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State basketball roundup: UMES women upset Hampton, 52-50, in MEAC quarterfinal

State basketball roundup: UMES women upset Hampton, 52-50, in MEAC quarterfinal

Jessica Long made an off-balance jumper from the wing as time expired Wednesday to give eighth- seeded UMES a 52-50 victory over top seed Hampton in the quarterfinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference women's basketball tournament in Norfolk, Va. The defeat ended the Lady Pirates' streak of MEAC championships at five. Hampton (18-12) tied the game at 50 with 1:14 left after a jumper from Malia Tate-DeFreitas, the MEAC Player of the Year, and had possession in the closing seconds. But a turnover gave UMES the ball with 4.1 seconds left and Long made the game-winner. Long led the Hawks with 11 points. Alexis Udoji had 10 points and a team-high 11 rebounds. Kyani White...

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