Scores

Final

Norfolk State 74

(8-14, 6-5 MEAC)

Delaware State 86

(7-19, 5-6 MEAC)

    4:00 PM ET, February 14, 2009

    Memorial Hall, Dover, Delaware

    1 2 T
    NORF 29 4574
    DSU 37 4986

    Top Performers

    Norfolk State: A. Pauline 20 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

    Delaware State: D. Johnson 24 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Stl

    Delaware St. 86, Norfolk St. 74

    Associated Press

    DOVER, Del. -- Donald Johnson scored 24 points and Delaware State defeated Norfolk State 86-74 on Saturday.

    Delaware State trailed 24-23 with 4:40 left in the first half, and then went on a 14-5 run to close out the half with a 37-29 lead.

    The Hornets led 60-41 on Trevor Welcher's jumper with 10:46 left in the game.

    With the win, Delaware State (7-19, 5-6 Mid-Eastern Conference) prevented its first three-game home losing streak under coach Greg Jackson. Jackson became the Hornets coach in May 2001.

    Arturo Dubois added 17 points for Delaware State and Fred Bouie chipped in 13. Frisco Sandidge had 12 rebounds and six assists for the Hornets.

    Michael Deloach and Aleek Pauline scored 20 points apeice for Norfolk State (8-14, 6-5) and Kevin Worsley chipped in 10 points.

    The Hornets shot 60.4 percent from the field (32-for-53).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NORF
    DSU
    Points 74 86
    FG Made-Attempted 26-61 (.426) 32-53 (.604)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-16 (.313) 9-17 (.529)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-21 (.810) 13-16 (.813)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 19

    2008-09 Season

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