NORFOLK, Va. -- Pendarvis Williams had 17 points and became the 30th Norfolk State player to surpass 1,000 career points in the Spartans' 85-63 rout of Maryland Eastern Shore on Monday night.
Malcolm Hawkins added 16 points and Brandon Goode's double-double, 12 points and a game-high 11 boards, helped Norfolk State (16-10, 11-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) outrebound Maryland-Eastern Shore 42-33.
The Spartans have won 10 straight games and swept the Hawks for the season.
Trailing 48-39 early in the second half, Maryland-Eastern Shore (1-19, 1-8) was outscored 16-5 and fell behind by 20, 64-44 with 10 minutes remaining.
Norfolk State led by as many as 25 points as the Hawks trailed the entire second half.
The Spartans led at halftime 46-35.
Kevin Mays had game-highs of 20 points and five steals to lead Maryland-Eastern Shore, which has now lost six straight games.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
|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|