HAMPTON, Va. -- Desi Washington scored 26 points as St. Peter's came back from a nine-point, halftime deficit to beat Hampton 66-59 in non-conference play Saturday afternoon.
Washington, who did not score in the first 17 minutes, went 5 of 11 from the floor, 3 of 6 from behind the arc and 13 of 15 from the free-throw line, including 9 of 10 in the final 1:44 to help seal the victory.
Markese Tucker contributed 11 points for the Peacocks (9-18), who snapped a two-game losing streak.
The Peacocks trailed by 15 in the first half, but with the game tied at 45 with 9:18 remaining, St. Peter's outscored Hampton 21-14 the rest of the way. The Peacocks were 13-of-25 shooting in the second half.
St. Peter's outscored Hampton 15-4 off turnovers.
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|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|