Savannah State vs Norfolk State

Norfolk St. 60, Savannah St. 58


NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Brandon Wheeless hit a 3-point jumper with 1 second remaining to lift Norfolk State over Savannah State 60-58 on Saturday night.

The senior swingman had turned the ball over with 23 seconds left, leading to two free throws by Savannah State's Jyles Smith that gave the Tigers a 58-57 lead at the 0:17 mark.

The Spartans (5-3, 1-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) led most of the second half, when senior center Kyle O'Quinn got 13 of his 17 points. O'Quinn also had 10 rebounds, giving him double-doubles in his last seven games.

Jyles Smith's late free throws capped a 7-0 Savannah State run that also included a three-point play by Rashad Hassan and a layup by Cedric Smith. Hassan led the Tigers (3-6, 1-1) with 17 points.

Norfolk State turned the ball over just 10 times after committing 34 in its previous game, a 69-57 loss to Elizabeth City State.

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Savannah State Tigers
A. Louis, F232-62-45036
R. Hassan, F208-121-230317
D. Rudolph, G361-92-21204
C. Smith, G333-41-310027
P. Blackmon, G303-92-22838
J. Montgomery214-81-520211
J. Smith150-04-44034
K. Richards90-21-20001
R. Conner70-10-02110
S. Wilson40-10-00000
C. Spears20-00-01000
Totals 21-5214-2433111758
Norfolk State Spartans
M. Tamares, F325-100-030211
K. O'Quinn, C287-123-3101417
P. Williams, G301-23-34105
R. McCauley, G262-53-32117
C. McEachin, G241-43-30145
B. Wheeless242-40-01146
J. Fuentes182-50-31114
A. Rogers92-20-01034
K. Brown30-00-00100
B. Goode30-01-21001
R. Revels20-10-00000
R. Maye10-00-00010
Totals 22-4513-172572060
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