Norfolk State vs. Howard: Recap and Stats

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Norfolk State vs. Howard: Recap and Stats
Norfolk State 54
(9-10, 6-9 away)
Howard 49
(4-14, 3-4 home)
Venue: Burr Gymnasium
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 14, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Norfolk State 26 28 54
Howard 18 31 49
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Norfolk State P Williams 12 R Gaston 6 J Fuentes 5
Howard M Phillips 12 M Phillips 6 S Frazier 4

Norfolk State squared off with Howard on Monday, January 14th and got a road victory against the Bison 54-49 in conference action. The Spartans got the win with a game-high 17 points and five rebounds from Pendarvis Williams. Malcom Hawkins had 11 points and added four rebounds. For the Bison, Prince Okoroh got a team-high 15 points and five rebounds. Norfolk State (9-10, 2-0 MEAC) takes on Coppin State (3-14, 0-2 MEAC) on Saturday, January 19th at home.

Norfolk State Game Notes

  • Norfolk State started 9-10 during the 2007, 2004, and 2002 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over Howard extended the Norfolk State winning streak to 3 games.
  • The Spartans have won 2 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Norfolk State has won 28 close games.
  • The Spartans have won 80% of the time this season (4-1) after recording 20 or more free throws made.
  • NSU has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) after holding an opponent to under 25.0% three-point percentage.
  • NSU has won 75% of the time this season (6-2) when opponents record 12 or fewer free throws made.
  • This season Norfolk State has won 83% of the time (5-1) when Rob Johnson has 12 points or more.
  • NSU set a season low for field goals made.
  • The Spartans have recorded more assists than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • Rob Johnson recorded a team season high in free throws attempted with 13.
  • Pendarvis Williams accounted for 31.4% of the team's points.
  • Pendarvis Williams has led the team in scoring in 7 out of 19 games this season.
  • Jamel Fuentes has led the team in rebounding in 3 out of 19 games this season.
  • Pendarvis Williams has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jamel Fuentes had a career high with 7 rebounds.
  • Malcom Hawkins has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 4th foul out of the season for Malcom Hawkins.

Howard Game Notes

  • The Bison have lost 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Howard has lost 24 close games.
  • Prince Okoroh accounted for 30.6% of the team's points.
  • Mike Phillips has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 18 games this season.
  • Prince Okoroh has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Prince Okoroh set a career high with 6 steals.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Alphonso Leary.
NSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+P. Williams341750202
B+Malcom Hawkins231141120
BRob Johnson341242222
BBrandon Goode301250021
C+Jamel Fuentes27273103
D+Kris Brown18030100
-K. Lila-St. Rose5010001
-A.J. Rogers6000000
-Rashid Gaston9010002
-Marese Phelps10000001
-Quasim Pugh4010000
HOW PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
APrince Okoroh371552604
BMike Phillips40870222
BTheodore Boyomo13250000
BTre Lee351360003
CAlphonso Leary24240000
C-Brandon Ford11400101
C-Simuel Frazier35541004
-Anton Dickerson5000000

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