NORFOLK STATE SPARTANS NEWS

Norfolk State’s Seven-Run Sixth Inning Eliminates Lady Bears, 12-8

Senior Megan Dunning hit a grand slam to highlight a seven-run sixth inning, and the Norfolk State softball team survived to play another day after a 12-8 win over Morgan State on Thursday afternoon in the MEAC tournament at the Ormond Beach Sports Complex.

Kyle O'Quinn graduated from Norfolk State University on Saturday

Good for you, Kyle! New York Knicks center Kyle O'Quinn, who left Norfolk State University in 2012 to pursue his NBA dream, returned to campus this weekend to pick up his diploma. The bearded, burly Queens native earned the 24 credits he needed to graduate over the past few years, according to Ian Begley: "I did a heavy load in the summer, obviously, and I'd take one or two classes...
Via Posting and Toasting
20 days ago

Norfolk State's Deon King signs with Dallas Cowboys

Deon King didn't get a chance to hear his name called out in the NFL Draft this weekend, but he will get a shot at making it in the league. The former Norfolk State linebacker has signed as an undrafted free agent with the Dallas Cowboys.The Buck Buchanan Award winner led the FCS in tackles with 163 last season. He was also named an HBCU Gameday FCS All-American as a senior."I'm...
Via HBCU Gameday
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Lady Bears Fall To Northern Division Champions Norfolk State, 5-1

NORFOLK, Va. (April 16, 2016)-The Morgan State women's tennis team dropped a 5-1 decision on the road on Saturday against top-seeded Norfolk State in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Northern Division match at Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center.

Men's Tennis Knocks Off Norfolk State, 5-2

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Norfolk State Comes From Behind To Win Game 2, 5-3

NORFOLK, Va. (April 10, 2016)-The host Norfolk State Spartans softball team would earn a doubleheader split against Morgan State on Sunday afternoon with a 5-3 come-from-behind victory in Game 2 at NSU Softball Field.

Morgan State Softball Defeats Norfolk State For First Time Since 2011

NORFOLK, Va. (April 10, 2016)-Following an extra day of rest after Saturday's originally scheduled doubleheader was cancelled due to adverse wind conditions, the Lady Bears and Norfolk State Spartans finally took the field Sunday afternoon at NSU Softball Field.

Norfolk State Announces Changes To Weekend Softball Series With Morgan State

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HBCU Spring Ball: Three Takeaways From Norfolk State

Norfolk State quarterback Greg Hankerson is looking to improve his technique heading into the 2013 season. (Michael Peele photo) By DaVonte Smith  After their 4-7 (4-4 Conf.) record last season, Coach Latrell Scott and Norfolk State Spartan football team want to make some noise in the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference this season. With the spring game looming in a few weeks, the...
Via HBCU Gameday
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Three HBCUs accept CIT bids

The College Insider Tournament offers teams a chance to keep their seasons going, even if they don't make the NCAA Tournament. Two MEAC schools, Norfolk State and South Carolina State have accepted bids to the fairly-new tournament, and SWAC's Jackson State has decided to join the party.Jackson State, who fell to Southern in the SWAC Championship Game, has reportedly accepted their...
Via HBCU Gameday
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Norfolk State downs NC Central 66-47 to advance in MEAC

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Jeff Short scored 12 of his 16 points in the first half and second-seeded Norfolk State used a big first-half run to beat No. 7 seed North Carolina Central 66-47 on Wednesday night to advance to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament semifinals. The Spartans (17-15) will play the winner of Thursday's quarterfinal matchup between No. 11 Coppin State (10...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Norfolk State to face North Carolina Central in MEAC quarterfinals

Tuesday's MEAC action is in the books, which means Wednesday's matchups have now been set. Top-seeded Hampton will take on Morgan State, who beat Maryland-Eastern Shore 65-58 in the semifinals on Tuesday.After that, second seed Norfolk State will play North Carolina Central after NCCU beat Howard 68-66.Check out what happened the last time those two teams met. MEAC Basketball:...
Via HBCU Gameday
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Norfolk State, Southern score upsets in season finales

Hampton and Texas Southern will head into their respective conference tournaments with top seeds next week, but neither can be too thrilled about the way they finished the regular season.SWAC regular season champ Texas Southern suffered just its second SWAC loss of the year in Baton Rouge on Thursday, bowing 84-79 to Southern to close out the regular season 16-13 overall. Chris Thomas...
Via HBCU Gameday
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Short hits 5 3s, Norfolk State beats Hampton 83-63

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Jeff Short hit 5 of 7 from 3-point range and finished with 18 points, and D'Shon Taylor scored 15 to help Norfolk State beat Hampton 83-63 Thursday night and secure the No. 2 seed in next week's Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament. Zaynah Robinson added 10 points and Jeff Butler had nine points, eight rebounds, two steals and three blocks for Norfolk State...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Taylor's 20 leads Norfolk State over Howard 84-66

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) D'Shon Taylor scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Norfolk State to an 84-66 win over Howard on Monday night. The win ties the Spartans (15-15, 11-4) with South Carolina State for second place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference with one regular-season game remaining. The game was the final regular-season contest for Howard. Jordan Butler finished...
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February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Morgan State upsets Norfolk State 89-72

BALTIMORE (AP) Rasean Simpson had 18 points and nine rebounds and Andre Horne Jr. hit four 3-pointers and scored 18 more to help Morgan State upset Norfolk State 89-72 Wednesday night. Morgan State, which shot 51 percent in the first half, held a 42-28 lead behind Horne's 13 points and Kyle Thomas' 10. Thomas capped the first-half scoring with a 3-pointer from the corner - for...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Bears Upset Norfolk State, 89-72

BALTIMORE, Md.  -- Rasean Simpson had 18 points and nine rebounds and Andre Horne Jr. hit four 3-pointers and scored 18 more to help Morgan State upset Norfolk State 89-72 Wednesday night at Hill Field House.
Via Morgan State Bears - Official Site
February 24, 2016

Norfolk State beats Coppin State 85-77

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Jeff Short had 17 points on Monday night, D'Shon Taylor chipped in 15 and Norfolk State beat Coppin State 85-77. The Spartans (14-14, 10-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) trailed nearly the entire first half but rallied to tie it 30-all at intermission and then opened the second with an 8-0 run to take the lead for good. Coppin State (7-20, 5-9) fell behind...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Delaware State tops Norfolk State 67-64 after big rally

DOVER, Del. (AP) Kavon Waller scored 18 points and Delaware State used a big second-half run to defeat Norfolk State 67-64 on Saturday in a game marred by two ejections with less than a second remaining. Devon Morgan's 3-pointer with five seconds left put the Hornets up 65-62. After D'Shon Taylor's basket for Norfolk State with .02 on the clock there was a physical altercation...
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February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Norfolk State sets blocks record, tops Morgan State 79-73

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Jordan Butler had 13 points, nine rebounds and a career high-tying seven blocks, helping Norfolk State to a school-record 17 blocks and a 79-73 win over Morgan State on Saturday night. Alex Long had 12 points and four blocks, and Preston Bungei added three blocks for Norfolk State (13-13, 9-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), whose previous record for blocks...
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February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Lady Bears Extend Winning Streak To Five Straight; Defeat Norfolk State, 59-56

NORFOLK, Va. (Feb. 13, 2016)-Danielle Robinson came off the bench to score nine of her game-high 14 points in the first half to lead five Lady Bears in double figures scoring, as Morgan State held onto a 59-56 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) victory on Saturday afternoon at Echols Hall.
Via Morgan State Bears - Official Site
February 13, 2016

Norfolk State tops Bears 79-73

NORFOLK, Va. --  Jordan Butler had 13 points, nine rebounds and a career high-tying seven blocks, helping Norfolk State to a school-record 17 blocks and a 79-73 win over Morgan State on Saturday night.
Via Morgan State Bears - Official Site
February 13, 2016

Lady Bears Head To Virginia To Take On MEAC Foes Norfolk State And Hampton

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Via Morgan State Bears - Official Site
February 10, 2016

Bears Continue Road Stretch at Norfolk State on Saturday

Click for GAMEDAY  Morgan State Notes |     Norfolk State Notes |  MEAC NotesBALTIMORE, Md. -- The M
Via Morgan State Bears - Official Site
February 10, 2016

Norfolk State slips past Maryland-Eastern Shore 76-70

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) Jeff Short scored 17 and Jonathan Wade hit a pair of free throws with 24 seconds left to help Norfolk State slip past Maryland-Eastern Shore 76-70 Monday night. D'Shon Taylor and Jordan Butler each had 16 points and eight rebounds, while Zaynah Robinson added 12 points and five assists for Norfolk State (12-13, 8-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Devin...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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