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Hampton rolls past Howard 90-42

Mar 5, 2010 - 4:07 AM HAMPTON, Va.(AP) -- Darrion Pellum and Vincent Simpson scored 22 points each as Hampton rolled to a regular-season ending 90-42 victory over Howard on Thursday night.

Brandon Tunnell added 12 points and nine assists and the Pirates (13-17, 8-8 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) shot 56.5 percent from the field (35-for-62) to win their fifth consecutive game. Hampton had 13 steals, outrebounded Howard 38-28 and had only eight turnovers.

It was Hampton's most lopsided victory since defeating Savannah State 100-57 on Jan. 23, 2006.

The Pirates led 53-21 at halftime after jumping out to a 24-5 advantage 9 minutes into the game. Howard was 2-for-7 with six turnovers in that span.

Simpson and Pellum hit consecutive 3-pointers to give Hampton a 63-26 lead with 16:57 to play in the game.

Kwame Morgan added 13 points for the Pirates.

Dadrian Collins led Howard (7-24, 6-10) with 11 points.

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