Who's Playing

Norfolk State @ Morgan State

Current Records: Norfolk State 18-5; Morgan State 8-13

What to Know

The Morgan State Bears are 3-10 against the Norfolk State Spartans since February of 2016, but they'll have a chance to close the gap a little bit Monday. Morgan State and Norfolk State will face off in an MEAC battle at 7:30 p.m. ET at Hill Field House. The Spartans will be strutting in after a victory while Morgan State will be stumbling in from a defeat.

It was close but no cigar for Morgan State as they fell 68-66 to the Howard Bison this past Saturday.

Meanwhile, Norfolk State made easy work of the Coppin State Eagles this past Saturday and carried off an 89-59 win.

The Bears are expected to lose this next one by 5.5. They hadn't treated bettors all too well in the past (they are 5-12), but they might be worth taking a chance on now after beating the spread two games in a row.

Morgan State is now 8-13 while the Spartans sit at 18-5. A couple defensive stats to keep an eye on: Morgan State is stumbling into the contest with the 47th most points allowed per game in college basketball, having given up 74.1 on average. Norfolk State's defense has more to brag about, as they they have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 37.40%, 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: Hill Field House -- Baltimore, Maryland
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Spartans are a solid 5.5-point favorite against the Bears, 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 5.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Norfolk State have won ten out of their last 13 games against Morgan State.

  • Jan 24, 2022 - Norfolk State 82 vs. Morgan State 62
  • Mar 13, 2021 - Norfolk State 71 vs. Morgan State 63
  • Feb 14, 2021 - Norfolk State 68 vs. Morgan State 65
  • Feb 13, 2021 - Norfolk State 74 vs. Morgan State 69
  • Jan 10, 2021 - Norfolk State 89 vs. Morgan State 85
  • Jan 09, 2021 - Morgan State 78 vs. Norfolk State 74
  • Mar 05, 2020 - Norfolk State 68 vs. Morgan State 62
  • Feb 15, 2020 - Norfolk State 62 vs. Morgan State 57
  • Feb 23, 2019 - Norfolk State 75 vs. Morgan State 74
  • Feb 03, 2018 - Norfolk State 76 vs. Morgan State 65
  • Jan 04, 2017 - Morgan State 58 vs. Norfolk State 56
  • Feb 24, 2016 - Morgan State 89 vs. Norfolk State 72
  • Feb 13, 2016 - Norfolk State 79 vs. Morgan State 73