Scores

Final

Coppin State 71

(6-12, 3-2 MEAC)

Norfolk State 83

(11-8, 5-1 MEAC)

8:00 PM ET, January 20, 2014

Echols Hall, Norfolk, Virginia

1 2 T
COPP 36 3571
NORF 45 3883

Top Performers

Coppin State: A. Armstrong 20 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast

Norfolk State: M. Hawkins 22 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

Norfolk State runs away from Coppin State 83-71

Associated Press

NORFOLK, Va. -- Malcolm Hawkins scored 22 points to lead Norfolk State over Coppin State 83-71 on Monday.

The Spartans (11-8, 5-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) got 17 points from Pendarvis Williams, Rashid Gaston added 12 and Brandon Goode had 10 as the team shot 50 percent from the floor. They out-rebounded the Eagles 42-31.

Coppin State (6-12, 3-2) was led by Andre Armstrong with 20 points. Sterling Smith had 13 and Taariq Cephas added 10 points.

The Eagles led by one, 31-30, after a Smith layup with 4:54 left in the first half, but Norfolk closed on a 15-5 run -- highlighted by a Williams 3-pointer -- to lead 45-36 at the intermission.

Norfolk scored the first 10 points of the second half to extend the lead to 19 and was never challenged down the stretch.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
COPP
NORF
Points 71 83
FG Made-Attempted 23-59 (.390) 31-62 (.500)
3P Made-Attempted 9-27 (.333) 6-19 (.316)
FT Made-Attempted 16-21 (.762) 15-22 (.682)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 25 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 20, 2014 @NORF 83, COPP 71Recap
Feb 22, 2014 NORF 73, @COPP 68Recap