NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Jermaine Bishop tied his season-high with 24 points as Norfolk State won its seventh consecutive home game, routing Coppin State 80-60 on Monday night.
Tyrese Jenkins had 15 points for Norfolk State (13-13, 9-2 Mid-Eastern Conference). Steven Whitley added 11 points and 12 rebounds. Joe Bryant Jr. had 10 points. Devante Carter had 7 points and 11 rebounds.
Koby Thomas had 15 points for the Eagles (8-20, 4-9). Andrew Robinson added 14 points. Dejuan Clayton had 13 points.
The Spartans improve to 2-0 against the Eagles on the season. Norfolk State defeated Coppin State 82-59 on Jan. 6. Norfolk State takes on Florida A&M on the road on Saturday. Coppin State plays Delaware State at home on Saturday.
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