NORFOLK, Va. (AP) John Crosby scored 24 points, including a go-ahead free throw with 48 seconds left, and eighth-seeded Delaware State beat No. 9 Maryland-Eastern Shore 68-64 in Tuesday night's first round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament.
The Hornets (6-25) face top-seeded N.C. Central in Friday's semifinals.
Crosby's free throw put the Hornets up 62-61 and Myles Carter made a 3-point play for a four-point lead, but the Hawks closed to 65-64 on Ahmad Frost's 3 with 9 seconds left. Crosby made two more from the line and Ameer Bennett made one of two to ice it.