NORFOLK, Va. -- Pendarvis Williams scored 14 points, and Jamel Fuentes made a late free throw to lift Norfolk State over Bethune-Cookman 62-61 Saturday night in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game.
After Paul Scotland's 3-pointer broke a 57-57 tie, Gaston made a layup with 1:25 left to tie the game at 59.
Fuentes made a layup, and Hawkins went 1 of 2 from the foul line to give the Spartans a 62-59 lead with 17 seconds to go.
After Adrien Coleman's layup for Bethune-Cookman made it 62-61 with 8 seconds left, Williams missed two free throws, giving the Wildcats a chance. Bethune-Cookman was unable to convert on the last-second shot.
Scotland scored 16 points for the Wildcats (12-17, 7-7).
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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|