Norfolk State Downs Bethune-Cookman 62-61 - Match Report

Norfolk State Downs Bethune-Cookman 62-61 - Match Report

Norfolk State earned a 62-61 victory over Bethune-Cookman on Saturday, getting 14 points from Pendarvis Williams at Echols Hall.

Malcolm Hawkins had 13 points for Norfolk State and Jamel Fuentes chipped in with 10 points. Jamel Fuentes had 3 assists for them, while Rashid Gaston was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Bethune-Cookman got 16 points from Paul Scotland in a losing cause and another 12 points from Kevin Dukes. Paul Scotland contributed 3 assists for them, while Alex Smith had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Norfolk State were victorious, as the score was 27-22 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Bethune-Cookman as they grabbed 45 boards, while Norfolk State only had 41.