Hampton Pirates vs. Savannah State Tigers - 3/11/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Hampton Pirates (19-10) vs. Savannah Tigers (16-14)
March 11, 2016 9:00 PM EST
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The Hampton Pirates will face off against the Savannah State Tigers in the Semifinal of the MEAC tournament.
The Hampton Pirates come into this game with a 19-10 record and are 1st in the MEAC. Hampton won their opening game in the tournament 83-81 over Morgan State. Reginald Johnson Jr. who is averaging 18.2 points per game and 4.0 assists has led the Hampton Pirates. Quinton Chievous is second on the team with 17.3 points per game and 11.1 rebounds. The 1st seeded Pirates will try to keep rolling in the tournament.
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The Savannah State Tigers come into this game with a 16-14 record and are 5th in the MEAC. The Tigers are coming off a tournament win over Bethune Cookman 57-50. Troyce Manassa who is averaging 12.9 points per game and 5.1 rebounds has led the Tigers. Chris Martin is second on the team with 12.1 points per game and 2.9 rebounds. Savannah State just played last night and that could be a factor here.
The Hampton Pirates got off to a shaky start in their openeing game winning by only 2 points. Savannah State won their tournament game and will now try to knock off the number 1 seeded Pirates. I think the Hampton Pirates bounce back with a big win here.