Scores

Final

Norfolk State 55

(4-5, 1-0 MEAC)

Savannah State 45

(5-4, 0-1 MEAC)

    8:00 PM ET, December 1, 2012

    Tiger Arena, Savannah, Georgia

    1 2 T
    NORF 25 3055
    SAV 28 1745

    Top Performers

    Norfolk St: P. Williams 16 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Savannah St: P. Blackman 12 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Norfolk St. 55, Savannah St. 45

    Associated Press

    SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Pendarvis Williams had 16 points as Norfolk State topped Savannah State 55-45 in each team's Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener Saturday night.

    Williams connected on 6 of 11 from the field. Jamel Fuentes was the only other Spartan in double figures with 11 points.

    Norfolk State (4-5, 1-0) held preseason MEAC Player of the Year Rashad Hassan to nine points and seven rebounds. Stephen Wilson led the Tigers (5-4, 0-1) with 13 points, and Preston Blackman had 12.

    Savannah State led 28-25 at halftime, but shot just 22.6 percent (7 of 31) from the field in the second half. Norfolk State came out of halftime with a 7-2 scoring run, and used an 8-3 run to take a 52-42 lead with 1:07 left on Rob Johnson's free-throw make.

    Norfolk State hit 14 of 21 from the foul line in the second half and 17 of 26 for the game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NORF
    SAV
    Points 55 45
    FG Made-Attempted 18-42 (.429) 18-57 (.316)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-8 (.250) 5-15 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-26 (.654) 4-9 (.444)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 3

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