Former Spartan basketball star Tracy Saunders earns another Hall of Fame honor
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Former Spartan basketball star Tracy Saunders earns another Hall of Fame honor

NORFOLK, Va. – Former Norfolk State women’s basketball star Tracy Saunders will be among this year’s class of inductees into the Hampton Roads African American Sports Hall of Fame (HRAASHF), the organization announced. Saunders joins former University of Maryland basketball star and NBA standout Joe Smith, Virginia Tech track athlete Jerry Gaines, the late journalist … Continue reading

New video display coming to Echols Hall this fall
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New video display coming to Echols Hall this fall

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University continues to make significant upgrades to its athletic facilities, as it was announced today that the institution has partnered with Daktronics, Inc., to design, manufacture and install a state-of-the-art, four-sided high-definition video board display at Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall this fall. In addition, Daktronics will replace the entire … Continue reading

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Former NSU student-athlete Kyle O’Quinn to receive degree at spring commencement

Former Norfolk State University basketball standout Kyle O’Quinn, now of the NBA’s New York Knicks, will be among the university’s more than 600 students expected to graduate on May 7 at the Norfolk Scope. O’Quinn, 26, will return to the Scope to walk across the stage and receive his bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies. As … Continue reading

Spartans continue to make strides in latest NCAA APR report
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Spartans continue to make strides in latest NCAA APR report

NORFOLK, Va. – The NCAA released its latest Academic Progress Rate figures Wednesday, April 20, and the report shows that the Norfolk State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics continues to make significant improvements with student-athlete retention and graduation. The latest set of figures include data through the 2014-15 academic year. All NSU athletic programs scored … Continue reading

NSU adds Kyle Williams to fold for 2016 recruiting class
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NSU adds Kyle Williams to fold for 2016 recruiting class

Kyle Williams Highlights NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State men’s basketball program added some scoring punch to next year’s team with the addition of Kyle Williams to its 2016 recruiting class. The junior college prospect recently signed a national letter of intent to play for the Spartans beginning next fall.   A 6-4 shooting guard, … Continue reading

NSU women return from week off, host Howard on Monday, Feb 29
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NSU women return from week off, host Howard on Monday, Feb 29

NORFOLK, Va. – The Spartans enter the final week of the regular season looking to escape the bottom of the MEAC standings and improve their seeding for the conference tournament. NSU’s season-ending three-game home stretch continues Monday, Feb 29, against Howard at Echols Hall on Greek Night. Media Coverage: The game will be broadcast on … Continue reading