SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Pendarvis Williams had 16 points as Norfolk State topped Savannah State 55-45 in each team's Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener Saturday night.
Williams connected on 6 of 11 from the field. Jamel Fuentes was the only other Spartan in double figures with 11 points.
Savannah State led 28-25 at halftime, but shot just 22.6 percent (7 of 31) from the field in the second half. Norfolk State came out of halftime with a 7-2 scoring run, and used an 8-3 run to take a 52-42 lead with 1:07 left on Rob Johnson's free-throw make.
Norfolk State hit 14 of 21 from the foul line in the second half and 17 of 26 for the game.
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|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|