Field Goal %
- NSU 54.2
- 52.7 MIZ
Three Point %
- NSU 52.6
- 44.8 MIZ
- NSU 11
- 8 MIZ
- NSU 39
- 27 MIZ
- Omaha, Nebraska 68198
- 0th Half
According to BPI, Norfolk State had a 1.0% chance of reaching the Round of 32. That was the 3rd-lowest percentage among teams that played in the Round of 64, ahead of UNC-Asheville (0.3%) and Western Kentucky (0.1%). The Spartans' BPI of 46.5 was also 3rd-worst among teams to make the tournament, ahead of Mississippi Valley State (38.8) and Western Kentucky (44.8).
Missouri is the 3rd team (4th time) to lose in the Round of 64 after entering the tournament with 30+ wins. Utah State did it twice (2009 and 2011) and Belmont did it in 2011.
Norfolk State's 86 points are the 3rd-most scored by a 15 seed in a Men's Basketball Championship game. The most is 90 by Eastern Michigan vs Pittsburgh in 1988, and 2nd-most is 87 by Long Island last year vs UNC.
Package deals happen in college basketball. A lot. Some think it's fair to do whatever is necessary to get the high-level recruit. Others say it's foul. One thing is for sure: It's not stopping.
ESPN's Holly Rowe, who has primarily covered college football and college basketball for the network, is again battling cancer.
Eastern Michigan has named Erin Kido its interim athletic director.
|North Carolina Central||13-3||-||25-9|
|South Carolina State||7-9||6||11-20|
|North Carolina A&T||1-15||12||3-29|