Howard vs Norfolk State

Norfolk St. 68, Howard 48


NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Chris McEachin and Pendarvis Williams scored 16 points apiece and the Norfolk State defense turned in a tough effort in the Spartans' fifth straight win, 68-48 over Howard on Monday night.

The win helps the Spartans (12-5, 4-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) to their best MEAC start since 2004-05.

Norfolk State held Howard (4-14, 1-4) to 27 percent shooting and forced 18 Bison turnovers. The 48 points and 27 percent-shooting by Howard are the second-lowest marks by a Norfolk State opponent this season.

The Spartans never trailed and there was just one tie, at 2-all. Norfolk State scored the next 12 points to take a 14-2 lead and never looked back.

The Bison got within 38-28 in the second half before the Spartans answered with a 20-5 spurt to take a commanding 58-33 lead.

Prince Okoroh led the Bison with eight points.

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Howard Bison
O. Ellison, C213-51-36137
T. Boyomo, C152-40-05034
S. Frazier, G292-81-22315
P. Okoroh, G221-56-86018
G. Andrews, G200-82-41212
T. Lee212-53-44117
M. Phillips171-42-24014
D. Collins152-70-03035
C. Cuffee110-20-23000
A. Leary111-22-32044
A. Dickerson101-30-00002
B. Ford80-20-23000
Totals 15-5517-304271848
Norfolk State Spartans
M. Tamares, F121-40-03032
K. O'Quinn, C252-81-17135
C. McEachin, G306-113-440216
R. McCauley, G251-31-38123
P. Williams, G246-122-452316
R. Johnson144-90-02028
Q. Pugh141-24-63107
B. Wheeless131-30-03002
J. Fuentes110-21-22231
B. Goode112-22-34026
K. Lila-St. Rose71-30-01112
A. Rogers50-10-01000
K. Brown30-20-00000
R. Maye30-00-01010
J. Weathers30-10-00020
Totals 25-6314-234482468
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. Central13-325-9202
Norfolk St.12-417-17242
Morgan St.11-514-16326
Savannah St.10-613-16279
Md.-E. Shore9-714-20278
S.C. State7-911-20302
Delaware St.7-910-22332
Coppin St.7-98-24336
Florida A&M5-117-23349
N.C. A&T1-153-29350
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