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Late free throws help Savannah State edge NSU, 56-54

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Jasmine Norman broke a tie by making two free throws with 16 seconds left, and Norfolk State guard Rae Corbo missed a potential tying jumper at the final buzzer as the Spartans fell to host Savannah State, 56-54, on Monday night at Tiger Arena.The loss was the second in a [...]

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Red-Hot NSU defeats Savannah State, 70-54

  SAVANNAH, Ga. – For the third game in a row, the Norfolk State men’s basketball team shot better than 60 percent overall, and the result on Monday night was a 70-54 victory over Savannah State in MEAC action at Tiger Arena. The Spartans hit 28-of-45 from the field (62.2 percent) to win their third [...]

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Spartans go for weekend sweep Monday at Savannah State

  NORFOLK, Va. - The Norfolk State men’s basketball team wraps up a stretch of eight of 10 games on the road when the Spartans face Savannah State on Monday night at Tiger Arena. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. It will mark the third straight year NSU has made the journey to Savannah without the [...]

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Spartan Women cap road trip with Monday game at Savannah State

  NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State women’s basketball team caps its current road trip with a 5:45 p.m. game Monday night at Savannah State.  The start of the game was moved up 15 minutes to accommodate a local TV broadcast of the NSU-SSU men’s game, which is slated to start at 8 p.m. The Spartans [...]

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Trail continues quest for pros with Senior Bowl appearance

  MOBILE, Ala. – Norfolk State linebacker Lynden Trail continues his quest to reach the ranks of professional football, a quest which continued Saturday when he became the first Spartan to ever participate in the Senior Bowl. The 66th version of college football’s most prestigious all-star game took place Saturday at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. Trail was credited with a [...]

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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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McKenzie, Hayes Victorious for NSU Women at UNC

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Kaydianne McKenzie and Brianna Hayes highlighted a strong showing for the Norfolk State women’s field athletes with event victories Saturday at the University of North Carolina Open. Both McKenzie and Hayes recorded season-best marks in their signature events en route to first-place finishes. McKenzie, a senior, won the triple jump with a best leap of 38 [...]

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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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Spartans Open up 2014-15 Season with 81-43 Win over Pfeiffer

  NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State men’s basketball team opened up its 2014-15 season with its largest win in more than 14 years in an 81-43 victory over Pfeiffer on Friday night at Joseph Echols Hall.   The new-look Spartans – seven of the 12 players had never appeared in an NSU uniform before tonight [...]

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Season Preview: NSU the Great Unknown Heading into 2014-15

  NSU Men’s Basketball Season Opener Friday, Nov. 14 NSU vs. Pfeiffer, 8 p.m., Joseph Echols Hall When you lose nearly 80 percent of your scoring, chances are people will have plenty of questions about your team as you look to replenish the roster for the following season. Although the Norfolk State men’s basketball team, [...]

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