Florida A&M vs Norfolk State

Norfolk St. 69, Florida A&,M 58

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Freshman Rashid Gaston had a career-high 20 points and his second straight double-double as Norfolk State remained perfect in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play, sweeping Florida A&M 69-58.

Gaston added 10 rebounds for his third double-double as the Spartans (20-10, 15-0) clinched a share of the MEAC title and the top seed in the conference tournament - both program firsts.

Norfolk State has won 14 straight, and host North Carolina A&T Thursday with a chance to complete the first perfect MEAC season since Coppin State did it consecutively in 1992-93 and 1993-94.

The Spartans also moved to 10-0 at home this year and will be seeking their first undefeated home season since 1988-89.

Jamie Adams had 13 points and Reggie Lewis 12 for the Rattlers (8-21, 5-10).

Norfolk State shot 49.1 percent (28 of 57) to Florida A&M's 31.4 percent (22 of 70).

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Scoreboard
Florida A&M (8-21)292958
Norfolk State (20-10) «333669

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Florida A&M Rattlers
M. Teal, F344-80-09038
R. Lewis, G364-112-240112
J. Adams, G345-172-332113
W. Davis, G304-70-28028
D. Bullard, G241-82-30224
J. Bradshaw212-92-45127
T. Kellum142-52-24036
M. Abdul-Aleem40-20-00000
O. Odi30-30-03000
M. Badejo00-00-00000
M. Fabiyi00-00-00000
Totals 22-7010-163951458
 31.4%62.5% 
Norfolk State Spartans
R. Johnson, F254-90-01008
B. Goode, C274-62-370110
P. Williams, G375-81-182114
M. Hawkins, G272-100-03224
J. Fuentes, G262-62-34516
R. Gaston278-124-5100220
K. Brown162-40-02014
M. Phelps131-21-11233
K. Lila-St. Rose20-00-01000
Totals 28-5710-1339111169
 49.1%76.9% 
MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. A&T0-06-5137
Beth.-Cook.0-05-7337
Morgan St.0-04-6169
N.C. Central0-05-8307
Hampton0-04-8293
S.C. State0-04-9314
Md.-E. Shore0-03-9214
Savannah St.0-03-10209
Delaware St.0-02-10347
Howard0-02-10329
Norfolk St.0-01-10318
Florida A&M0-01-13299
Coppin St.0-00-11303
 
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