Cole scores 36 to lead Howard past Norfolk St. 98-95
Cole hit 7 of 10 3-pointers and shot 9 for 11 from the foul line. He added seven assists.
Howard posted a season-high 15 3-pointers.
The Bison evened the season series against the Spartans with the win. Norfolk State defeated Howard 80-78 on Feb. 2.
Norfolk State was already assured of the top seed in the conference tournament and will play on Wednesday against the winner of Tuesday’s No. 8 vs No. 9 game. Howard climbed into a tie for third place with North Carolina Central. Both those teams will open the MEAC tournament on Thursday. Norfolk State is the tournament host.