Webb 87-77 on Thursday night.
It was Marrow’s seventh game this season with at least 30 points. The 6-foot senior went into Thursday’s game No. 3 in the nation in scoring at 23.9 per game.
Ben Stanley had 19 points and nine rebounds for Hampton (12-15, 7-7 Big South Conference), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Davion Warren added 15 points and seven rebounds. Greg Heckstall had 10 points and 14 rebounds.
Eric Jamison Jr. had 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Runnin’ Bulldogs (11-15, 7-7). Nate Johnson added 20 points. Jaheam Cornwall had 14 points. Ludovic Dufeal had seven points and five blocks.
The teams’ first meeting this season was suspended at halftime due to a mechanical issue with one of the shot clocks. The game, which began on Jan. 20, is scheduled to resume on Monday in Boiling Springs, North Carolina, with Gardner-Webb leading 39-31.
Hampton faces Winthrop on the road on Saturday. Gardner-Webb takes on Campbell at home on Saturday.
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