banner

College Basketball

more stats

NCAA Game Summary - MD-Eastern Shore vs. Norfolk State



(Monday, March 10th)

Final Score: Norfolk State 78, MD-Eastern Shore 74

Norfolk, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - Pendarvis Williams scored 22 points and pulled down seven rebounds as the Norfolk State Spartans defeated the Fighting Hawks of MD-Eastern Shore, 78-74, in the opening round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament at Scope Arena.

Also scoring in double figures for the fourth-seeded Spartans (18-13) were RaShid Gaston and Malcolm Hawkins with 17 points apiece, while Brandon Goode tacked on 12 as he shot a perfect 4-of-4 from the floor.

The 13th-seeded Fighting Hawks (6-24) were paced by Hakeem Baxter with 21 points and five rebounds, followed by Devon Walker with 16 points as he converted 4-of-7 shots behind the 3-point line on the night. Mark Blackmon came off the bench to chip in 13 points in only 16 minutes, while Troy Snyder added 11 points before fouling out.

Norfolk State started off the meeting on a 9-0 run and led by double figures less than five minutes in, en route to a 43-26 advantage at the break. The Spartans shot a sizzling 61.5 percent from the field through the first 20 minutes of action.

In the second half the advantage reached as high as 23 points at 60-37 with 12:36 remaining. However, the Fighting Hawks refused to back down and used a 35-12 run to knot the score at 72-72 with just over two minutes left in regulation. Unfortunately, after again tying the game at 74-74 with 1:49 on the clock, MD-Eastern Shore went cold and watched NSU close out with four unanswered points at the free-throw line.

In addition to shooting an impressive 54.5 percent from the floor, the Spartans also outscored MD-Eastern Shore at the charity stripe, 25-20.

Norfolk State advances to the quarterfinals on Thursday night where it will take on Savannah State, after the Tigers took down SC State in the nightcap, 61-47.

03/10 22:59:28 ET

Other Stories

  • ACC: Wake Forest at Duke

    Wednesday at 8:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • ACC: Syracuse at NC State

    Saturday at 12:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • SEC: Florida at Kentucky

    Saturday at 2:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Pac 12: Stanford at Arizona

    Saturday at 4:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • ACC: Virginia at Syracuse

    Tonight at 7:00 on 620am

  • NHL Hurricanes at Chicago

    Tonight at 8:30 on 99.9 The Fan

  • ACC: NC State at Clemson

    Tomorrow at 9:00 pm on WRAL-FM

  • ACC: Duke vs. Wake Forest

    Wednesday at 8:00 pm on 620am

Scoreboard
Local
8:00pm Tonight
SAV
NCCU
 
8:30pm Tonight
CHI
CAR
1:05pm Today
MIA
FIU
 
1:05pm Today
DET
FLASO
 
7:00pm Tonight
PHI
TOR
7:30pm Tonight
BRK
GSW
7:30pm Tonight
MIA
PHO
8:00pm Tonight
MIN
LAC
8:30pm Tonight
DAL
NOP
7:00pm Tonight
TEX
BAY
7:00pm Tonight
SYR
UVA
7:30pm Tonight
NCAT
COOK
 
7:30pm Tonight
SHSU
CARK
 
7:30pm Tonight
DELST
HAMP
 
7:30pm Tonight
HOW
NORST
 
7:30pm Tonight
NWST
SELA
 
8:00pm Tonight
STEPH
INCWORD
 
8:00pm Tonight
MCNST
LAM
 
8:00pm Tonight
SAV
NCCU
 
8:00pm Tonight
NO
NICST
 
8:30pm Tonight
ARKPB
JST
 
8:30pm Tonight
ALAST
PVU
 
8:30pm Tonight
ALAAM
TXSOU
 
9:00pm Tonight
VT
BC
9:00pm Tonight
MVSU
GRAM
 
9:00pm Tonight
ISU
OKLA
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
NAS
8:30pm Tonight
CHI
CAR
10:00pm Tonight
SJS
MON