NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Malique Trent-Street scored 11 of his 25 points at the free-throw line as No. 1 seed Hampton held off fourth-seeded North Carolina A&T 96-86 on Friday and advanced to the championship game of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament in its final season as a member of the conference.
The Pirates (19-14), who have won two of the last three tournament championships, will play No. 6 seed North Carolina Central, the defending champion, in the title game Saturday.
Hampton announced in November that it will play in the Big South Conference next season.