HAMPTON, Va. – Senior Trevond Barnes scored a career-high 22 points as Hampton defeated St. Francis College (NY) 81-72 in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament Thursday night. Barnes also won MVP honors for the Coach John McLendon Classic. The win marked the first NCAA Division I era postseason tournament home win for the Pirates.
Four Hampton players scored in double figures, including Barnes. Senior Lysander Bracey recorded a season high 17 points. The Pirates shot over 56% from behind the arch. Junior Greg Heckstall added 12 points and nine rebounds as the Pirates level their record to 16-and-16 on the season.
The Pirates move on in the tournament and their upcoming opponent will be announced soon. One thing is for certain, the Hampton Pirates season is not over yet.