Scores

Final

Norfolk State 79

(21-9, 12-3 MEAC)

Florida A&M 70

(8-21, 6-9 MEAC)

    7:30 PM ET, February 27, 2012

    Al Lawson Center, Tallahassee, Florida

    1 2 T
    NORF 39 4079
    FAMU 30 4070

    Top Performers

    Norfolk St: K. O'Quinn 12 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Stl, 4 Blk

    Florida A&M: A. Stevens 19 Pts, 15 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Norfolk St. 79, Florida A&,M 70

    Associated Press

    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.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NORF
    FAMU
    Points 79 70
    FG Made-Attempted 30-71 (.423) 26-67 (.388)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-21 (.286) 8-21 (.381)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-15 (.867) 10-13 (.769)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 0

    2011-12 Season

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