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Norfolk St. 79, Md.-Eastern Shore 70

NORFOLK, Va. -- Corey Lyons scored 29 points and Norfolk State beat Maryland-Eastern Shore 79-70 on Monday night.

Norfolk State (5-11, 3-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) took a 39-25 halftime lead as the Hawks (3-11, 1-3) shot just 29.6 percent (8-for-27) in the first half.

The Spartans led by as many as 18, 43-25, on a Joseph Dorsett-Jeffreys shot with 17:38 remaining.

Michael Deloach scored 19 points for Norfolk State and Kevin Worsley and Brandon Monroe added eight points and eight rebounds each.

Maryland-Eastern Shore was led by Neal Pitt with 27 points and nine rebounds. Gary Lee added 17 points, Jamie Boyer tallied 11 and Marc Davis chipped in with 10 points and six assists for the Hawks.