NORFOLK, Va. -- Riley Maye scored 15 points, leading four Norfolk State players in double figures, as the Spartans pulled away in the second half to defeat Bethune-Cookman 59-45 on Saturday night.
Tied with 17 minutes left in the game, the Spartans went on a 14-3 run to go up 44-33 with 10:49 left. The lead reached 17 points with under 2 minutes to go.
The victory extends the Spartans' home winning streak to 16. They also own the longest current conference winning streak in Division I at 21.
The Wildcats lost their seventh straight game, all during a 12-game road trip (counting a neutral court contest), and won't play at home again until Jan. 11.