NORFOLK, Va. -- Jeff Short had 28 points and seven rebounds, leading Norfolk State to a 71-65 win over Division II Mercy (N.Y,) Wednesday night.
Short was 10 of 12 from the field and 2 of 2 from 3-point range in a rare home game for Norfolk State (3-4), which plays 13 of its first 15 games on the road.
Mercy shot just 33 percent from the field, and its starting lineup combined to miss 39 of 58 shots. Shaquille Stokes was 7 of 20 for 20 points, and Tyseem Lyles had 13 points on 4-of-12 shooting to go with six rebounds.
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