Jan. 1, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Kwame Morgan hit a 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds remaining and finished with a career-high 29 points as Hampton edged Colorado State 77-75 in the Hilltop Challenge on Saturday.
Darrion Pellum added 17 points for the Pirates (11-3) while Charles Funches and Christopher Tolson each had 10.
Travis Franklin hit 1-of-2 free throws with 14 seconds left to give Colorado State a 75-74 lead, setting the stage for Morgan's heroics. This was the second time in four games Morgan has hit a game-winning 3 in the final second. He lifted Hampton to a 62-59 victory over Liberty on Dec. 22.
Hampton led by 17 points in the first half before Colorado State trimmed the lead to 39-31 at halftime.
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