Hampton travels to Memorial Hall on Monday to take on Delaware State. It gets started at 7:30 p.m. EST. The Pirates beat the Hornets 85-84 on Feb. 11 and are 5-4 against them over the last four years.
Delaware State is in fifth place in the conference and will be trying to close the gap with fourth place Hampton.
The Pirates were defeated by St. Peter's 66-59 on Feb. 23 despite 18 points and 9 rebounds from Du`Vaughn Maxwell. A crucial part of the team, he leads the way with 7.2 rebounds per game and 2.5 blocks per game. For the Hornets, Marques Oliver finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds in the 60-56 loss to Norfolk State on Feb. 23. He leads the team in rebounds with 6.8 per game and steals with 1.7 per game.
StatSmack! Hampton is better than Delaware State
More violent crime happens per capita in Dover so be careful if you visit (when compared to Hampton -- according to the FBI).
The Hampton basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Delaware State (67 percent vs. 47 percent).