Florida A&M vs Norfolk State

Norfolk St. advances to MEAC title game

CBSSports.com wire reports
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Kyle O'Quinn scored 13 points and helped Norfolk State pull away in the second half to defeat Florida A&M 58-46 Friday night in the semifinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament.

The Spartans (24-9), who won their sixth straight game, will play Bethune-Cookman in Saturday's championship game. Norfolk State beat Bethune-Cookman 75-72 on Feb. 25.

O'Quinn, who also had eight rebounds and two blocks, scored seven points in a first half that ended with the Spartans leading 23-22 after O'Quinn's layup. With balanced scoring from Rob Johnson (12 points) and Quasim Pugh (10 points off the bench), Norfolk State extended its lead to 47-38, then slowly pulled away down the stretch.

Forward Amin Stevens posted a double-double (20 points, 11 rebounds) for FAMU, which lost 79-70 to Norfolk State on Feb. 27. But Stevens was the only player in double figures for the Rattlers (10-23).

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Scoreboard
Florida A&M (10-23)222446
Norfolk State (24-9) «233558

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Florida A&M Rattlers
A. Stevens, F389-140-4111320
R. Lewis, F311-71-21033
Y. Crowder, F301-52-29034
C. Watson, G191-40-01023
D. Bullard, G110-40-00100
J. Dean221-42-23114
J. Kennings181-30-00132
A. Moore132-50-01015
B. Hosley111-20-02003
N. Drayton70-22-22132
V. Rose00-00-00000
Totals 17-507-123151946
 34%58.3% 
Norfolk State Spartans
M. Tamares, F193-100-04026
K. O'Quinn, C355-103-482313
C. McEachin, G313-80-01017
P. Williams, G231-51-46203
R. McCauley, G221-21-21003
R. Johnson204-82-250212
Q. Pugh172-36-834210
J. Fuentes121-30-03102
B. Wheeless111-40-01122
A. Rogers100-00-01000
Totals 21-5313-2036101258
 39.6%65% 
MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. Central13-325-9202
Norfolk St.12-417-17242
Morgan St.11-514-16326
Hampton11-514-17284
Savannah St.10-613-16279
Md.-E. Shore9-714-20278
S.C. State7-911-20302
Delaware St.7-910-22332
Coppin St.7-98-24336
Beth.-Cook.6-1010-22346
Howard5-1110-24338
Florida A&M5-117-23349
N.C. A&T1-153-29350
 
Other games
UMass 77 Final
Temple 71
Iowa 75 Final
Mich St 92
MD 69 Final
NC 85
LSU 51 Final
Kentucky 60
Indiana 71 Final
Wisc 79
Alabama 63 Final
Florida 66
Minn 69 Final
Michigan 73
VT 56 Final
DUKE 60
Cincinnati 71 Final
Syracuse 68
Baylor 81 Final
Kansas 72
Purdue 71 Final
Ohio St 88
Colo St 69 Final
SDSU 79
Miami-FL 71 Final
Florida St 82
Louisville 64 Final
ND 50
Texas 67 Final
Missouri 81
N Mexico 72 Final
UNLV 67