Norfolk State puts boots to VUL, 109-59

Courtesy of Matt Michalec, Asst. AD/Communications, Norfolk State University 59 V-L 109  Norf Team 1 2 F V-L 29  30  59 Norf 58  51  109 NORFOLK, Va. – Freshman George Beale Jr. made his collegiate debut by notching a double-double of 18 points and 14 rebounds, leading seven Norfolk State players in double figures in a 109-59 thrashing of Virginia-Lynchburg on Monday night at Echols Hall. Kris Bankston added a double-double of his own with 16 points and 12 rebounds, scoring all of his points on an array of eight athletic dunks that energized…

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Norfolk State defeats Morgan State 72-63, advances to MEAC Championship game

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Box Score | Championship Central | Media Center | Postgame Press Conference NORFOLK, Va., March 11, 2022 – Top-seeded Norfolk State broke away from a 28-28 halftime score with a hot-shooting second half to register a 72-63 win over fourth-seeded Morgan State Friday in the semifinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Basketball Tournament at the Scope Arena. The Spartans, who will be making their third consecutive trip to the finals, shot 61.9 percent (26-for-51) from the field in the final stanza to pull away from a tight, back-and-forth contest. Norfolk State, which…

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Norfolk State reveals 2022 Football Schedule

Courtesy Norfolk State Athletics 2022 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University released its 2022 football schedule on Monday. The 11-game slate features five home games at William “Dick” Price Stadium, including the return of the Battle of the Bay to Norfolk in addition to three home conference games. The Spartans open the 2022 season with back-to-back road games against FBS competition. The season kicks off on Sept. 3 with a date at Marshall in Huntington, W.Va. The teams played once previously, in 2015, which was also played at Marshall. …

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Norfolk State takes Delaware State to the woodshed , 102-36

Courtesy Alex Lehmbeck Norfolk State Assistant SID: 36 DSU 102 NSU Team 1 2 3 4 F DSU 12  9  6  9  36 NSU 23  37  30  12  102 Camille Downs made four of Norfolk State’s record-setting 15 3-pointers on Saturday as the Spartans crushed Delaware State 102-36 at Echols Hall. NSU’s 66-point win is the largest margin of victory in school history against a MEAC opponent. The Hornets scored the game’s first four points, hitting a pair of throws and a layup. It didn’t take long for the Spartans to find their…

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Norfolk State mourns passing of coach Wilhelmina Harrison

Courtesy of Norfolk State Athletic Communications NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State University Athletics Department is mourning the loss of long-time coach Wilhelmenia Wright Harrison, who passed away Jan. 7. She was 72. Harrison most recently served as NSU’s head bowling coach from 2005-20. A three-time MEAC Coach of the Year (2011-13), Harrison led the Spartans to four straight MEAC Northern Division bowling titles (2010-14) and the school’s first-ever MEAC bowling title in 2012. Under Harrison’s tutelage, the Spartans reached their highest-ever ranking in the National Tenpins Coaches Association (NTCA) Poll,…

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Norfolk State basketball doubleheaders cancelled due to COVID-19

From Matt Michalec, Asst. AD/Communications Due to COVID protocols with its upcoming opponents, Norfolk State’s first two scheduled MEAC basketball doubleheaders of the season have been postponed. This Saturday’s NSU at Maryland Eastern Shore doubleheader has been pushed back to Monday, Jan. 17 due to COVID protocols within the MDES programs. Tipoff times are slated for 2 and 4 p.m. on Jan. 17 at Hytche Athletic Center. NSU’s home doubleheader with Delaware State scheduled for Jan. 10 has also been postponed due to DSU’s COVID protocols. The NSU and DSU…

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Norfolk State’s Carter, SC State’s Durant named Conference Offensive and Defensive POTY

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Photo courtesy of Melissa Macatee/National Football Foundation LAS VEGAS, Nev., Dec. 7, 2021 – Redshirt senior quarterback Juwan Carter of Norfolk State and graduate defensive back Decobie Durant of South Carolina State were named 2021 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) football Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year, respectively, on Tuesday. The MEAC’s top football honors were bestowed upon the two stars during the 63rdAnnual National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame Press Conference, which was aired live on ESPN3. “These two young men represent…

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Norfolk State spanks VUL 42-14

Via Matt Michalec, Asst. AD/Communications at Norfolk State 14 VUL 42 NSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F VUL 0 14 0 0 14 NSU 28 7 7 0 42 NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State scored 28 first-quarter points and cruised to its fourth straight win Saturday, a 42-14 Homecoming victory over Virginia Lynchburg before 16,716 fans at Dick Price Stadium. Juwan Carter accounted for 274 total yards and three touchdowns to pace the Spartans (4-2), who are on their longest winning streak since 2011. Carter passed for 222 yards and two scores…

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Norfolk State’s Juwan Carter named BOXTOROW HBCU National Player of the Week

Courtesy of Norfolk State Athletic Communications NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State senior quarterback Juwan Carter was named HBCU National Player of the Week by BOXTOROW, the organization announced. Carter completed 23 of 30 passes for 353 yards and five touchdowns in three quarters of work last week against Elizabeth City State. The five TD passes tie Maurice Selby’s 1998 performance against Morgan State for most passing TDs in a game in the school’s Division I history. Carter was also named MEAC Offensive Player of the Week for the second straight week…

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Norfolk State’s Justin Carter wins first MEAC Fans’ Player of the Week Poll.

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Norfolk State’s Juwan Carter and Justin Smith found the end zone this past Saturday against Toledo, and the result ended up being the winner of the first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Fans’ Play of the Week poll of the 2021 season. Near the end of the first quarter, Carter — the MEAC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year — dropped back after a fake handoff and found Smith down the middle of the field just inside the 10-yard line. Smith caught the ball and was…

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