NORFOLK, Va. -- Kyle Williams scored 20 points, Derrik Jamerson Jr. added 19 and each made five 3-pointers in Norfolk State's 93-58 victory over Delaware State on Monday night.
Delaware State led 16-5 with 13:17 remaining in the first half but Norfolk State used a 43-9 spurt to take a 48-25 lead at the break. Williams scored 15 points in the first half with four 3-pointers.
Nic Thomas chipped in four 3-pointers and 13 points for Norfolk State (9-17, 7-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), which was 14 of 28 from distance. Preston Bungei had 12 points, Alex Long 11 and Steven Whitley had eight points and nine assists.
Norfolk State scored 30 points off 20 Delaware State turnovers.
Artem Tavakalyan had 17 points and eight rebounds for Delaware State (2-24, 0-11). Johquin Wiley added 12 points on four 3-pointers. The Hornets were 13 of 23 behind the arc with three apiece from Tavakalyan and Kavon Waller.
Mike Krzyzewski switched to zone last season to mask his young team's defensive frailties. Will we see that again in 2018-19?
The cream of the crop of American high school basketball will congregate in Colorado Springs from Oct. 5-7, as USA Basketball unveils its newly expanded Junior National Team minicamp in collaboration with the NBA, NCAA and NBPA.
Missouri guard Cullen VanLeer is retiring from basketball after tearing his ACL in the Tigers' final regular-season game last season.
|North Carolina A&T||11-5||1||20-15|
|North Carolina Central||9-7||3||19-16|
|South Carolina St||6-10||6||10-22|