Battey leads Colorado over Norfolk State 76-60 in NIT
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Evan Battey recorded 12 points and 10 rebounds for his first career double-double to lift Colorado to a 76-60 win over Norfolk State in the second round of the NIT on Monday...
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...
Cole scores 36 to lead Howard past Norfolk St. 98-95
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — RJ Cole had a season-high 36 points as Howard narrowly defeated Norfolk State 98-95 on Thursday night.
Cole hit 7 of 10 3-pointers and shot 9 for 11 from the foul line....
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Mastadi Pitt had 17 points as Norfolk State topped Delaware State 74-66 on Monday night.
Nic Thomas had 14 points and seven rebounds for Norfolk State (19-11, 14-1...
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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, Va. (AP) — Kalin Fisher scored 23 points and Malique Trent-Street scored 19 with 10 rebounds and Hampton beat Norfolk State 74-71 on Thursday night to claim a share of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
Hampton (17-14, 12-4) and Norfolk State (13-18, 11-5) entered the night in a five-way tie for first with Bethune-Cookman, North Carolina A&T and Savannah State.
Long, Bungei have double-doubles as Norfolk St. beats Howard
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Long and Preston Bungei each had a double-double on Monday night to help Norfolk State beat Howard 79-74 for its fifth win in a row and ninth in the last 10 games.
The Spartans (13-17, 11-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) moved into a three-way tie with Hampton and Bethune-Cookman atop the conference standings. Norfolk State hosts Hampton on Thursday in the regular-season finale and the Wildcats play at Florida A&M.
Norfolk St. distances itself from S. Carolina St. 78-54
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Mastadi Pitt scored 17 points and Steven Whitley hade 16 and Norfolk State broke the game open after halftime and beat South Carolina State 78-54 on Saturday.
Norfolk State (4-15, 2-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) led 35-31 at intermission and scored seven points in 81 seconds with layups from Whitley and Alex Long and a 3-pointer from Kyle Williams to open the second half.
Boykins gives NC A&T 71-68 win over Norfolk State
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Denzel Keyes scored 21 points and Devonte Boykins hit a 3-pointer with 8.1 seconds left to give North Carolina A&T a 71-68 win over Norfolk State on Thursday afternoon, in a game that was postponed twice by weather.
The Aggies (11-8, 4-0 Mideastern Atlantic Conference) used a 25-8 run to open a 38-23 lead at the half. The Spartans (3-15, 1-2) used a 22-6 run to start the second half, taking a 45-44 lead on a layup by Kyle Williams at the 13:34 mark.
Pitt leads way as Norfolk St tops Coppin State 75-67 in MEAC
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Mastadi Pitt scored 17 points, making 9 of 10 at the free throw line, as Norfolk State defeated a stubborn Coppin State 75-67 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener for both teams Wednesday night.
Norfolk State led 36-26 right after halftime, but Coppin State refused to go away. The Eagles fought to within 39-38 when Cedric Council Jr. drove for a layup and converted the 3-point play after being fouled. Council then found Lamar Morgan for a 3-pointer to tie at 41-41.
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.
Kent State rallies past winless Norfolk State 79-70
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Adonis De La Rosa had 19 points and 10 rebounds, Jalen Avery scored 18 points, and Kent State beat winless Norfolk State 79-70 on Wednesday night.
Kevin Zabo scored 15 points with four assists and Danny Pippen and Mitch Peterson grabbed seven rebounds apiece for the Green Flashes (4-3).