HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Jermaine Marrow had 28 points as Hampton beat Longwood 77-71 in the Big South Conference Tourney first round on Tuesday night.
Marrow made all 16 of his free throws. He added six assists.
Greg Heckstall had 17 points and 10 rebounds for Hampton (15-15). Akim Mitchell added 14 points.
Jaylon Wilson had 23 points for the Lancers (15-17). JaShaun Smith added 13 points. Lorenzo Phillips had 12 points.
Next up for Hampton, a Thursday showdown against the regular season champions, Campbell.