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

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Bears Continue Road Stretch at Norfolk State on Saturday

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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 Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Norfolk State uses 4-point play to beat Howard, 99-92 in 2OT

WASHINGTON (AP) Jeff Short scored 13 of his 19 points in two overtime periods, and Norfolk State beat Howard 99-92 on Saturday night. Short scored a layup early in the first overtime, and then converted a 4-point play with 5.6 seconds left to tie it at 86 and force a second overtime. He made a 3-pointer to give the Spartans a 91-88 lead, then scored four points in the final 30...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Norfolk State rolls to 87-74 win over South Carolina State

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Charles Oliver scored 19 points, and Zaynah Robinson and D'Shon Taylor each added 13 as Norfolk State rolled to an 87-74 win over South Carolina State on Saturday. Oliver went 6 of 12 from the 3-point line, tying his career high for makes. Alex Long, Preston Bungei and Jonathan Wade added 10 apiece for Norfolk State (9-12, 5-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Norfolk State women's basketball player fighting for her life

Norfolk State's women's basketball team is in the middle of its season, but one of its members in the fight of her life. Junior forward Amber Brown is in a medically-induced coma after being found unresponsive in her dorm room on New Years, according to a Go Fund Me account that has been set up for her.Brown's older sister, Ebony, also played basketball for Norfolk State.Tampa Bay...
Via HBCU Gameday
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

UC Irvine beats Norfolk State to win Haskins title

Mamadou Ndiaye tied a career high with 21 points and Luke Nelson added 17 to lead UC Irvine to an 80-62 win over Norfolk State in the championship game of the Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational in El Paso, Texas, on Tuesday night. The Anteaters won their third straight and improved to 10-4 for their best start since 2002-03 while giving sixth-year coach Russell Turner his 100th...
Via Associated Press
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Norfolk State's Deon King wins Buck Buchanan Award

Norfolk State may not have won a lot of games last season, but one of its players just won a big honor. Linebacker Deon King was named the winner of the 2015 Buck Buchannan Award, given to the most outstanding defender in FCS football.King became just the third MEAC player to win the award, named after the famed Grambling State defensive lineman. King led the FCS with 163 tackles...
Via HBCU Gameday
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

NAU falls short against Norfolk State

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.  -- D'Shon Taylor hit five 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 31 points, and Jeff Short scored 19, including a pair of free throws with three seconds left, to lead Norfolk State past Northern Arizona 70-66 Monday night. Norfolk State (2-4) used an 11-0 run to open up a 52-42 lead midway through the second half. Zaynah Robinson's layup gave the Spartans a...
Via Associated Press
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

WR Quinta Funderburk to give FCS a shot

Wide receiver Quinta Funderburk has played for both Syracuse and Arkansas, but now appears to be headed to an FCS program after only managing three catches for 50 yards in 2013, his only significant stats across both programs. Funderburk has announced that he will play his final season of eligibility for the Norfolk State Spartans of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). As...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Norfolk State DE/OLB Lynden Trail

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Today we look once again at the outside […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Norfolk State DE/OLB Lynden Trail...
Via Steelers Depot
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia-Norfolk State Featured In Sunday NESNplus College Basketball Slate

NESNplus will be home to a pair of ACC basketball games on Nov. 16. The first game on the schedule features a matchup between Samford and Pittsburgh at 1 p.m. No. 9 Virginia will host Norfolk State in the 7 p.m. nightcap. Check out the list below for the NESNplus channel in your area. Channel listings subject to change. 2014 NESNplus CHANNEL LISTINGS NESNplus NESNplus HD CONNECTICUT...
Via NESN.com
November 13, 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 Park HS: 6...
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 National...
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! Norfolk...
Via HBCU Gameday
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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