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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...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  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.
5 days ago  |  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...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  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...
Via FOX Sports
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...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Rivalries open, cap Norfolk State schedule

(STATS) - A return to the Labor Day Classic will kick off Norfolk State's 11-game 2016 schedule, announced Wednesday. The Spartans will host the first Labor Day Classic since 2012 against former Division II rival Elizabeth City State on Sept. 3. The programs have played 55 times, the most among Norfolk State opponents. Their season-opening matchup will be among five the Spartans...
Via Associated Press
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Norfolk State women's player in coma, fighting for her life

A week ago, Amber Brown was like thousands of other women's college basketball players, playing and practicing with her Norfolk State teammates. Now, the junior forward is fighting for her life laying in a hospital bed. Brown, 19, was found unconscious on her dorm room floor on New Year's Day. She has been hospitalized the last eight days in a medically induced coma at a Norfolk...
Via Associated Press
January 08, 2016  |  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
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