Norfolk State vs Howard

Norfolk St. 54, Howard 49

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Pendarvis Williams paced Norfolk State with 17 points as the Spartans remained perfect in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference with a 54-49 victory over Howard on Monday night.

Williams was 5-of-7 shooting, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range, and has scored in double figures in eight of his past nine games. Brandon Goode and Rob Johnson each added 12 points, with Johnson hitting 8 of 13 from the foul line for Norfolk State (9-10, 4-0).

The Spartans won despite 35.7-percent shooting (15 of 42), including 5 of 20 in the second half.

The Bison (4-14, 1-3) trailed 26-18 at halftime and never pulled closer than six points until Prince Okoroh's 3-pointer with 17 seconds left made it 52-47.

Okoroh led Howard with 15 points, and Tre Lee added 13. The Bison connected on 32.7 percent (17 of 52) of its shots, making only 3 of 12 from 3-point range.

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Scoreboard
Norfolk State (9-10) «262854
Howard (4-14)183149

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Norfolk State Spartans
R. Johnson, F342-108-1342112
B. Goode, F304-64-750212
P. Williams, G345-74-650017
J. Fuentes, G270-32-47342
M. Hawkins, G234-92-441511
K. Brown180-40-23010
M. Phelps100-30-00000
R. Gaston90-00-01020
A. Rogers60-00-00000
K. Lila-St. Rose50-00-01010
Q. Pugh40-00-01010
J. Weathers00-00-00000
Totals 15-4220-363461754
 35.7%55.6% 
Howard Bison
M. Phillips, F404-110-07048
T. Boyomo, C130-02-25022
P. Okoroh, G376-122-352115
S. Frazier, G352-100-04145
B. Ford, G110-24-40014
T. Lee355-122-360413
A. Leary240-22-24052
A. Dickerson50-30-00010
Totals 17-5212-143632249
 32.7%85.7% 
MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. Central13-325-9202
Norfolk St.12-417-17242
Morgan St.11-514-16326
Hampton11-514-17284
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
Beth.-Cook.6-1010-22346
Howard5-1110-24338
Florida A&M5-117-23349
N.C. A&T1-153-29350
 
Other games
LOU 73 Final
UCONN 58
BAYL 44 Final
KAN 61