Hampton travels to SHM Memorial Center on Wednesday to take on South Carolina State. The game tips off at 7:30 EST. The Pirates are 3-3 against the Bulldogs over the last four years. The last time they met (1/24/2012) they won 78-66.
Hampton is currently in 9th place in the MEAC and South Carolina State is in 13th.
In spite of 20 points from Deron Powers, the Pirates came up short 74-67 against Norfolk State on January 26th. With 12.2 points per game and 5.1 assists per game, he has team-best marks in both categories. For the Bulldogs, Matthew Hezekiah put up 13 points and 7 rebounds in the 64-49 loss to Savannah State on January 26th. With 13.8 points per game and 8.1 rebounds per game, he has team-best marks in both categories.
StatSmack! Hampton is better than South Carolina State
More violent crime happens per capita in Orangeburg so be careful if you visit (when compared to Hampton -- according to the FBI).
You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Hampton currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (965 to 926) than South Carolina State, per the NCAA.
You get an A for effort, but Hampton has emerged victorious against South Carolina State the last 2 times they've played.
At least you keep showing up. Hampton has an average margin of victory of 9 over South Carolina State in 18 wins since 1995.