NORFOLK STATE SPARTANS NEWS

Norfolk State Men Lead After Day 1 of MSU Legacy Meet

BALTIMORE, Md. (April 21, 2017)-The 14th annual Morgan State Legacy Track Meet got underway on Friday with three Morgan State Bears competing in three events at Hughes Stadium.

Morgan State Edged Out By Norfolk State On Senior Day, 4-3

BALTIMORE, Md. (April 15, 2017)-The Morgan State women's tennis team had its three-match winning streak come to an end on Saturday afternoon, as visiting Norfolk State spoiled the Lady Bears' Senior Day with a 4-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) victory at the MSU Tennis Courts.

Men's Tennis Records 5-2 Win Over Norfolk State

BALTIMORE, Md. -- The Morgan State men's tennis team defeated Norfolk State, 5-2, on Saturday at the MSU Tennis Courts. After taking care of the doubles point, the Bears captured ?? of ?? singles matches en route to their ??th straight victory.

Lady Bears Sweep Norfolk State In Doubleheader, Remain Unbeaten In MEAC

BALTIMORE, Md. (April 8, 2017)-The Morgan State offense put together a combined 13 runs on 15 hits and junior pitcher Amy Begg totaled 13 strikeouts, as the Lady Bears swept visiting Norfolk State in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Northern Division doubleheader on Saturday at Lois T. Murray Field. The Lady Bears would win the opener 9-0 in six innings, before claiming a...

Softball To Welcome Norfolk State For Weekend Series; Senior Day Festivities

BALTIMORE, Md. (April 7, 2017)-Winners of two straight and seven of its last eight games, the Morgan State softball team returns to action this weekend for a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Northern Division match-up against Norfolk State at Lois T. Murray Field.

Norfolk State beats Howard, advances to MEAC title game

NORFLOK, Va. (AP) Jonathan Wade scored 17 points, Zaynah Robinson added 16 and No. 2 seed Norfolk State beat Howard 68-53 in Friday night's Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament semifinal. The Spartans (17-15) will play in Saturday's championship against top-seeded North Carolina Central (24-8), which beat No. 5 seed Maryland-Eastern Shore (14-20) 79-49 on Friday. Norfolk...
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March 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Norfolk State gets bounce-back win, holds off Howard, 73-65

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Jonathan Wade hit a pair of 3-pointers down the stretch and Norfolk State bounced back after having its 10-game win streak snapped Monday to beat Howard, 73-65 in the Spartans final home game of the regular season Saturday night. With one game left in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference schedule, Norfolk State is two games back of conference leader North Carolina...
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February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Best college basketball player from every state (all time)

Basketball hotbeds like Indiana, North Carolina and California have produced some of the game's best players, but all 50 states have featured tremendous talents over the years. Who's the best college basketball player from Arizona? Nevada? What about Montana? Let's explore the best players whose hometowns are in each state.
February 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Norfolk State rallies for 8th straight win

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Jonathan Wade scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Kerwin Okoro added 15 points, and Norfolk State ran its winning streak to eight with a 75-69 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Saturday night. Wade, the leading scorer in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference at 19.8 per game, made 5 of 9 from beyond the arc for Norfolk State (12-13, 9-2), which remained...
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February 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Norfolk St. sends North Carolina A&T to 20th straight loss

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Jonathan Waded hit four 3-pointers and scored 17 points to lead Norfolk State to its fifth straight win, 83-69 over North Carolina A&T on Monday night. Alex Brown also drilled four 3-pointers and Kerwin Okoro made three from distance, scoring 16 points apiece, for the Spartans (9-13, 6-2 MEAC). Norfolk State hit 13 3s overall, while shooting an efficient...
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January 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Norfolk State beats Hampton 79-62 in Battle of the Bay

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Jonathan Wade scored 14 of his 23 points in the first half, Zaynah Robinson added 15 points, and Norfolk State won the annual Battle of the Bay against rival Hampton 79-62 on Saturday to end a three-game skid. Jordan Butler grabbed 10 rebounds for the Spartans (6-13, 3-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic), who have an 85-45 edge in the series which began in 1958-59. Butler...
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January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Swanigan's 32 points, 20 rebounds lead No. 15. Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) Caleb Swanigan had a career-best 32 points and 20 rebounds - his fourth consecutive double-double - and No. 15 Purdue defeated Norfolk State 91-45 on Wednesday night, the Boilermakers' sixth straight victory. Swanigan, who is averaging 23 points and 15.3 rebounds during the past four games, had 20 points and 14 rebounds in 17 first-half minutes, when...
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December 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Foulland scores 14, Bucknell beats Norfolk State 84-58

LAS VEGAS (AP) Nana Foulland had 14 points and 11 rebounds to help Bucknell beat Norfolk State 84-58 in the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational on Thursday. The Bison (4-2) pulled away for good during the middle of the first half. Bruce Moore's pair of free throws capped a 17-3 run and gave Bucknell a 31-16 lead with 4:52 left in the period. From there, the Spartans (2-4...
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November 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Norfolk State beats Hampton in Battle of the Bay, 17-10

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) T. C. Livingston returned an interception 40 yards for a touchdown and Gerard Johnson raced 80 yards for the go-ahead touchdown midway through the fourth quarter and Norfolk State closed out its 2016 season with a 17-10 win over Hampton in the annual Battle of the Bay on Saturday. The Spartans (4-7, 3-5 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) finished their season winning...
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November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Zaynah Robinson leads Norfolk State over Shenandoah 78-58

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Zaynah Robinson had 18 points and seven assists to lead Norfolk State over Division III Shenandoah 78-58 on Sunday night. Robinson was 7 of 12 from the field. Carrington Ward and Jonathan Wade scored 15 points apiece, both on 5-of-8 shooting, for Norfolk State (1-1), which bounced back from a 78-74 loss at Mississippi on Friday night. Wade made three 3-pointers...
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November 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Norfolk State rallies to edge South Carolina State 13-10

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) Greg Hankerson ran for the game-winning touchdown as Norfolk State came from behind to edge South Carolina State 13-10 on Saturday. With the Spartans (3-7, 2-5 MEAC) trailing 10-6 midway through the fourth quarter, Hankerson hit Marcus Taylor for 34 yards which set up his 4-yard scoring run three plays later, giving NSU the lead for the first time, 13-10...
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November 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Bell's 4 TDs help Savannah State topple Norfolk State 31-14

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) T.J. Bell threw three touchdown passes, rushed for another score, and Savannah State broke a seven-game losing streak against Norfolk State with a 31-14 win on Saturday night. Bell, who passed for 159 yards and rushed for 149, put the Tigers (3-4, 3-2 Mid-Eastern) up 7-0 with a 5-yard TD pass to Jeremiah Harris Jr. late in the first quarter. He scored on a 6...
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November 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Norfolk State downs Morgan State 27-14

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Greg Hankerson threw for three touchdowns as Norfolk State picked up its first conference win, downing Morgan State 27-14 on Saturday. Hankerson had 219 yards passing for the Spartans (2-6, 1-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). He also led in rushing with 59 yards on 12 carries. Chuma Awanna had 66 yards and a score receiving and Cameron Marouf kicked two field...
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October 29, 2016  |  Discuss

William & Mary beats Norfolk State 35-10

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) Albert Funderburke ran for three touchdowns and Jonathan Dunn ran for two more as William & Mary beat Norfolk State 35-10 on Saturday night. Funderburke, in his third career start, rushed for 137 yards on 13 carries for the Tribe (2-1). Dunn had 89 yards on 18 carries. Funderburke scored first for the Tribe from short yardage late in the first quarter...
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September 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Richmond shuts out Norfolk State, 34-0 to win home opener

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) David Jones returned a punt 68 yards for a touchdown and Kyle Lauretta threw a pair of touchdown passes as Richmond blanked Norfolk State 34-0 in the Spiders home opener Saturday. It was Richmond's 11th straight win to start the season at home. Lauretta threw for 337 yards and three touchdowns last week in the Spiders' upset win over Virginia and was named...
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September 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Norfolk State forced to vacate 2011 MEAC title

(STATS) - Norfolk State's 2011 MEAC football championship has been vacated as part of the NCAA sanctions lobbied against the university for inaccurate reporting of some student-athletes' eligibility, the NCAA and the school announced Thursday. The athletic department has been placed on two years' probation for violations in football, men's and women's track, men's and women's tennis...
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June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Norfolk State stripped of 22 wins, 2011 MEAC championship

The Norfolk State Spartans’ football team have never had a terrific run on the gridiron, but now they have just been slapped with a huge punishment from the NCAA. On Thursday, it was ruled that the school must vacate 97 total wins, 22 of which come from the football team. The school notified the NCAA of a number of eligibility issues that ran from 2009-2011, which they found in...
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June 16, 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...
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March 09, 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...
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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
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