Morgan State vs Norfolk State

Norfolk St. 73, Morgan St. 71

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Pendarvis Williams finished with 20 points, including six of Norfolk State's last nine, as the Spartans outlasted Morgan State 73-71 Monday night for its fifth straight win.

Brandon Goode added 18 points and Rob Johnson had 17 for Norfolk State.

After a Williams 3-pointer gave Norfolk State (11-10, 6-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) a 51-39 lead, two Cedric Blossom free throws ignited an 18-4 run for Morgan State over the next 7 minutes to give the Bears just their second lead of the game, 57-55.

Norfolk State retook the lead and pushed their advantage to six, 64-58, with 2:52 left to play. From there, Morgan State (5-10, 2-2) twice sliced the deficit to two points but could not overtake the Spartans.

Morgan State outshot Norfolk State 48.1 percent (25 of 52) to 43.3 percent (26 of 60) but made just 17 of 26 free throws and committed 29 turnovers.

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Scoreboard
Morgan State (5-10)314071
Norfolk State (11-10) «403373

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Morgan State Bears
S. Duncan, F304-51-12149
I. Chiles, C223-50-03116
J. Black, G286-114-581216
A. Hubbard, G283-55-8121312
B. Bozeman, G262-60-00236
D. Jackson254-132-660111
C. Blossom201-25-67117
D. Pretlow171-30-02232
T. Bailey41-20-01012
Totals 25-5217-264391971
 48.1%65.4% 
Norfolk State Spartans
R. Johnson, F368-141-152217
B. Goode, F287-134-551418
P. Williams, G345-108-1022120
J. Fuentes, G280-31-25711
M. Hawkins, G221-102-42144
M. Phelps185-80-101212
K. Lila-St. Rose90-01-21011
A. Rogers90-00-21030
R. Maye70-10-00010
Q. Pugh50-10-02000
K. Brown40-00-00110
Totals 26-6017-2726152073
 43.3%63% 
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
 
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