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Rachel Gordon earns spot on VaSID All-State team

   NORFOLK, Va. – Senior forward Rachel Gordon of the Norfolk State women’s basketball team was named to the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) University Division All-State Team, the organization announced on Tuesday. Gordon, a native of Woodbridge, Va., earned second-team all-state honors this season. She was also named to the All-MEAC first team this [...]

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Knicks rout Nets 110-81, move into 8th in East

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s once faint, nearly unrealistic playoff hopes have become a real possibility. The Knicks intend to seize the opportunity and run with it. “We know what we want,” Carmelo Anthony said. J.R. Smith had 24 points, eight rebounds and six assists, Anthony added 23 points and 10 rebounds, and the [...]

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Williams a finalist for Lou Henson Award

  NORFOLK, Va. – Senior guard Pendarvis Williams of the Norfolk State men’s basketball team was named a finalist for the 2014 Lou Henson Award, as announced on Thursday by CollegeInsider.com. By virtue of his appearance as one of 30 finalists, Williams also earned a spot on the 2014 Lou Henson All-America Team for mid-major [...]

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NSU knocked out of MEAC tournament by NCCU

  After a tight first half, the Eagles of North Carolina Central University pulled away for the win eliminating the Spartans of Norfolk State University 68-45 in the MEAC Semi-finals. Over the first half of play, the two teams matched each other keeping the score relatively close. The score went back and forth between schools [...]

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UMES eliminates Lady Spartans in first round of MEAC tournament

  In the first day of MEAC play, No. 11 seed Maryland Eastern Shore upset No. 6 seed Norfolk State University 70-66. UMES advances to the quarterfinals playing the No. 3 Coppin State University Thursday at noon. Senior Rachel Gordon, who was honored at the beginning of the matchup as an All-MEAC first team selection, [...]

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Spartans’ last stand ends in loss

   by Antonio Garland On March 6, the Spartan’s played their last basketball game of the season against the North Carolina Eagles. Earlier, the Lady Spartans team played against the Eagles and lost 53 to 63. Before the men’s game, they warmed up with free throws while their home band played for the crowd. As [...]

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Norfolk State Basketball Coaches Jones, Clark Accept Contract Offers

  NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University Athletics Director Marty Miller announced today that men’s basketball coach Robert Jones and women’s basketball coach Debra Clark have accepted offers to remain head coaches of their respective programs. Jones has been offered a three-year contract to become the permanent head coach of the NSU men’s program. His [...]

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