Scores

Final

Savannah State 47

(13-19, 10-6 MEAC)

Norfolk State 57

(19-13, 11-5 MEAC)

    8:30 PM ET, March 13, 2014

    Norfolk Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia

    1 2 T
    SAV 23 2447
    NORF 24 3357

    Top Performers

    Savannah St: J. Smith 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Blk

    Norfolk St: P. Williams 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

    Norfolk State turns away Savannah State 57-47

    Associated Press

    NORFOLK, Va. -- Pendarvis Williams scored 20 points and fourth-seeded Norfolk State took down No. 5 seed Savannah State 57-47 Thursday in a quarterfinal matchup of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament.

    Norfolk State (19-13) advanced to play top-seed North Carolina Central on Friday in the semifinal round.

    The Spartans outscored Savannah State (13-19) 33-24 in the second half after leading by a point at halftime. Leading 33-32 with 12:35 remaining, Norfolk State put together a 13-0 run, led by six points from Williams during the spurt.

    Savannah State cut the lead to 50-44 with 1:46 left, but the Spartans made 5 of 6 from the free-throw line down the stretch to preserve the win.

    Brandon Goode added 10 points for Norfolk State. Malcolm Hawkins, averaging 21.3 points in his last three games, was held to one point.

    Jyles Smith led Savannah State with 15 points. Deven Williams added 10.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SAV
    NORF
    Points 47 57
    FG Made-Attempted 19-49 (.388) 21-47 (.447)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-12 (.333) 2-7 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-10 (.500) 13-19 (.684)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 15 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 27, 2014 NORF 56, @SAV 49Recap
    » Mar 13, 2014 @NORF 57, SAV 47Recap