EMU Drops Game to Hampton, 73-71

Updated 11/20/2000
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) -- Tarvis Williams scored 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds, helping Hampton from Virginia rally to a 73-71 victory over Eastern Michigan on Monday night.

Marseilles Brown added 14 points for the Pirates (2-0), which trailed 38-33 at halftime.

C.J. Grantham had 21 points and eight assists for the Eagles (0-1). Dante Darling and Melvin Hicks added 12 points apiece.

Cold-shooting troubled both teams, with Hampton hitting just 26-of-62 from the floor, three of 16 from 3-point range and 18 of 35 from the free-throw line. Eastern made 26 of its 59 shots - just six of 17 from beyond the arc - while converting just 13 of their 29 free-throw tries.

Tyson Radney grabbed a game-high 14 rebounds for Eastern Michigan.