Williams hit a 3-pointer with 4:18 remaining for a 75-66 lead but Bethune-Cookman scored seven of the next nine, with a 3 from Jeffrey Altidort, to make it 77-73 at 1:52.
Nic Thomas was fouled at 22.2 and made two free throws to extend Norfolk State's lead to 82-78. Isaiah Bailey was fouled at the other end, went 1 of 2 at the line and the ball went out of bounds off Norfolk State. Brandon Tabb missed a 3-pointer and Alex Long sealed it for the Spartans at the line.
Steven Whitley added 14 points and Thomas 12 for Norfolk State (8-16, 6-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).
Junior transfer Shawntrez Davis had 30 points and 17 rebounds -- both career highs -- for Bethune-Cookman (12-12, 6-3). Tabb added 17 points and Isaiah Bailey 13.
Source: Texas Tech's Moore hits transfer portal
Texas Tech freshman Khavon Moore has entered the transfer portal, sources told ESPN.
Tech's Culver, Big 12's top player, entering draft
Big 12 Player of the Year Jarrett Culver has declared for the NBA draft after helping lead his hometown Texas Tech Red Raiders to the two deepest NCAA tournament runs in school history.
Daniels' zig costs Zags first staffer since 2013
Assistant coach Donny Daniels is leaving Gonzaga after nine seasons, the first change on the basketball coaching staff since 2013.
|North Carolina A&T||13-3||1||19-13|
|North Carolina Central||10-6||4||18-16|
|South Carolina State||5-11||9||8-26|