Romeo Crouch added 16 points as he and Bell made eight of Presbyterian's 10 3-point shots. Presbyterian (10-9, 2-2 Big South) led 35-33 and went on a 9-4 run over the last 2:50 to close the first half.
Bell made a jumper and Kody Shubert added a pair of free throws to cap a 10-2 surge and Presbyterian led 62-49 with 11:05 left. Hampton responded with an 11-2 run and drew within five with 5:44 left but couldn't get closer.
The Blue Hose finished 17 of 23 from the foul line compared to 9 of 13 for the Pirates.
Queta, Merrill help Utah State beat San Jose State 96-54
Mitchell shimmies after and-1
San Diego State's Matt Mitchell drives down the lane, finishes the and-1 layup and shows off with a shimmy.
Jolly scores 13 to lead SMU's sweep of Memphis 58-53
Tyson Jolly scored 13 points and pulled down 10 rebounds, leading SMU to a 58-53 win over Memphis on Tuesday night, the Mustangs' ninth consecutive home victory.