The Spartans (3-1) used an 18-3 run early in the second half to take a 50-33 lead. Norfolk State then held off a late surge by the Horned Frogs to advance to the championship game of the Paradise Jam.
Norfolk State, which knocked off Colonial Athletic Association preseason No. 1 Drexel in its first game of the tournament on Friday, led 28-26 at the half despite committing 16 turnovers against TCU.
Adrick McKinney led the Horned Frogs (3-1) with 15 points.