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.
Thomas scores 30 to lift Norfolk St. past SC State 78-73
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Nic Thomas had a career-high 30 points as Norfolk State narrowly defeated South Carolina State 78-73 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday...
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 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...
Long secures win for Norfolk State, 75-74 over Morgan St.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Alex Long sank a pair of free throws with under a minute to go that gave Norfolk State the lead for good in a 75-74 win over Morgan State on Saturday.
Long scores 17 to lead Norfolk St. past NC A&T 76-58
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Alex Long had 17 points off the bench to lift Norfolk State to a 76-58 win over North Carolina A&T on Monday night.
Steven Whitley had 15 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds for Norfolk State (16-11, 11-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), which earned its sixth consecutive home victory. Nic Thomas added 12 points. Jordan Butler had seven rebounds for the hosts.
Thomas ties career high leading Norfolk St past FAMU 66-54
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Nic Thomas tied a career-high with 26 points on four 3-pointers and made all 10 of his foul shots and Norfolk State beat Florida A&M 66-54 on Monday night.
Thomas scored 26 with seven 3s on Jan. 26 in an 88-60 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore. He entered Monday's games averaging 14.5 points per game.
Norfolk State rallies from 24 down, beats Howard 80-78
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mastadi Pitt made a pair of foul shots with two seconds left and Norfolk State rallied from a 24-point, second-half deficit to beat Howard 80-78 on Saturday and remain unbeaten in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
Jordan Butler led the Spartans with 21 points and 10 rebounds. The final score was the Spartans' only lead. They trailed 45-30 at halftime and were down by 24 after Howard went on a 10-1 run to start the second half.
Thomas scores 19, Norfolk St. beats South Carolina St. 74-69
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Nic Thomas scored 16 of his 19 points in the second half to help Norfolk State rally from a nine-point deficit and beat South Carolina State 74-69 on Monday night for the Spartans' sixth win in a row.
Steven Whitley added 12 points, Joe Bryant scored 11 and Mastadi Pitt 10 for Norfolk State (11-10, 6-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Jordan Butler finished with 10 rebounds and three blocks.
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.
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.
Nic Thomas leads Norfolk State over Hampton 94-89 in 2OT
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Nic Thomas scored a career-high 25 points, including a key 3-pointer in the final minute of the second overtime, and Norfolk State beat Hampton 94-89 on Thursday night.
Stony Brook tops Norfolk State 79-73 for 4th straight win
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Jaron Cornish tossed in 22 points on 8-of-11 shooting from the floor and Akwasi Yeboah added 16 points and seven rebounds to guide Stony Brook to a 79-73 victory over Norfolk State on Tuesday night.
Jeff Otchere pitched in with 12 points, seven boards and two blocked shots for the Seawolves (6-1), who picked up their fourth straight win and are off to their best start since the 2009-10 season.
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.
Yeboah’s double-double helps Stony Brook beat Norfolk St.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Akwasi Yeboah had 18 points and 11 rebounds and Jaron Cornish scored 15 points to help Stony Brook beat Norfolk State 72-65 on Saturday night in a consolation game of the Air Force Reserve Tip-Off Tournament's Springfield bracket.
Elijah Olaniyi had 14 points and eight rebounds and Andrew Garcia scored 11 for Stony Brook (3-1).
Thomas, Butler spark Norfolk State in 2nd half, 74-46
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Nic Thomas scored 19 points, Jordan Butler blocked three shots and scored on a layup that ignited a breakaway run in the second half as Norfolk State pulled away from Division II Clarion on Saturday night.
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.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Wil Dalton drove in six runs, and overall No. 1 seed Florida began its quest for a second straight national championship with a 13-5 victory against Columbia in the NCAA baseball tournament Friday.
The Gators (43-17) entered regional play having lost six of their last seven games, including two in a row at the Southeastern Conference Tournament by a combined score of 19-2.