NORFOLK, Va. -- Michael Deloach scored 28 points to pace Norfolk State to a 96-69 victory over Florida A&M on Monday night.
Deloach shot 12-for-18 and added six rebounds for the Spartans (8-13, 6-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Aleek Pauline chipped in with 16 points.Norfolk State went on a 12-1 run early in the first half, taking a 20-8 lead after a pair of free throws from Kevin Worsley with 11:51 remaining. They would go to hold a commanding 50-25 lead at halftime, thanks to a 13-3 run to end the half.Florida A&M (6-16, 4-6) was paced by Larry Jackson, who scored 18 points and grabbed six rebounds. Lamar Twitty contributed with 16 points and 11 rebounds.The Spartans shot 51.5 percent from the field (35-for-68) and 40 percent from 3-point range (10-for-25).The Rattlers shot only 59.3 percent from the free-throw line (16-for-27).