Mid-Eastern Conference Tournament - North Carolina Central vs Norfolk State Final: 68-45 - Recap
The battle between North Carolina Central and Norfolk State didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Norfolk State was handed a 68-45 defeat on Friday at Norfolk Scope Arena.
North Carolina Central was a 9-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
North Carolina Central got 14 points from Jeremy Ingram and another 14 points from Jordan Parks. Karamo Jawara contributed 7 assists, while Jordan Parks cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Norfolk State got a 12-point performance from Pendarvis Williams, who was supported by 9 points from Marese Phelps. Jamel Fuentes had 2 assists in a losing cause for Norfolk State, while Brandon Goode grabbed 9 rebounds.
North Carolina Central led at halftime, 32-24.
The rebound battle favored North Carolina Central as they grabbed 32 boards, while Norfolk State only had 22.