TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Derrik Jamerson Jr. had 25 points and made two free throws with 17 seconds left in overtime as Norfolk State narrowly defeated Alabama 80-79 in the NIT first round on...
Whitley scores 24 to lead Norfolk St. over Howard 75-69
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Steven Whitley had a season-high 24 points as Norfolk State got past Howard 75-69 in the Mid-Eastern Conference Tourney semifinals on Friday night.
Norfolk State looks to extend streak vs Howard
Howard (15-15, 9-6) vs. Norfolk State (19-11, 14-1)
Echols Hall, Norfolk, Virginia; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Norfolk State looks for its seventh straight win in the...
Norfolk State looks to extend streak vs Delaware St.
Norfolk State (18-11, 13-1) vs. Delaware State (5-22, 2-12)
Memorial Hall, Dover, Delaware; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Norfolk State looks for its sixth straight conference win...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Nic Thomas had 16 points as Norfolk State scorched Coppin State 72-38 on Saturday night to claim the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-regular season title.
Norfolk State looks to extend streak vs Coppin State
Coppin State (6-23, 6-8) vs. Norfolk State (17-11, 12-1)
Echols Hall, Norfolk, Virginia; Saturday, 6:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Norfolk State looks for its 12th straight win in the...
Jamerson, Kelly help Norfolk State top NC Central 75-71 OT
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Derrik Jamerson drained seven 3-pointers, scored 23 points, C.J. Kelly added 19 and Norfolk State rallied from eight points down late in regulation to fend off upset-minded North Carolina Central 75-71 in overtime Saturday night.
The win keeps Norfolk State atop the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference at 10-1. North Carolina A&T is right behind at 9-2 after a win Saturday. The leaders meet Monday.
Pope lifts Bethune-Cookman past Norfolk St. 84-76
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Cletrell Pope had 20 points and 15 rebounds as Bethune-Cookman topped Norfolk State 84-76 on Saturday.
Malik Maitland had 18 points and eight assists for Bethune-Cookman (11-13, 6-4 Mid-Eastern Conference), which earned its fifth straight home victory. Dondre Duffus added 14 points. Shawntrez Davis had 10 points for the hosts.
Thomas leads Norfolk St. past Maryland-Eastern Shore 88-60
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Nic Thomas scored a career-high 26 points on seven 3-pointers as Norfolk State rolled to an 88-60 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Saturday night.
Mastadi Pitt had 18 points for the Spartans (12-10, 7-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who are on a seven-game win streak to lead in the MEAC standings. Derrik Jamerson Jr. added 16 points and Steven Whitley had eight points with eight assists.
Norfolk State was 18 of 27 from beyond 3-point range (67 percent), a season high.
Thomas, Norfolk St. rally to beat Savannah St. 82-76
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Nic Thomas scored 13 of his 21 points in the second half and Norfolk State rallied from a 10-point deficit to beat Savannah State 82-76 on Saturday night.
Mastadi Pitt had 15 points, Steven Whitley scored 11 and Armani Branch added 10 for Norfolk State (10-10, 5-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Alex Long had 11 boards and Jordan Butler grabbed 10 for the Spartans, who outrebounded Savannah State 46-30.
Jamerson scores 26, Norfolk St. beats Bethune-Cookman 75-68
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Derrik Jamerson Jr. had a career-high 26 points and Kyonze Chavis scored 11 of his career-best 15 in the final eight minutes as Norfolk State pulled away for a 75-68 win over Bethune-Cookman on Monday night.
Jamerson made 7 of 10 from beyond the 3-point arc and Chavis was 5-of-5 shooting. Alex Long shot 9 of 14 and finished with 18 points and eight rebounds for Norfolk State (9-10, 4-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).
Whitley, Butler lift Norfolk State past CSU 80-66
BALTIMORE (AP) — Steven Whitley and Jordan Butler scored 14 points apiece as Norfolk State topped Coppin State 80-66 on Saturday.
Nic Thomas and Derrik Jamerson Jr. each added 13 points for the Spartans (8-10, 3-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) who have won three straight. Alex Long chipped in 12. Butler also had nine rebounds, while Jamerson posted 11 rebounds.
Norfolk St withstands FAMU run for 72-62 win behind Jamerson
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Derrik Jamerson Jr. scored 21 points with five rebounds, Jordan Butler scored 10 with 10 rebounds and three blocks and Norfolk State beat Florida A&M 72-62 on Monday night.
Armani Branch added 13 points as Norfolk State (7-10, 2-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) finished 24-of-49 (49 percent) shooting and 17 of 22 (77.3) from the foul line.
Norfolk State wins MEAC opener 77-63 behind Jamerson
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Derrik Jamerson Jr. scored 21 points with five 3-pointers, Alex Long scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Norfolk State opened Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play with a 76-63 win over Delaware State on Saturday night to end a two-game skid.
Boyd, ETSU beat Norfolk St. 89-61, win Sun Bowl Invitational
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Tray Boyd III scored a career-high 24 points to help East Tennessee State beat Norfolk State 89-61 on Saturday night in the championship game of the Sun Bowl Invitational.
Pitt scores 24, Norfolk defeats UTEP in Sun Bowl tourney
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Mastadi Pitt scored 24 points and Norfolk State pulled away in the second half to defeat UTEP 75-62 at the Sun Bowl Invitational on Friday night.
Pitt made 4 of 5 3-pointers, 7 of 9 from the field overall, and 6 of 7 free throws. Derrik Jamerson added 13 points and C.J. Kelly scored 10 points for the Spartans (5-8).
Evan Gilyard led the Miners (4-6) with 20 points, Efe Odigie added 18 points and Paul Thomas grabbed 17 rebounds. UTEP led 40-23 on the boards.
Norfolk State routs Regent University 97-57
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Derrik Jamerson Jr. had 14 points and a career-high 13 rebounds to help Norfolk State roll to a 97-57 victory over NCCAA-member Regent University on Tuesday night.
The Spartans (3-4) shot 52 percent from the floor and had five players score in double figures. Regent shot just 28 percent.
Kelly scores 21, Norfolk St. beats Mid-Atlantic Christian
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — C.J. Kelly had 21 points on 8-of-9 shooting and Derrik Jamerson scored 17, including four 3-pointers, to help Norfolk State beat Mid-Atlantic Christian 108-50 on Thursday night.
BJ Fitzgerald added 15 points, while Jordan Butler and Alex Long each had four of Norfolk State's 11 blocks.
Norfolk State beats Maryland-Eastern Shore 78-68
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Steven Whitley had 16 points, nine rebounds and seven assists Monday night and No. 5 seed Norfolk State beat 12th-seeded Maryland-Eastern Shore 78-68 in the first round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament.
The Spartans (14-18) advanced to face No. 4 seed North Carolina A&T in the quarterfinals on Thursday.
Jamerson Jr. scores 15, Norfolk St. beats South Carolina St.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Derrik Jamerson Jr. scored 15 points to lead five Norfolk State players in double figures and the Spartans pulled away in the second half for a 76-62 win over South Carolina State on Monday night.
Norfolk State upsets MEAC leader Savannah State, 85-77
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Derrik Jamerson Jr. scored 17 points and Norfolk State came from 12-points down at halftime to pull off an 85-77 upset of Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference leader Savannah State on Saturday night.
Savannah State beat the Spartans last month in overtime, 104-99 for its first win over Norfolk State as a Division I team. The Spartans now have won 11 of 12 meetings.
Norfolk State hits 14 3-pointers, beats Delaware State 93-58
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Kyle Williams scored 20 points, Derrik Jamerson Jr. added 19 and each made five 3-pointers in Norfolk State's 93-58 victory over Delaware State on Monday night.
Delaware State led 16-5 with 13:17 remaining in the first half but Norfolk State used a 43-9 spurt to take a 48-25 lead at the break. Williams scored 15 points in the first half with four 3-pointers.
Whitley, Thomas lead Norfolk State to 76-65 win
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Steven Whitley scored a career-high 20 points with seven assists, Nic Thomas also scored 20 points, and Norfolk State beat Morgan State 76-65 on Saturday to win its third straight.
Derrik Jamerson Jr. had 14 points for the Spartans (7-16, 5-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who shot 55.6 percent from long distance (10 of 18) and 51 percent from the field. Thomas and Jamerson scored four 3s apiece.
Whitley lifts Norfolk State over Bethune-Cookman 71-70
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Alex Long had 14 points and a career-high 17 rebounds and Steven Whitley scored 12, including the winning layup at the buzzer, to help Norfolk State beat Bethune-Cookman 71-70 on Saturday night for the Wildcats' first loss in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play.
Nic Thomas' corner 3 put the Spartans up 46-44, but Brandon Tabb replied with a 3 and the lead traded hands until Whitley's jumper with 47 seconds left made it 67-66 Norfolk State.
Petteway scores 23, Elizabeth City dumps Norfolk 76-67
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Shyheld Petteway had 23 points and nine rebounds to lead Division II Elizabeth City State to a 76-67 win over Norfolk State on Monday night.
Zaccheus Hobbs added 15 points with nine assists, Joseph Allen 12 and Aujameq Daniels 11 for the Vikings, who hit 13 of 26 3-pointers, four by Petteway.
North Carolina Central rallies past Norfolk State 64-63
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Raasean Davis scored 13 of his 23 points in the second half including a pair of free throws in the final minute that helped North Carolina Central hold off Norfolk State 64-63 on Monday night.
Davis' free throws with 20 seconds left made it 64-59 for the Eagles (8-8, 2-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Alex Long split a pair of free throws for Norfolk State (3-13, 1-1) and Kyle Williams added a 3 in the final second.
Jamerson leads 6 in double figures, Norfolk St wins 112-34
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Derrik Jamerson Jr. scored 24 points with six 3-pointers, Preston Bungei had a double-double and Norfolk State saw all nine players in the game score in its first win of the season, a 112-34 defeat of Mid-Atlantic Christian of the USCAA on Thursday night.