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Final

Norfolk State 58

(10-7, 4-0 MEAC)

Delaware State 56

(4-12, 0-4 MEAC)

    7:40 PM ET, January 13, 2014

    Memorial Hall (Dover, DE), Dover, Delaware

    1 2 T
    NORF 28 3058
    DSU 28 2856

    Top Performers

    Norfolk St: J. Fuentes 14 Pts, 6 Reb, 5 Ast

    Delaware St: K. Gray 20 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Stl, 5 Blk

    Norfolk State beats Delaware State 58-56

    Associated Press

    DOVER, Del. -- Jamel Fuentes scored 14 points to lead Norfolk State past Delaware State 58-56 in a back-and-forth battle on Monday night.

    The Spartans ran their regular season conference winning streak to 23 games, the longest such run in the country. Norfolk State's last conference loss came against Delaware State on Feb. 15, 2012.

    Pendarvis Williams added 11 points for Norfolk State (10-7, 4-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).

    Delaware State (4-12, 0-4) was paced by Kendall Gray with 20 points and Tyshawn Bell added 11.

    The game was knotted at 46-all until Norfolk State went on a 7-2 run. The Spartans pushed its lead to 57-52 with 21 seconds left before Delaware State scored the next four on an A.J. Thomas layup and a Kendall Gray dunk. Norfolk State then went 1-for-2 from the line giving Delaware State one final chance, but Thomas missed the game winning 3-pointer at the buzzer.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NORF
    DSU
    Points 58 56
    FG Made-Attempted 19-48 (.396) 21-52 (.404)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-13 (.154) 6-21 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-22 (.818) 8-11 (.727)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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