Scores

Final

Norfolk State 72

(17-8, 9-2 MEAC)

MD-E Shore 60

(5-17, 2-7 MEAC)

    7:30 PM ET, February 6, 2012

    Hytche Arena, Princess Anne, Maryland

    1 2 T
    NORF 35 3772
    UMES 21 3960

    Top Performers

    Norfolk St: K. O'Quinn 18 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    Maryland-Eastern Shore: H. Haley 24 Pts, 3 Reb

    Norfolk St. 72, Md.-Eastern Shore 60

    Associated Press

    PRINCESS ANNE, Md. -- Chris McEachin tied his season high with 20 points and Kyle O'Quinn added 18 as Norfolk State held off Maryland-Eastern Shore 72-60 Monday night to set a program Division I season record for wins with 17.

    The Spartans (17-8, 9-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) surpassed the 16 wins posted by the 2007-08 squad while snapping a two-game losing streak and sweeping the season series.

    The Hawks (5-17, 2-7), who have lost five of their last six games, led only at 2-0.

    After Norfolk State took a 35-21 halftime advantage, Maryland-Eastern Shore got within four points on five occasions, the last at 58-54 with 2:34 remaining.

    Rodney McCauley, who added 12 points for the Spartans, answered with a dunk, then Norfolk State made 12 of 12 free throws to seal the win.

    Hillary Haley scored 20 points and Tyler Hines had 13 for the Hawks, who also lost 78-72 on Jan. 7.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NORF
    UMES
    Points 72 60
    FG Made-Attempted 24-53 (.453) 21-54 (.389)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-13 (.231) 1-12 (.083)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-27 (.778) 17-23 (.739)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 18 0

    2011-12 Season

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