RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jermaine Marrow scored a career-high 38 points and handed out six assists on Sunday night to help Hampton beat Richmond 86-66.
Marrow came up one point short of the scoring record for an opponent at Richmond’s Robins Center. He made 12 of 19 from the field, 5 of 8 from 3-point range and 9 of 9 from the foul line.
Kalin Fisher added 27 points and nine rebounds for the Pirates (2-4), who led 43-37 at halftime. Marrow scored 10 during the first five minutes of the second half when Hampton pushed the lead to 58-43. The Pirates’ advantage stayed in double digits from there with their largest lead at 84-57.
Nathan Cayo scored a career-high 23 points on 9-of-12 shooting for the Spiders (2-4) and Grant Golden added 22 points.