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Hampton U. women pull away from Howard 71-55 in MEAC quarterfinal
Hampton U. women pull away from Howard 71-55 in MEAC quarterfinal

NORFOLK — Alyssa Bennett aims high every game. She hit her mark as she began her final Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament, and Hampton University needed every bit of it. With her teammates struggling on offense, Bennett scored 30 points and keyed a second-half run that carried the top-seeded Lady Pirates to a 71-55 win against Howard in a MEAC quarterfinal Wednesday at Scope. “We tell Alyssa, the only person who can stop you is you,” HU coach David Six said. “I thought she played great today. She went out there and played like she did not want this to be her last game.” Bennett and the Lady Pirates (26-4) get the Florida A&M-Savannah State winner...

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