Scores

Final

Norfolk State 80

(15-5, 7-0 MEAC)

Hampton 75

(6-13, 2-4 MEAC)

    6:00 PM ET, January 21, 2012

    Hampton Convocation Center, Hampton, Virginia

    1 2 T
    NORF 42 3880
    HAMP 49 2675

    Top Performers

    Norfolk State: R. Johnson 19 Pts, 15 Reb, 2 Ast

    Hampton: C. Tolson 17 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

    Norfolk St. 80, Hampton 75

    Associated Press

    HAMPTON, Va -- Rob Johnson and Kyle O'Quinn both recorded double-doubles to help Norfolk State rally and beat Hampton 80-75 on Saturday night in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference action.

    O'Quinn finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds while Johnson had 19 points and 15 boards for Norfolk State, which outrebounded Hampton 40-26.

    Hampton (6-13, 2-4) took a 68-64 lead with 8:51 left to play behind a layup from Wesley Dunning. The Pirates pushed their lead to 75-71 with 1:52 remaining but Norfolk State held the Pirates scoreless and made seven free throws during the final 1:30 to seal the win.

    Darrion Pellum led Hampton with 18 points and Dunning chipped in with nine points, four boards and a steal.

    Norfolk State (15-5, 7-0) shot 81 percent (13 of 16) from the free throw line compared to just 63 percent (15 of 24) for Hampton.

    Chris McEachin added 18 for the Spartans.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NORF
    HAMP
    Points 80 75
    FG Made-Attempted 29-56 (.518) 26-57 (.456)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-20 (.450) 8-18 (.444)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-16 (.813) 15-24 (.625)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 7

    2011-12 Season

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