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College Basketball(W): FAMU 43 – Hampton 46 (Blitz Analysis)


By Ariel Bedford

The Lady Rattlers faced an opponent that on paper seemed their mirror image Saturday afternoon in the Hampton Lady Pirates, with both teams only losing once all season and having an overall team winning percentage over ninety percent in MEAC Conference play.


Hampton established a tough, no-nonsense game plan early that slowed the game down and made each possession seem like a mini-battle. The Lady Pirates implemented a 2-3/match-up zone hybrid on defense as a quick response to FAMU’s potent front-court proved effective, even though Qiana Donald striked first with 18:15 into the game with a nice baby hook from the right block. FAMU matched HU’s defensive intensity as well, however, with Senior Tameka McKelton dramatically blocking HU’s Jericka Jenkins as she drove down the right-side of the lane, with star Antonia Bennett also in position as rotational assistance.


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Game Preview: Hampton (20-4, 12-1) vs. Florida A&M (19-6, 12-1)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Feb. 23) The Lady Pirates of Hampton will be taking on the Florida A&M Lady Rattlers Basketball team this Saturday for the No. 1 spot in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. This will be the first meeting between both teams this season. 

Both teams are currently tied for first place in the MEAC standings with a conference record of 12-1.

The Lady Pirates are currently on a five game winning streak, defeating Delaware State at home on Senior Night, 71-44. HU is led in scoring by senior guard Choicetta McMillian, who has a total of 351 points in 24 games and is averaging 14.6 points per game. Junior forward Keiara Avant leads the team in rebounds with 174 in 24 games, she is averaging 7.3 rebounds per game.

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