NSU Men’s Basketball wins NCAA opener, face Gonzaga Saturday, tickets available today
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NSU Men’s Basketball wins NCAA opener, face Gonzaga Saturday, tickets available today

The Spartans are still dancing! The Norfolk State men’s basketball team defeated Appalachian State 54-53 Thursday night in the NCAA Tournament First Four, earning a date with No. 1 overall seed and unbeaten Gonzaga at 9:20 ET Saturday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The game will be televised live on TBS. As with … Continue reading

Spartan men advance to MEAC basketball finals, women to play in the semifinal game today at noon
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Spartan men advance to MEAC basketball finals, women to play in the semifinal game today at noon

The Norfolk State University men’s basketball team won their quarterfinal game over North Carolina Central Thursday night 87 to 58. With the win, the Spartans advance to Saturday’s 1 p.m. championship game. The Spartans will face the winner of tonight’s game between Coppin State and Morgan State. The title game will be broadcast on ESPN … Continue reading

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Norfolk State Women’s Basketball fights the mental battle on their way to the 2021 season

by Siera Jones For the Norfolk State women’s basketball team, the uncertainties of the past six months have thrown them into a mental game that in some ways proves more trying than winning physical contests. The cancellation of the MEAC tournament and the rest of the 2019-20 season represented the first challenge, but it was … Continue reading

Trump urges 3 UCLA players to thank China leader for release
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Trump urges 3 UCLA players to thank China leader for release

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged three suspended UCLA basketball players on Thursday to thank China’s president for their freedom after they shoplifted in China. The president’s suggestion came a day after he tweeted: “Do you think the three UCLA basketball players will say thank you President Trump. They were headed for 10 years … Continue reading

3 UCLA players return to US after China shoplifting incident
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3 UCLA players return to US after China shoplifting incident

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting are on a plane back to Los Angeles. Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said Tuesday the matter “has been resolved to the satisfaction of the Chinese authorities.” Freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley were detained in Hangzhou for questioning … Continue reading