TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Chris McEachin scored 16 points and Kyle O'Quinn notched a double-double to lead Norfolk State in a 79-70 win over Florida A&M on Monday night.
Pendarvis Williams added 14 points for the Spartans (21-9, 12-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), while O'Quinn had 12 points and 10 rebounds.FAMU took an early lead, but Norfolk State had the lead for good midway through the opening half and took a 39-30 lead at intermission. The Spartans pushed that lead to 21 points with 7:40 remaining and cruised from there. Both teams scored 40 points apiece in the second half.The Rattlers outrebounded the Spartans 43-42, but committed 13 turnovers. Norfolk State's bench outscored FAMU's 26-18, and the Spartans tallied nine steals and seven blocks.Amin Stevens also turned in a double-double, leading FAMU (8-21, 6-9) with 19 points and 15 rebounds.