NORFOLK, Va. -- Nic Thomas had 16 points as Norfolk State scorched Coppin State 72-38 on Saturday night to claim the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-regular season title.
It was the second MEAC regular-season title for the Spartans (18-11, 13-1). Norfolk State held the Eagles to 22 percent shooting for the game, forcing 19 turnovers.
The Spartans blitzed to a 27-12 halftime advantage and won the second half 45-26.
Second-year coaches -- who's ascending, who's stagnating
The rookies in charge will get a lot of the preseason attention, but it's the second season that could make or break the tenure of these coaches.
Blue and White fill Rupp Arena for Big Blue Madness
Giving their fans a sneak peek in what to expect this upcoming season, the Wildcats hit the hardcourt for their annual event.
NCAA rules Wisconsin's Micah Potter must sit out fall semester
The NCAA has denied a request for junior forward Micah Potter to play during the fall semester after transferring from Ohio State two days before the season opener last November. He will be eligible to play beginning Dec. 21.
|North Carolina A&T||13-3||1||19-13|
|North Carolina Central||10-6||4||18-16|
|South Carolina State||5-11||9||8-26|