Scores

Final

Norfolk State 66

(11-19, 10-8 MEAC)

N Carolina A&T 81

(15-16, 10-8 MEAC)

6:00 PM ET, March 8, 2007

PNC Arena, Raleigh, North Carolina

1 2 T
NORF 37 2966
NCAT 39 4281

Top Performers

Norfolk State: C. Brown 13 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

North Carolina A&T: S. Rush 18 Pts, 2 Reb

N.Carolina A&T 81, Norfolk St. 66

Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Steven Rush scored 18 points to lead five North Carolina A&T players in double figures Thursday as the Aggies defeated Norfolk State 81-66 in the quarterfinals of the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference tournament.

Jason Wills and Austin Ewing added 11 each, while Greg Roberts and Glenn Nelson chipped in 10 apiece for the third-seeded Aggies (15-16), who led 39-37 at the break.

The lead changed 13 times before the Aggies broke away in the second, outscoring the Spartans 42-29 in the half. North Carolina A&T, which shot 44.6 percent for the game, scored 36 points off the bench compared to 17 points by sixth-seeded Norfolk State.

Tony Murphy scored a game-high 20 points for Norfolk State, which shot 42.1 percent for the game and hit only 27.8 percent of its 3-point attempts. Calvin Brown finished with 13 points and Michael Deloache had 12.

North Carolina A&T will play No. 2 seed Florida A&M in a semifinal game Friday.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NORF
NCAT
Points 66 81
FG Made-Attempted 24-57 (.421) 25-56 (.446)
3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 11-19 (.579)
FT Made-Attempted 13-17 (.765) 20-28 (.714)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 15

2006-07 Season

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Jan 27, 2007 @NCAT 80, NORF 60Recap
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