GAMEDAY Mens Basketball

Norfolk State 54, Appalachian State 53

By GARY B. GRAVES
AP Sports Writer

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Devante Carter made two free throws with 8.6 seconds remaining, and Norfolk State held on to beat Appalachian State 54-53 in the First Fourafter blowing an 18-point second-half lead.

Jalen Hawkins scored 20 of his 24 points before halftime for the Spartans (17-7).

Justin Forrest had 18 points for App State (17-12), which shot 27% and missed its final 10 attempts.

The Mountaineers pushed ahead 51-45 on Forrest's layup with 5:48 remaining, but its only points after that were two free throws by Adrian Delph with 1:03 left that made it 53-52. Carter, who shot 1 of 10 from the field, answered by making his only two free-throw attempts of the game. App State missed two late shots on its final possession.

March 18, 2021


App State
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
R. Duhart F 29 0-2 0-0 0-0 3-11 0 4 1 0 0 0
D. Gregory G 38 3-6 3-3 0-0 3-8 4 0 2 2 1 9
M. Almonacy G 37 1-14 4-4 1-13 0-6 2 1 0 5 1 7
A. Delph G 31 3-16 2-2 1-9 2-4 0 1 0 0 1 9
J. Forrest G 29 7-19 1-1 3-11 1-4 1 0 1 2 3 18
X. Brown   17 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-4 0 2 1 2 1 0
J. Lewis Jr.   14 1-1 5-6 0-0 2-5 0 2 0 1 0 7
M. Eads   4 1-3 0-0 1-3 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 3
D. Parker   3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   202 16-62
(.258)
15-16
(.938)
6-36
(.167)
16-46 7 10 5 14 8 53


Norfolk State
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
J. Matthews F 22 3-5 0-0 0-0 2-8 0 0 0 0 4 6
J. Bryant Jr. G 38 4-13 0-0 2-6 2-4 1 0 4 3 1 10
K. Hicks G 28 2-8 0-0 1-5 0-3 1 0 0 0 1 5
D. Carter G 26 1-10 2-2 0-0 0-4 4 0 1 2 2 4
K. Chavis G 13 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 2 0 1 0 3 0
J. Hawkins   29 8-13 4-5 4-5 0-5 0 0 2 4 2 24
N. Chambers   15 2-4 1-2 0-0 1-3 0 1 0 0 0 5
M. Lawrence   12 0-4 0-0 0-2 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0
D. Anderson   8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0
T. Jenkins   6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 1 2 0 0 0 0
C. Ford   2 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   199 20-58
(.345)
7-9
(.778)
7-18
(.389)
8-35 10 4 10 10 14 54
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