Pressley scores 17, grabs 15 boards to lead Hampton past Bethune-Cookman 75-70

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    NORFOLK, Virginia — Jervon Pressley scored 17 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and Hampton overtook Bethune-Cookman for a 75-70 win Saturday night.

    Reginald Johnson Jr. poured in 18 points and Brian Darden added 17 for Hampton (7-7, 3-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic), which shot 52 percent in the second half and held Bethune-Cookman scoreless over the final three minutes.

    Hampton trailed by 10 early in the second half but steadily chipped away at the gap. Pressley's layup with 1:36 left tied the score at 70, then Johnson hit the go-ahead bucket and the Pirates padded it from the foul line over the final 21 seconds.

    Ricky Johnson paced Bethune-Cookman (4-12, 1-1) with 20 points and Mario Moody added 15. Jordan Potts and LaRon Smith scored 12 apiece for the Wildcats, who were outrebounded 42-30 and have lost eight straight.

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