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Whitley lifts Norfolk State over Bethune-Cookman 71-70

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Alex Long had 14 points and a career-high 17 rebounds and Steven Whitley scored 12, including the winning layup at the buzzer, to help Norfolk State beat Bethune-Cookman 71-70 on Saturday night for the Wildcats' first loss in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play.

Nic Thomas' corner 3 put the Spartans up 46-44, but Brandon Tabb replied with a 3 and the lead traded hands until Whitley's jumper with 47 seconds left made it 67-66 Norfolk State.

Tabb's free throws put the Wildcats up 70-69 with eight seconds left and, after timeouts by both teams, Whitley hit his layup at the buzzer.

Kyle Williams and Derrik Jamerson Jr. scored 13 points apiece for the Spartans (5-16, 3-3), who shot 32.9 percent from the field and trailed 35-28 at halftime.

Tabb and Shawntrez Davis scored 18 points apiece, Soufiyane Diakite added 11 with a career-best 17 rebounds, and Isaiah Bailey scored 10 points for the Wildcats (11-10, 5-1), who saw their six-game win streak end.

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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
12T
away team logo Bethune-Cookman 11-10 353570
home team logo Norfolk State 5-16 284371
Team Stats
away team logo Bethune-Cookman 11-10 81.9 PPG 44.7 RPG 15.7 APG
home team logo Norfolk State 5-16 72.7 PPG 41.9 RPG 13.6 APG
Key Players
3
B. Tabb 18.9 PPG 3.6 RPG 1.6 APG 39.7 FG%
34
S. Whitley 12.2 PPG 5.7 RPG 4.7 APG 44.6 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB