Final
1 2 T
Buccaneers 40 45 85
Pirates 41 51 92
Points
CHSOU
34
Assists
HAMP
14
Rebounds
CHSOU
14

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) Benjamin Stanley scored 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and Hampton won its Big South Conference opener 92-85 over Charleston Southern on Saturday night.

The Buccaneers closed to 83-81 on Phlandrous Fleming Jr.'s layup with 1:39 left, but Davion Warren hit a jumper and the Pirates made seven free throws from there to seal it.

Warren scored 20 points and Greg Heckstall hit 4 of 5 3-pointers and scored 18 points and made six assists for the Pirates (6-8). Jermaine Marrow scored 14 points and made 14 of Hampton's 26 assists. Dondre Griffin added 12 points.

Dontrell Shuler scored a career-high 34 points and made four assists and Phlandrous Fleming Jr. set career highs with 28 points and 14 rebounds for the Buccaneers (7-7, 1-1), who were outrebounded 36-26. Ty Jones added 11 points.

Hampton plays South Carolina Upstate on the road on Wednesday. Charleston Southern matches up against Longwood at home on Wednesday.

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