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MEAC Basketball Tournament tickets on sale at NSU

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University now has MEAC Basketball Tournament tickets available for sale. Tournament tickets cost $95 per book and are good for every game of both the men’s and women’s tournaments, which run March 9-14 at The Scope Arena in Norfolk. NSU has seating available in Scope sections 226, 227 and 228. Tickets may [...]

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Short named to Lou Henson Award Mid-Season Watch List

  NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State junior guard Jeff Short was added to the Lou Henson Award mid-season watch list this week by CollegeInsider.com. The award is presented annually to the top mid-major player in Division I basketball.   Short is one of 40 players named to the watch list and one of three from the MEAC along [...]

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Taylor’s Big Night Lifts NSU Past B-CU

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A big 19-2 run in the latter stages of the game allowed the Norfolk State men’s basketball team to pull away from Bethune-Cookman in a 79-55 win on Monday night in a conference matchup at Moore Gymnasium. Junior D’Shon Taylor broke out of a slump in a big way for the Spartans, finishing with [...]

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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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NSU Basketball to Host Spartan Madness on Oct. 17

  NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State basketball programs will host Spartan Madness on Friday, Oct. 17 at Joseph Echols Hall, giving fans a sneak peek at the 2014-15 NSU basketball teams.   Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with action getting underway at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 and will go on sale on Friday [...]

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NSU Men’s Basketball to Hold Tip-Off Dinner Oct. 24

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State men’s basketball team will hold its second annual tip-off dinner on Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. at Grand Affairs in Virginia Beach. NBA Hall of Famer Calvin Murphy will be the guest speaker, and former NSU great “Pee Wee” Kirkland will be the emcee. Cost of the dinner is [...]

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Dwyane Wade says Stern helped with fashion sense

  NEW YORK (AP) — David Stern might be responsible for the fashionable basketball players in the NBA — well, at least for Dwyane Wade. The Miami Heat star says while he always was a fan of fine dressing, it wasn’t until the former commissioner of the league instituted a dress code that he started [...]

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‘NBA 2K15′ drafts 3-D face mapping for latest game

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — “NBA 2K15″ is angling for a slam dunk with an innovative new way to put players in the game. The developers of the interactive basketball franchise are adding the option for gamers to digitally graft lifelike 3-D renditions of their faces onto virtual players in the series’ latest installment, set for [...]

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