Scores

Final

Norfolk State 72

(8-17, 6-6 MEAC)

N Carolina Cent 82

(13-12, 8-3 home)

    4:30 PM ET, February 19, 2011

    McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium, Durham, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    NORF 35 3772
    NCCU 47 3582

    Top Performers

    Norfolk St: K. O'Quinn 16 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Blk

    North Carolina Central: L. Clement 28 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    N.C. Central 82, Norfolk St. 72

    Associated Press

    DURHAM, N.C. -- Landon Clement scored 28 points, including 15 from 3-point range, as North Carolina Central came back from its worst defeat of the season for an 82-72 victory over Norfolk State on Saturday.

    C.J. Wilkerson added 20 points and Nick Chasten 19 for the Eagles (13-12), who lost 94-59 to Coastal Carolina on Thursday night.

    North Carolina Central scored 14 consecutive points to pull away from a 30-30 tie and ended the first half ahead 47-35.

    The Spartans (8-17) got within six, 66-60, with 6:58 remaining, but Clement hit a pair of 3-pointers and a 2-point jumper over the next 3:13 to widen the lead to 74-62.

    Clement, Wilkerson and Chasten combined to hit 25 of 38 shots for the Eagles.

    Kyle O'Quinn led Norfolk State with 16 points and 12 rebounds, Chris McEachin had 15 points and Rob Hampton 14. O'Quinn has eight double-doubles in his last nine games.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NORF
    NCCU
    Points 72 82
    FG Made-Attempted 28-58 (.483) 30-56 (.536)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-24 (.292) 8-19 (.421)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-13 (.692) 14-21 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 14

    2010-11 Season

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