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Norfolk State head coach Robert Jones receives contract extension

When Anthony Evans left Norfolk State to fill the vacancy left by Richard Pitino at FIU in the spring, assistant Robert Jones was promoted to interim head coach. And to this point in his debut season Jones has experienced a decent amount of success, with the Spartans (8-3) currently trailing North Carolina Central (12-1) in the MEAC standings by two games in the loss column and 14...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

HBCU Signing Day Spotlight: Norfolk State Spartans Stay Close To Home

Two-way Amherst County star Darius Wilson (gray) will play college football at Norfolk State. (News Advance photo)Norfolk State's first four recruits all hailed from the Commonwealth. We'll see if they keep this up. WR Darius Wilson, Amherst County: 6'3, 170lbs. Two way All-District pick.OL Thomas Coleman, Western Branch:  6'3, 280lbs DB Ebenezer Agyemang-Kusi, Forest...
Via HBCU Gameday
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk State's Trail Named FCS' Top Defeneder By CFPA

Lynden Trail has just been named the CFPA FCS Defensive POY. (Lynden Trail photo)Norfolk State football had a dissappoing season as a program in 2013, but the same can't be said for Lynden Trail. The Florida transfer put up a solid statistical season and has been rewarded with the College Football Performance Award's FCS National Defensive Player of The Year.2013 CFPA #FCS...
Via HBCU Gameday
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk State Recruit Dunks over 7-Footer

Yeah, we know football signing day is coming up, but we came across a pretty sweet highlight video of a hoops recruit. Miller Grove's Deven Dorsey is a 6'6 swingman from Georgia set to join Norfolk State next year. Looks like he has plenty of ups to keep Echols Hall jumping for years to come. Check out his highlight tape and the video of him dunking over a 7-footer. New Video...
Via HBCU Gameday
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina Central beats Norfolk State, 24-13

Andre Clarke rushed for 93 yards and a touchdown as North Carolina Central rallied to beat Norfolk State 24-13 on Saturday. Quarterback Jordan Reid scored the first Eagles touchdown in the first quarter on a 1-yard rush after driving 70 yards in 12 plays. He was 8 of 16 for 103 yards passing on the day. Clarke's rushing TD came with under two minutes to go in the first half...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern stops Norfolk State 20-12

Ben Robinson and Christian Reyes combined for 194 yards rushing on 34 carries to lead Charleston Southern to a 20-12 nonconference victory over Norfolk State Saturday. Robinson's 2-yard scoring run early in the second quarter gave Charleston Southern (4-0) the lead. The Norfolk State Spartans (0-3) came back to score on a 1-yard pass from Omari Timmons to Ryan Wade. The point...
Via AP on Fox
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Hoops coach Anthony Evans resigns at Norfolk State

Norfolk State says men's basketball coach Anthony Evans has resigned, and a person familiar with the situation says he has accepted the same position at Florida International. The person requested anonymity because an official announcement is not expected at FIU until Tuesday. Evans spent six seasons at Norfolk State and last season guided the Spartans to 26 victories and their...
Via Fox Sports
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Norfolk St. 31, Liberty 24

Running back Brendon Riddick's scored three touchdowns and Norfolk State's fourth-quarter fumble recovery helped the Spartans beat Liberty 31-24 Saturday night. The Flames led 17-7 at halftime after Sirchauncey Holloway's 6-yard touchdown run and a field goal by John Lunsford gave. Riddick, who had 150 yards rushing, and Norfolk State's special teams sparked the...
Via AP on Fox
September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Norfolk St. 24, Virginia St. 0

Norfolk State's defense dominated play and the Spartans shut out Virginia State 24-0 Saturday night in the season opener for both teams. The Spartans held the Trojans to 107 yards of total offense, forced four turnovers and had seven sacks to notch their first shutout since 2001. Linebacker Jamal Giddens got things started for Norfolk State's defense. He knocked the ball...
Via AP on Fox
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Blog Interview with Kyle O'Quinn

To say that the last 2 months for Kyle O’Quinn have been amazing may be a huge understatement.  Named the MEAC’s Defensive Player of the Year for the second consecutive year, he followed that up with winning the conference’s Player of the Year award.  Shortly after that, O’Quinn captured the attention of a national audience, leading his 15th ranked Norfolk State Spartans...
Via NBA Draft Blog
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Norfolk State star Kyle O’Quinn was a benchwarmer in high school

Norfolk State center Kyle O’Quinn has been the breakout star of the NCAA Tournament in the first week. The senior from Jamaica, New York posted 26 points and 14 rebounds in an upset win over Missouri Friday, his 20th double-double of the season. He did an interview with CBS that played during halftime of one of the games Saturday and was asked how he was so overlooked by colleges...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Norfolk State star sings 'One Shining Moment'

A Norfolk State player was asked by CBS to sing “One Shining Moment’ and he complied. Norfolk State just beat Mizzou in the second round on the NCAA Tournament and are a hot team right now. They take on the Florida Gators in their next matchup. Could this team be the next VCU or George Mason?
Via Throw The Flag
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Norfolk State upset left only two perfect brackets on ESPN

A day and a half passed before Norfolk State provided the first March Madness moment of the NCAA Tournament. The former Division II school became just the 6th No. 15 seed to upset a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament since expansion in 1985. They also wrecked nearly every bracket with the win, leaving just two perfect brackets out of the 6.45 million entered in ESPN’s Tournament...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Norfolk State Cheerleader Shows Off Tongue Ring To National Television

Yeah, the quality on this pictures is absolutely terrible. Blame it on TNT’s ****** HD cameras. This Norfolk State cheerleader wanted to show off her tongue ring to the world. I’m sure your parents are real proud of your accomplishment cheerleader. Norfolk State is actually giving Missouri all they can handle right now as the 2 seed takes on the 15 seed in Omaha, Nebraska. JUMP...
Via Busted Coverage
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Preview: Mizzou vs. Norfolk State

Norfolk State will have quite the introduction. The No. 15 seed Spartans make their first NCAA tournament appearance against No. 2 seed Missouri, the Big 12 tournament champions led by surprising first-year coach Frank Haith. The Tigers will try to continue momentum from their success in Kansas City as they face a squad that has won seven consecutive games. Many around the program...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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