Norfolk State @ Delaware State
Current Records: Norfolk State 16-5; Delaware State 2-19
What to Know
The Delaware State Hornets have quite the challenge ahead of them as they're expected to be blown off the court 1. Delaware State and the Norfolk State Spartans will face off in an MEAC battle at 7:30 p.m. ET Monday at Memorial Hall. The Hornets have some work to do to even out the 1-11 series between these two since February of 2016, but a win here would be a good start.
Delaware State received a tough blow this past Saturday as they fell 86-72 to the Howard Bison.
Meanwhile, Norfolk State beat the Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks 70-63 this past Saturday.
Delaware State is now 2-19 while Norfolk State sits at 16-5. A couple stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The Hornets have only been able to knock down 40% percent of their shots, which is the eighth lowest field goal percentage in college basketball. The Spartans' defense has more to brag about, as they they have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 37.30%, which places them fourth in college basketball. So the cards are definitely stacked in their favor.
How To Watch
- When: Monday at 7:30 p.m. ET
- Where: Memorial Hall -- Dover, Delaware
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Spartans are a big 14-point favorite against the Hornets, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 14-point spread, and stayed right there.
Norfolk State have won 11 out of their last 12 games against Delaware State.
- Jan 12, 2022 - Norfolk State 80 vs. Delaware State 51
- Feb 24, 2021 - Norfolk State 86 vs. Delaware State 55
- Jan 30, 2021 - Norfolk State 94 vs. Delaware State 66
- Jan 17, 2021 - Norfolk State 83 vs. Delaware State 79
- Jan 16, 2021 - Norfolk State 87 vs. Delaware State 76
- Mar 02, 2020 - Norfolk State 79 vs. Delaware State 73
- Feb 08, 2020 - Norfolk State 85 vs. Delaware State 57
- Mar 04, 2019 - Norfolk State 74 vs. Delaware State 66
- Jan 05, 2019 - Norfolk State 77 vs. Delaware State 63
- Feb 12, 2018 - Norfolk State 93 vs. Delaware State 58
- Jan 16, 2017 - Norfolk State 75 vs. Delaware State 70
- Feb 20, 2016 - Delaware State 67 vs. Norfolk State 64