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

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Norfolk State vs. Delaware State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Norfolk State 60
(18-10, 10-9 away)
Delaware State 56
(12-14, 8-3 home)
Venue: Memorial Hall
4:00PM ET / 1:00PM PT, February 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Norfolk State 33 27 60
Delaware State 18 38 56
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Norfolk State P Williams 18 B Goode 8 J Fuentes 7
Delaware State T Bell 13 M Oliver 11 A Thomas 2

Norfolk State won on the road against Delaware State 60-56 in MEAC play on Saturday, Feb. 23. Norfolk State led 33-18 at the half, but Delaware State fought back in the second half to get close at the end. With the win, the Spartans remain undefeated against Delaware State this season at 2-0. Pendarvis Williams played brilliantly for the Spartans and put up a game-high 18 points and six rebounds. Brandon Goode also had a good game, scoring 16 points and adding eight rebounds. Marques Oliver registered a double-double for the Hornets with 12 points and 11 rebounds. The Spartans are on a five-game win streak. Next up for Norfolk State (18-10, 13-0 MEAC) is Bethune-Cookman (10-16, 5-6 MEAC) on Saturday, Mar. 2 at home.

Norfolk State Game Notes

  • The win over Delaware State extended the Norfolk State winning streak to 12 games.
  • The Spartans have won six close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Norfolk State is 32-26 in close games.
  • Norfolk State has won every game this season (7-0) when its field goal percentage has been 47.2 percent or better.
  • The Spartans have won 87 percent of the time this season (13-2) after recording 25 or more field goals made.
  • NSU has won every game this season (5-0) when opponents record 56 or fewer total points.
  • NSU has won 93 percent of the time this season (14-1) after holding an opponent to under 41.5 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season Norfolk State has won 86 percent of the time (6-1) when Pendarvis Williams has 18 points or more, 73 percent of the time (8-3) when Rob Johnson plays 33 minutes or more, and 78 percent of the time (7-2) when Jamel Fuentes has five rebounds or more.
  • The Spartans have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past seven games.
  • The top two scorers (Pendarvis Williams and Brandon Goode) accounted for 56.6 percent of the points.
  • Pendarvis Williams has led the team in scoring in 13 out of 28 games this season.
  • Brandon Goode has led the team in rebounding in eight out of 28 games this season.
  • Pendarvis Williams has three straight double-digit point games.

Delaware State Game Notes

  • The Hornets have lost five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Delaware State is 22-38 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Tyshawn Bell and Marques Oliver) accounted for 44.6 percent of the points.
  • Marques Oliver accounted for 39.2 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Marques Oliver has led the team in rebounding 14 times in 26 games this season.
  • Marques Oliver recorded the 19th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Marques Oliver recorded a double-double. It was his fourth this season and 16th of his career.
NSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AP. Williams381862102
ABrandon Goode311680131
AJamel Fuentes33957305
BKris Brown191110100
C+Rob Johnson33453103
CRashid Gaston12230000
DMalcom Hawkins28032013
-Marese Phelps5000100
DelSt PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMarques Oliver3812111112
B+Tyshawn Bell261331110
BTahj Tate38862123
CAlbert Thomas14412001
CAmere May12510000
CCasey Walker37811102
CCahli Thomas7002100
D+Kendall Gray16600003
-Brandon Oliver5001101
-Chris Lewis5001001

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