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O’Quinn, Norfolk State Beat Coppin State 74-66

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Kyle O’Quinn scored 24 points and grabbed 19 rebounds to lead Norfolk State over Coppin State 74-66 on Monday night.

Norfolk State, which shot 50.8 percent (31 of 62), is off to its best start in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play ever, and its seven-game win streak is the best since 1994-95.

The Spartans (14-5, 6-0) led by as many as 22, 61-39, on O’Quinn’s jumper with 9:25 left, in winning their seventh straight.

Norfolk State led 34-26 at halftime before going 17 of 29 from the floor (58.6 percent) in the second half. Helping Norfolk State’s hot shooting was 30 points in the paint and 25 points coming off 15 turnovers.

Pendarvis Williams added a career-high 25 points for Norfolk State.

The Eagles (8-10, 3-2) were led by Logan Wiens with 20 points and Antonio Williams with 14 points and 12 rebounds.

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