Mid-Eastern Conference Tournament - Norfolk State vs MD-Eastern Shore Final: 78-74 - Recap
Norfolk State earned a 78-74 victory over MD-Eastern Shore on Monday, getting 22 points from Pendarvis Williams at Norfolk Scope Arena.
Norfolk State earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 11-point spread.
Norfolk State got 17 points from Malcolm Hawkins and another 17 points from Rashid Gaston. Marese Phelps contributed 4 assists, while Rashid Gaston cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
MD-Eastern Shore got a 21-point performance from Hakeem Baxter, who was supported by 16 points from Devon Walker. Louis Bell had 3 assists in a losing cause for MD-Eastern Shore, while Hakeem Baxter grabbed 5 rebounds.
Norfolk State hit the break leading 43-26 before taking care of business in the second half.
Norfolk State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 26-20.