Scores

Final

Norfolk State 72

(22-9, 13-3 MEAC)

N Carolina A&T 65

(12-19, 7-9 MEAC)

    8:00 PM ET, March 1, 2012

    Corbett Sports Center, Greensboro, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    NORF 36 3672
    NCAT 29 3665

    Top Performers

    Norfolk State: K. O'Quinn 14 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    North Carolina A&T: A. Witter 11 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast

    Norfolk St. 72, NC A&,T 65

    Associated Press

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Kyle O'Quinn had 14 points and 13 rebounds for his 19th double-double of the season as Norfolk State held off North Carolina A&T 72-65 Thursday night for its fourth straight win in the regular-season finale for both teams.

    The Spartans (22-9, 13-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) led by 15 in the second half and were up 66-56 with 2:25 to go.

    The Aggies then used a 9-2 run, with two 3-pointers by Jared Williams and one by Adrian Powell, to make it 68-65 with 53 seconds remaining.

    North Carolina A&T missed three field goals, including two 3-pointers, down the stretch as the Spartans went 2 of 6 from the free-throw line. Marcos Tamaras' layup capped the scoring.

    Norfolk State outshot the Aggies 50.9 percent (28 of 55) to 36.1 percent (22 of 61).

    Powell and Austin Witter scored 11 apiece for North Carolina A&T (12-19, 7-10), which lost its third straight.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NORF
    NCAT
    Points 72 65
    FG Made-Attempted 28-55 (.509) 22-61 (.361)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-24 (.333) 8-24 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-16 (.500) 13-23 (.565)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 15 0

    2011-12 Season

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