HAMPTON, Va. -- Charles Funches posted career highs of 26 points and 12 rebounds to lead Hampton to a 78-67 victory over Towson on Monday night.
The Pirates (8-2), coming off a 55-53 loss to Delaware that snapped their seven-game winning streak, shot 45.8 percent from the floor (27 of 59) and hit a season-best 11 of 20 3-pointers.
The Tigers (3-6) cut the gap to 61-55 with 6:54 left, but Funches hit two free throws and a layup. He then had a one-handed dunk over Braxton Dupree, drawing the foul and converting a three-point play to give Hampton a 68-57 lead with 5:10 left.
Rashawn Polk led Towson with 16 points, while Dre Conner added 15 and Dupree 14.
The Tigers shot 46.3 percent from the field (25 of 54), but were 3 for 13 from 3-point range.