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Thomas scores 30 to lift Norfolk St. past SC State 78-73

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Nic Thomas had a career-high 30 points as Norfolk State narrowly defeated South Carolina State 78-73 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday night.

Mastadi Pitt had 17 points and seven assists for Norfolk State (20-12). Steven Whitley added seven rebounds. Jordan Butler had three blocks for Norfolk State.

Ian Kinard had 16 points and 13 rebounds for the Bulldogs (8-26). Damni Applewhite added 13 points. Jahmari Etienne had 12 points.

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Key Players
D. Applewhite
S. Whitley
34 G
25.1 Min. Per Game 25.1
9.3 Pts. Per Game 9.3
4.1 Ast. Per Game 4.1
5.0 Reb. Per Game 5.0
50.6 Field Goal % 40.6
25.0 Three Point % 24.6
70.5 Free Throw % 56.3
  Offensive rebound by South Carolina State 1.0
  Ian Kinard missed dunk 3.0
  Offensive rebound by Ian Kinard 3.0
  Janai Raynor-Powell missed 3-pt. jump shot 5.0
+ 1 Mastadi Pitt made 2nd of 2 free throws 9.0
+ 1 Mastadi Pitt made 1st of 2 free throws 9.0
  Personal foul on Janai Raynor-Powell 9.0
  Bad pass turnover on Janai Raynor-Powell 12.0
+ 3 Nic Thomas made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Mastadi Pitt 28.0
+ 1 Ian Kinard made free throw 46.0
  Shooting foul on Alex Long 46.0
Team Stats
Points 73 78
Field Goals 22-49 (44.9%) 24-58 (41.4%)
3-Pointers 6-16 (37.5%) 6-25 (24.0%)
Free Throws 23-29 (79.3%) 24-31 (77.4%)
Total Rebounds 36 32
Offensive 8 10
Defensive 24 19
Team 4 3
Assists 15 15
Steals 0 5
Blocks 2 5
Turnovers 16 7
Fouls 21 26
Technicals 0 0
16 PTS, 13 REB
30 PTS, 2 REB, 2 AST
12T
away team logo SC State 8-26 393473
home team logo Norfolk St. 20-12 314778
Team Stats
away team logo SC State 8-26 70.2 PPG 37 RPG 11.4 APG
home team logo Norfolk St. 20-12 73.7 PPG 40.3 RPG 12.7 APG
Key Players
24
I. Kinard F 7.1 PPG 3.9 RPG 0.7 APG 39.9 FG%
14
N. Thomas G 14.3 PPG 3.3 RPG 1.6 APG 37.4 FG%
Top Scorers
I. Kinard F 16 PTS 13 REB 0 AST
N. Thomas G 30 PTS 2 REB 2 AST
44.9 FG% 41.4
37.5 3PT FG% 24.0
79.3 FT% 77.4
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
I. Kinard 16 13 0 3/5 0/0 10/13 4 32 0 2 3 5 8
D. Applewhite 13 6 2 4/9 0/0 5/6 1 33 0 0 4 1 5
L. Harewood 11 5 1 4/7 3/4 0/0 4 30 0 0 1 0 5
J. Raynor-Powell 9 2 9 2/7 1/4 4/4 4 31 0 0 4 0 2
A. Hatchett Jr. 0 1 0 0/2 0/1 0/0 1 9 0 0 1 0 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
I. Kinard 16 13 0 3/5 0/0 10/13 4 32 0 2 3 5 8
D. Applewhite 13 6 2 4/9 0/0 5/6 1 33 0 0 4 1 5
L. Harewood 11 5 1 4/7 3/4 0/0 4 30 0 0 1 0 5
J. Raynor-Powell 9 2 9 2/7 1/4 4/4 4 31 0 0 4 0 2
A. Hatchett Jr. 0 1 0 0/2 0/1 0/0 1 9 0 0 1 0 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Etienne 12 1 1 3/8 2/6 4/5 2 33 0 0 1 0 1
R. Neal 8 0 2 4/5 0/1 0/1 2 17 0 0 2 0 0
O. Fields 4 3 0 2/6 0/0 0/0 2 13 0 0 0 2 1
A. Hill 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1
A. Taylor - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Bottenberg - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Banks - - - - - - - - - - - - -
F. Mamo - - - - - - - - - - - - -
F. Slater - - - - - - - - - - - - -
R. Flint - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 73 32 15 22/49 6/16 23/29 21 200 0 2 16 8 24
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
N. Thomas 30 2 2 7/16 5/10 11/14 2 37 1 0 1 0 2
M. Pitt 17 3 7 5/15 0/5 7/8 3 37 2 0 2 1 2
A. Long 8 5 1 3/5 0/0 2/2 4 20 0 2 1 3 2
D. Jamerson Jr. 8 3 0 3/6 1/4 1/1 3 35 0 0 0 1 2
J. Butler 2 3 0 1/1 0/0 0/0 5 17 1 3 2 0 3
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
N. Thomas 30 2 2 7/16 5/10 11/14 2 37 1 0 1 0 2
M. Pitt 17 3 7 5/15 0/5 7/8 3 37 2 0 2 1 2
A. Long 8 5 1 3/5 0/0 2/2 4 20 0 2 1 3 2
D. Jamerson Jr. 8 3 0 3/6 1/4 1/1 3 35 0 0 0 1 2
J. Butler 2 3 0 1/1 0/0 0/0 5 17 1 3 2 0 3
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
K. Chavis 6 4 0 2/4 0/1 2/2 0 11 0 0 0 1 3
S. Whitley 5 7 3 2/6 0/1 1/4 4 18 0 0 1 2 5
A. Branch 2 1 2 1/2 0/1 0/0 3 9 1 0 0 1 0
J. Bryant Jr. 0 0 0 0/2 0/2 0/0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
C. Ford 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 2 8 0 0 0 1 0
C. Kelly 0 0 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
O. Momah - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Bishop - - - - - - - - - - - - -
B. Fitzgerald - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 78 29 15 24/58 6/25 24/31 26 200 5 5 7 10 19