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Spartans Down Texas Southern, 76-66

NORFOLK, Va. – A 28-point effort by Chris Thomas went for naught for Texas Southern, which was doomed by a long scoring drought in the second half. That cold spell became the difference as the Norfolk State men’s basketball team earned a 76-66 victory over the Tigers on Saturday afternoon at Joseph Echols Hall. NSU got [...]

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8 Spartans Named to MEAC All-Academic Team

  NORFOLK, Va. – A total of eight Norfolk State volleyball players were named to the MEAC All-Academic Team on Thursday morning prior to the start of the conference tournament. The Spartans had the fourth-highest total among all 13 MEAC institutions. Included in NSU’s honorees were senior Jasmin Flowers, juniors Angie Darcus, Jessica Johnson and Janay Frazier, and sophomores Sydney Dailey, Uwem Etuk, Alex [...]

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Spartan Basketball Fan Fest to be Held This Saturday

  NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State athletics department will host the first-ever Spartan Basketball Fan Fest this Saturday outside Joseph Echols Hall prior to the NSU-Texas Southern men’s basketball game. The fan fest will run from 2-4:30 p.m. outside the front entrance of Echols Hall, weather permitting, and will include music by DJ Vince, food, [...]

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Avery Shoots Radford Past NSU in OT, 74-65

  RADFORD, Va. – Ayana Avery scored 22 points, 14 in overtime, to help host Radford pull away for a 74-65 win over Norfolk State on Thursday evening at the Dedmon Center. The Spartans dropped to 0-3 with the loss, while the Highlanders improved to 1-1. Freshman forward Kayla Roberts notched career highs with 20 points and eight [...]

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Saturday Matinee with Texas Southern Up Next for NSU

  NSU vs. Texas Southern, Joseph Echols Hall Live Video | Live Stats | Game Notes NORFOLK, Va. - The Norfolk State men’s basketball team will play its last home game for two weeks and wrap up a home-and-home series when the Spartans take on Texas Southern on Saturday at 5 p.m. at Joseph Echols Hall. Prior to the game, [...]

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Spartans Look to Bounce Back Wednesday Against Boston U.

  NORFOLK, Va. - Back at home for the next two games, the Norfolk State men’s basketball team will first take on Boston University on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at Joseph Echols Hall to conclude a home-and-home series. Media Coverage The game will be broadcast live on Star 1310 AM and www.star1310.com with Ross Gordon on the [...]

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NSU Spring Tennis Schedules Unveiled

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State men’s and women’s tennis schedules for the 2015 spring season have recently been finalized and were released today by head coach Worth Richardson. The men’s schedule is highlighted by four matches against teams ranked in the national top 75 last year. The women face defending CAA champion UNC Wilmington to open [...]

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Tech’s Outside Shooting Offsets Big Game from Corbo in 60-49 Hokie Win

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Host Virginia Tech made 12 3-pointers to offset a huge game from Norfolk State guard Rae Corbo as the Hokies topped the Spartans 60-49 on Tuesday night at Cassell Coliseum. Corbo scored 24 points, two shy of her career high, to keep the Spartans (0-2) within striking distance of the Hokies (2-1) of the ACC. [...]

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Banner Named MEAC Rookie of the Week

  NORFOLK, Va. – Freshman Devonte Banner stepped into the starting point guard spot in the season opener against Pfeiffer last Friday and played admirably. He was rewarded by the MEAC office on Monday night with the conference’s first Rookie of the Week award of the season.   Banner, a native of Mount Vernon, N.Y., tallied seven points, [...]

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Exploring hoop life: Jamel Fuentes

  By Richelle Hammiel Among the athletes on Norfolk State University’s men’s basketball team, Jamel Fuentes is one player who has the potential to take NSU to the winning title in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournament again this year. According to www.nsuspartans.com, during his redshirt junior year, he totaled 204 points with 163 [...]

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Blocked Punt, Late Turnovers Help NCCU Edge NSU 19-14

NORFOLK, Va. – C.J. Moore blocked a fourth-quarter punt and fell on it in the end zone for what proved to be the winning score as visiting North Carolina Central edged Norfolk State 19-14 on Saturday afternoon at Dick Price Stadium. With the win, the Eagles (6-5, 5-2 MEAC) remain alive in the conference championship race [...]

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