Scores

Final

S Carolina St 76

(13-12, 8-5 MEAC)

Norfolk State 66

(8-16, 6-7 MEAC)

    6:00 PM ET, February 21, 2009

    Echols Hall, Norfolk, Virginia

    1 2 T
    SCST 29 4776
    NORF 33 3366

    Top Performers

    South Carolina State: J. Johnson 19 Pts, 13 Reb

    Norfolk State: M. Deloach 26 Pts, 6 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    S. Carolina St. 76, Norfolk St. 66

    Associated Press

    NORFOLK, Va. -- Jason Johnson scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to help South Carolina State beat Norfolk State 76-66 on Saturday night.

    Jason Flagler had 14 points and Jessie Burton and Carrio Bennett had 11 apiece for the Bulldogs (13-12, 8-5 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).

    The Bulldogs have won three straight games and seven of their last nine.

    Michael Deloach led the Spartans (8-16, 6-7) with 26 points, while Joe Dorsett-Jeffreys had 13 points and 10 rebounds. Corey Lyons finished with 11 points for the Spartans, who have lost three games in a row and five of six.

    Norfolk State led by four points at the break, but South Carolina State outscored the Spartans 47-33 to seal the win in the second half.

    The Bulldogs hit 28 free throws and outrebounded the Spartans 48-32.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SCST
    NORF
    Points 76 66
    FG Made-Attempted 23-62 (.371) 21-63 (.333)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-16 (.125) 5-22 (.227)
    FT Made-Attempted 28-31 (.903) 19-24 (.792)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 4

    2008-09 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 24, 2009 NORF 68, @SCST 62Recap
    » Feb 21, 2009 SCST 76, @NORF 66Recap
    Mar 13, 2009 NORF 74, @SCST 71Recap