NORFOLK, Va. - Kendall Gray, Casey Walker and Tahj Tate combined for 38 points as sixth-seeded Delaware State became the latest team to pull an upset in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference quarterfinals, knocking off No. 3 seed Hampton 63-60 Thursday night.
The top three seeds in the MEAC have all lost in the quarterfinals, with top-seeded Norfolk State falling to eighth-seeded Bethune-Cookman and seventh-seeded North Carolina A&T knocking off second-seeded North Carolina Central Wednesday.
With the win, Delaware State (15-17) moves on to play N.C. A&T Friday night at 8 p.m.
The Pirates (14-17) swept the Hornets during the regular season, but couldn't overcome a 32-25 halftime deficit Thursday. Hampton shot 31 percent (9 of 29) in the frame.
Gray and Walker each had 13 points and Tate 12 for Delaware State. Marques Oliver added eight points with 11 rebounds.
Du'Vaughn Maxwell paced the Pirates with 16 points and 12 rebounds.
Charges have been made in a domestic abuse investigation involving a 74-year-old woman in Elizabeth City.
Witnesses tell WAVY.com the attack of a shopper was the cause of a heavy police presence at the Ross department store at Military Circle in Norfolk Wednesday night.
State officials say construction on a new Bonner Bridge has been delayed for years because of a legal battle with an environmental group.
Michelle Price with Newport News Public Schools told WAVY.com at least three city school buses ran substantially late Wednesday afternoon, delivering children home several hours after dismissal.
Plans to enhance a popular park in Smithfield are on hold. Some people say City Council is trying to commercialize a natural and historic treasure, and leave them out of the loop.
Drivers traveling between Hatteras Island and the mainland were forced to use an emergency ferry Wednesday, following the sudden closure of the Bonner Bridge Tuesday.
Hampton Fire units arrived at the scene of a residential fire in the 3800 block of Shell Road just after 6 p.m.