Cooper had 11 points and 10 assists for the Bobcats (7-6), who had their second-highest point total of the season behind a 112-107 four-overtime loss to St. Bonaventure on Dec. 18.
They also allowed a season low for points and field goals (18) and tied a season high with 48 rebounds.
After Norfolk State (1-10) scored the opening basket, Ohio used an 8-0 run to pull ahead for good. The Bobcats led by 21 in the first half before taking a 38-23 lead into the break.
Ohio shot 51.7 percent from the field (30 of 58) while the Spartans shot only 32.1 percent (18 of 56).
Pendarvis Williams led Norfolk State with 13.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski explains what Pat Summitt's footprint and lasting legacy is on women's college basketball.
Hawaii will play in the Fox Sports Pearl Harbor Invitational in December, part of the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
An attorney representing ex-Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves wants a judge to disqualify the Wayne County prosecutor's office from Cleaves' sexual assault case.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|