Deloach leads Norfolk State past Hampton 66-50

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP)—Michael Deloach had 15 points and five steals to lead Norfolk State to a 66-50 win over Hampton on Saturday night as the Spartans won two games in a row for the first time this season.

Norfolk State (3-12, 2-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), playing its first home game since Dec. 5, used a 22-4 run to lead 32-15 with 1:44 left in the first half of the Basketball Battle of the Bay.

The Spartans increased their 33-22 halftime lead to 19 points with 1:04 left.

Deloach, who was 7-for-16 from the floor, also paced Norfolk State with 25 points Monday night when the Spartans snapped their 11-game losing streak, 78-65 at Florida A&M.

The Pirates (4-12, 1-3), who lost their second straight game, were led by Vincent Simpson with 13 points.

Norfolk State had 23 turnovers but outshot Hampton 51 percent from the field (25-for-49) to 29 percent (18-for-62).

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Darrion Pellum Darrion Pellum
4-13,  10 Pts
6 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Norfolk St.
Michael Deloach Michael Deloach
7-16,  15 Pts
3 Rebs, 3 Assists

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