NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Jermaine Bishop had 15 points to lead five Norfolk State players in double figures as the Spartans rolled past Penn State-Wilkes-Barre 93-53 on Friday night.

Devante Carter added 14 points for the Spartans. Spirit Ricks chipped in 12, Chris Ford scored 11 and Joe Bryant Jr. had 10. The Nittany Lions led early, but the Spartans finished the first half on a 7-0 run and

Steven Whitley, whose 16 points per game coming into the matchup was second on the Spartans, shot only 20 percent in the game (1 of 5).

The Nittany Lions led early, but the Spartans finished the first half on a 7-0 run for a 35-30 halftime lead and pulled away.

Khalil White had 15 points for the Nittany Lions and Clifton Tracey added 15 points and six rebounds. Kevin Major had 11 points.

Norfolk State (2-0) takes on Mississippi on the road on Tuesday.

———

For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP—Top25

———

This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com

Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Recommended for you