Norfolk State vs Maryland-Eastern Shore

Norfolk St. 72, Md.-Eastern Shore 60


PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) - Chris McEachin tied his season high with 20 points and Kyle O'Quinn added 18 as Norfolk State held off Maryland-Eastern Shore 72-60 Monday night to set a program Division I season record for wins with 17.

The Spartans (17-8, 9-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) surpassed the 16 wins posted by the 2007-08 squad while snapping a two-game losing streak and sweeping the season series.

The Hawks (5-17, 2-7), who have lost five of their last six games, led only at 2-0.

After Norfolk State took a 35-21 halftime advantage, Maryland-Eastern Shore got within four points on five occasions, the last at 58-54 with 2:34 remaining.

Rodney McCauley, who added 12 points for the Spartans, answered with a dunk, then Norfolk State made 12 of 12 free throws to seal the win.

Hillary Haley scored 20 points and Tyler Hines had 13 for the Hawks, who also lost 78-72 on Jan. 7.

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Norfolk State Spartans
M. Tamares, F161-40-02032
K. O'Quinn, C375-118-1072318
R. McCauley, G316-90-032212
C. McEachin, G255-117-710320
J. Fuentes, G202-40-33234
P. Williams241-60-01102
Q. Pugh160-24-42314
B. Wheeless144-60-12148
A. Rogers120-00-01100
B. Goode30-00-00000
J. Weathers20-02-20002
Totals 24-5321-2725121972
Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks
H. Haley, F399-172-230120
T. Hines, F175-83-340413
R. Spencer, C190-42-211032
P. Woods, G363-74-613110
M. Robertson, G121-60-02032
O. Kosile271-23-48155
I. Pitt241-53-65725
L. Bell211-50-04053
A. Anderson50-00-00000
Totals 21-5417-2343112460
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N.C. Central13-325-9202
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Morgan St.11-514-16326
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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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