|Hampton||D Powers 11.7||D Maxwell 6.8||D Powers 5.2|
|Norfolk State||P Williams 13.1||R Gaston 6.3||J Fuentes 5.6|
Norfolk State plays host to Hampton at Joseph G. Echols Hall on Saturday. The game gets underway at 6:00 EST. The Spartans are 6-4 against the Pirates over the last four years. They won 70-62 on 2/11/2012 the last time they played.
Norfolk State is currently in 1st place in the MEAC and Hampton is in 5th. Norfolk State has won five games straight.
In their last outing, behind 20 points from Pendarvis Williams, the Spartans defeated Morgan State 73-71 on January 21st. At 13.1, he paces the team in points per game. The Pirates were defeated by Coppin State 67-65 on January 21st despite 15 points and 11 rebounds from Du`Vaughn Maxwell. He leads the team in rebounds with 6.8 per game and blocks with 2.8 per game.
Norfolk State has a statistical advantage over Hampton in one significant category, scoring, where the Spartans have an edge over the Pirates, 65 points per game to 59 points per game.
- Pendarvis Williams is ranked 7th in the MEAC in three-pointers.
- We have a history of cultivating talent. Over the past 10 years, Norfolk State has had more players drafted by the NBA than Hampton (1 vs 0).
- The Norfolk State rebounding leader (Rashid Gaston) has more rebounds than the Hampton rebounding leader (Du`Vaughn Maxwell).
- Brandon Goode is ranked 9th in the MEAC in blocks.
- Norfolk State beat Hampton by 8 points the last time they played (Feb 11, 2012).
- Malcom Hawkins is ranked 9th in the MEAC in points.
- Keep filling up on cupcakes. Norfolk State has a stronger schedule than Hampton this season (SOS Rank: #195 vs #341).
- Rob Johnson is ranked 10th in the MEAC in rebounds.
- You get an A for effort, but Norfolk State has emerged victorious against Hampton the last 2 times they've played.
- Norfolk State is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on Norfolk State is 78.4 inches compared to 77.0 inches for Hampton.
- The Norfolk State assist leader (Jamel Fuentes) has more assists than the Hampton assist leader (Deron Powers).
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