BUIES CREEK, N.C. — Chris Clemons scored a season-high 48 points to move into ninth place in Division I men’s scoring all time as Campbell defeated Hampton 87-84 on Wednesday night.
Clemons passed Danny Manning and Oscar Robertson with the showing and now has 2,978 points in his career. Next on the list is Hersey Hawkins with 3,008. Pete Maravich holds the all-time mark with 3,667 points.
Hampton closed to 85-84 on Jermaine Marrow‘s two free throws with three seconds left before Clemons iced it with two free throws.
Clemons made 22 of 24 free throws and had seven rebounds.
Kalin Fisher scored a season-high 34 points and had six rebounds for the Pirates (10-14, 5-6), whose losing streak stretched to four games. Marrow added 20 points and six assists. Dondre Griffin had 11 points.
The Fighting Camels leveled the season series against the Pirates with the win. Hampton defeated Campbell 64-58 on Jan. 26. Campbell takes on Presbyterian on the road on Saturday. Hampton takes on High Point at home on Saturday.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.