Scores

Final

MD-E Shore 74

(6-24, 4-12 MEAC)

Norfolk State 78

(18-13, 11-5 MEAC)

    6:30 PM ET, March 10, 2014

    Norfolk Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia

    1 2 T
    UMES 26 4874
    NORF 43 3578

    Top Performers

    Maryland-Eastern Shore: H. Baxter 21 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast

    Norfolk State: P. Williams 22 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Norfolk St tops Eastern Shore 78-74 in MEAC opener

    Associated Press

    NORFOLK, Va. -- Pendarvis Williams scored 22 points and fourth-seeded Norfolk State pulled out a 78-74 win over 13th-seeded Maryland-Eastern Shore in the first-round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament on Monday after losing a 23-point second-half lead.

    The Spartans (18-13), who will play fifth-seeded Savannah State on Thursday in the quarterfinals, were ahead 65-49 with 8:50 remaining when the Hawks (6-24) put together a 10-0 run to get back in the game. They eventually tied the game twice, the last when Troy Snyder made two free throws, came with 1:49 to play.

    After RaShid Gaston hit 1 of 2 free throws to put Norfolk State ahead 75-74, UMES had two turnovers. Then Williams grabbed an offensive rebound and cashed in two free throws with 6 seconds left. Marese Phelps iced it with a free throw.

    Gaston and Malcolm Hawkins had 17 points each for the Spartans. Hakeem Baxter had 21 for the Hawks.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UMES
    NORF
    Points 74 78
    FG Made-Attempted 22-44 (.500) 24-44 (.545)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-23 (.435) 5-15 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 20-25 (.800) 25-34 (.735)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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