Scores

Final

Norfolk State 55

(12-19, 8-8 MEAC)

Coppin State 53

(16-14, 11-5 MEAC)

    6:00 PM ET, March 10, 2011

    Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Winston-salem, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    NORF 29 2655
    COPP 20 3353

    Top Performers

    Norfolk State: K. O'Quinn 10 Pts, 13 Reb, 5 Blk

    Coppin State: A. Williams 9 Pts, 9 Reb

    Coppin St. 55, Norfolk St. 53

    Associated Press

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Rob Hampton hit a layup with 2 seconds remaining to lift Norfolk State over Coppin State 55-53 on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament.

    The Spartans (12-19) trailed 51-44 with 6:32 left to play before scoring seven unanswered points, tying it at 51 with less than 4 minutes to go.

    The teams traded a pair of free throws in the final 3:21 as both offenses combined to go 0 for 8 from the floor over the final 3:57.

    Tony Gallo missed the potential go-ahead jumper for the Eagles (16-14) with 48 seconds left and Kyle O'Quinn, who finished with 13 boards, secured the rebound for the Spartans, setting up the game-winning possession.

    Pendarvis Williams scored 11 for the Spartans, while O'Quinn and Hampton each added 10 points.

    Norfolk State will face No. 2 Hampton (22-8) in the semifinals on Friday night.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NORF
    COPP
    Points 55 53
    FG Made-Attempted 18-54 (.333) 19-61 (.311)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 5-23 (.217)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-26 (.577) 10-13 (.769)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 8

    2010-11 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 31, 2011 NORF 110, @COPP 108Recap
    Feb 28, 2011 COPP 76, @NORF 69Recap
    » Mar 10, 2011 NORF 55, @COPP 53Recap