Norfolk State outlasts St Francis (NY) 84-74

Pendarvis Williams scored 24 points, leading a trio of Norfolk
State players with 20 or more points, as the Spartans beat St.
Francis (N.Y.) 84-74 on Friday.

Kyle O’Quinn added 21 points and Chris McEachin had 20 for
Norfolk State (9-5), which has won two straight thanks to the
victory in the first-ever meeting with the St. Francis.

The Terriers were leading 8-5 about three minutes into the
contest when Williams knocked down the first of four consecutive
3-pointers in a two-minute span for Norfolk State. Williams hit
three of those, sparking a strong 19-0 Spartans run that stunned
St. Francis.

Norfolk State led 41-31 at halftime and cruised the rest of the
way, despite the Terriers pulling back within eight, 82-74, with 21
seconds left. Williams hit both foul shots with 15 seconds left for
Norfolk State’s final margin.

Stefan Perunicic led the Terriers (3-8) with 21 points.