Norfolk State vs Drexel

Norfolk St. 61, Drexel 56

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ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands (AP) - Chris McEachin scored 15 points and Kyle O'Quinn had 11 points, 12 rebounds and six blocks to lead Norfolk State to a 61-56 win over Drexel in the Paradise Jam on Friday.

Norfolk State (2-1) will face the Virginia-TCU winner on Sunday at 6 p.m. Drexel will play the loser on Saturday at 3:30 p.m.

Drexel (1-1), predicted to finish first in the Colonial Athletic Association this season, was held to 39 percent shooting and looked out of sync from the start. It took the Dragons over six minutes to register their first point and over seven to make their first field goal.

In the second half, Drexel came out strong. The Dragons had a one-point lead but Norfolk State responded with a 13-1 spurt to take a 44-33 lead. Drexel, led by freshman Damion Lee's game-high 21 points, never got closer than four points the rest of the way.

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Norfolk State Spartans
M. Tamares, F313-50-24017
K. O'Quinn, C334-62-4123311
C. McEachin, G326-172-541215
P. Williams, G303-94-4105210
R. McCauley, G162-60-25044
J. Fuentes211-16-91108
A. Rogers161-10-00022
B. Wheeless152-30-00004
J. Weathers40-00-00000
B. Goode20-00-00000
Totals 22-4814-2638101461
 45.8%53.8% 
Drexel Dragons
S. Givens, F223-71-15047
D. McCoy, F160-10-02010
D. Lee, G369-160-250321
F. Massenat, G344-112-464310
D. Thomas, G322-90-02254
D. Ruffin312-61-23035
A. Younger171-41-22113
K. Abif121-34-44016
Totals 22-579-153172156
 38.6%60% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Hampton3-06-10331
Morgan St.3-06-10326
Coppin St.3-14-15328
N.C. Central2-111-6190
Delaware St.2-15-13272
Savannah St.2-25-12335
Florida A&M2-24-13348
S.C. State1-14-11207
Howard1-14-13329
Norfolk St.1-24-13322
Md.-E. Shore1-24-14263
Beth.-Cook.0-43-14349
N.C. A&T0-41-16349

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UNC-Wilm.6-017-226
Charleston6-015-458
Northeastern5-112-674
J. Madison4-26-13284
Will. & Mary2-38-8114
Elon2-410-9162
Towson2-410-9126
Drexel1-47-11233
Hofstra1-59-10206
Delaware0-67-12224
 
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