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Norfolk State vs Longwood

Norfolk St. 78, Longwood 66

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FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) - Freshman Rashid Gaston came off the bench to post his first career double-double as Norfolk State defeated Longwood 78-66 Thursday night.

Gaston had 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Spartans (2-1), who led 43-29 at halftime.

The Lancers (0-2) cut the deficit to eight points on three occasions in the second half. After a layup by Michael Kessens made it 69-61, Norfolk State hit 9 of 12 free throws to seal the win, with Rob Johnson hitting 6 of 6.

Zieyik Estime added 12 points, Pendarvis Williams 11 and Malcolm Hawkins 10 for the Spartans, who shot only 30.8 percent (8 of 26) in the second half.

Longwood, which made only 34.4 percent of its field goal attempts in the first half (11 of 32), improved to 47.1 percent (16 of 34) in the second.

Kessens led the Lancers with 17 points, 15 rebounds and four blocked shots.

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Norfolk State Spartans
R. Johnson, F230-58-106218
B. Goode, F202-30-04034
P. Williams, G363-83-454011
K. Brown, G263-82-44138
M. Hawkins, G214-71-213410
R. Gaston266-132-6110314
Z. Estime164-60-000012
A. Rogers120-21-22101
K. Lila-St. Rose102-30-01004
J. Weathers101-34-46016
Totals 25-5821-3240111578
 43.1%65.6% 
Longwood Lancers
M. Kessens, F357-103-4150217
J. Dublin, F234-80-04048
T. Carey, G396-150-075113
N. Brown, G343-164-655310
D. Robinson, G244-70-022410
J. Havenstein170-10-03040
K. Ziegler102-31-22115
M. Parker91-40-01003
L. Woodhouse90-20-00210
Totals 27-668-1239152066
 40.9%66.7% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Howard0-03-3310
Delaware St.0-02-2197
Norfolk St.0-02-3286
Savannah St.0-02-3189
Beth.-Cook.0-02-4256
N.C. Central0-01-393
S.C. State0-01-372
Hampton0-01-4277
N.C. A&T0-01-4347
Md.-E. Shore0-01-6226
Coppin St.0-00-4208
Florida A&M0-00-5309
Morgan St.0-00-5213

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Radford0-02-2231
Liberty0-02-3317
Longwood0-02-3234
Campbell0-01-2348
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Char. So.0-03-160
Coast. Car.0-03-1150
NC-Asheville0-02-2263
Winthrop0-02-2248
Gardner-Webb0-02-377
Presbyterian0-02-4265
 
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