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NC Central leads from start, beats Norfolk State 72-57

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Patrick Cole had 19 points and Rashaun Madison drilled 6 of 12 from beyond the arc for 18 more as North Carolina Central took an early lead and coasted to a 72-57 win over Norfolk State on Saturday night.

Cole also dished out six assists and had two steals for the Eagles (11-6, 2-1 Mid-Eastern). Dajuan Graf was 6 of 7 from the floor for 13 points and Kyle Benton chipped in 10 while grabbing 12 rebounds.

The Eagles made 11 of 25 from distance while Norfolk State managed just 3-of-16.

NC Central fell to Delaware State 69-68 on Tuesday night for its only league loss.

The Eagles, who never trailed, jumped out to a 33-27 halftime advantage, pushed that to 53-39 midway in the second half and led 60-48 at the 5:55 mark.

Kerwin Okoro had 21 points and Jonathan Wade added 20 for Norfolk State (4-13, 1-2).

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
Team Stats
away team logo N.C. Central 18-16 71.4 PPG 40.6 RPG 15.5 APG
home team logo Norfolk St. 22-14 73.7 PPG 40.3 RPG 12.7 APG
Key Players
32
R. Davis 14.8 PPG 9.1 RPG 0.5 APG 64.5 FG%
14
N. Thomas 14.3 PPG 3.3 RPG 1.6 APG 37.4 FG%
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0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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