Norfolk State vs. Hampton: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Norfolk State vs. Hampton: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Norfolk State 62
(17-10, 9-9 away)
Hampton 59
(10-14, 5-5 home)
Venue: Hampton Convocation Center (VA)
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 18, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Norfolk State 32 30 62
Hampton 32 27 59
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Norfolk State M Hawkins 18 R Gaston 9 P Williams 3
Hampton R Mercado 12 D Maxwell 10 A Austin 3

On Monday, Feb. 18, Norfolk State took on Hampton and narrowly beat the Pirates 62-59 in conference action. With the win, the Spartans stay undefeated against Hampton this season at 2-0. Rashid Gaston led the Spartans and got a season-high 17 points and nine rebounds. Pendarvis Williams scored 11 points and added three assists. Du`Vaughn Maxwell recorded a double-double for the Pirates on a team-high 12 points and 10 rebounds. Norfolk State (17-10, 12-0 MEAC) gets Delaware State (11-13, 6-4 MEAC) on the road on Saturday, Feb. 23.

Norfolk State Game Notes

  • The win over Hampton extended the Norfolk State winning streak to 11 games.
  • The Spartans have won five close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Norfolk State is 31-26 in close games.
  • The Spartans have won 78 percent of the time this season (14-4) after recording 24 or more field goals made.
  • NSU has won every game this season (7-0) when opponents record 59 or fewer total points.
  • This season Norfolk State has won 83 percent of the time (5-1) when Malcom Hawkins has 18 points or more and 80 percent of the time (4-1) when Rashid Gaston has nine rebounds or more.
  • NSU set a season low for steals (four).
  • The Spartans have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past six games.
  • Brandon Goode recorded a team season high in blocks with five.
  • The top two scorers (Malcom Hawkins and Rashid Gaston) accounted for 56.4 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Rashid Gaston and Brandon Goode) accounted for 42.8 percent of the rebounds.
  • Malcom Hawkins has led the team in scoring in nine out of 27 games this season.
  • Rashid Gaston has led the team in rebounding in 10 out of 27 games this season.
  • Malcom Hawkins has three straight double-digit point games.

Hampton Game Notes

  • The Pirates have lost six times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Hampton is 35-35 in close games.
  • Du`Vaughn Maxwell recorded a team season high in offensive rebounds with eight.
  • The top two scorers (Du`Vaughn Maxwell and Ramon Mercado) accounted for 40.6 percent of the points.
  • Du`Vaughn Maxwell has led the team in scoring four times and in rebounding 11 times in 24 games this season.
  • Du`Vaughn Maxwell recorded the 10th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Du`Vaughn Maxwell has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Du`Vaughn Maxwell recorded a double-double. It was his seventh this season and ninth of his career.
  • Du`Vaughn Maxwell set a career high with eight offensive rebounds.
  • Ke`Ron Brown has three straight double-digit point games.
NSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ARashid Gaston251791001
BBrandon Goode19460051
BP. Williams381123002
BMalcom Hawkins311821104
C-Rob Johnson27260201
C-Jamel Fuentes23620001
-A.J. Rogers8030000
DKris Brown20211103
-Marese Phelps9201002
HU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AD. Maxwell3812101222
AAaron Austin25983100
BDeron Powers321052102
BRamon Mercado291250212
BKe`Ron Brown321061303
C+Dwight Meikle13260002
C+E. Okoroba17461004
C-Wesley Dunning12040011

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