NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – No. 2 seed Norfolk State men’s basketball team needed overtime to hold off South Carolina State 93-88 on Wednesday night.
The victory improved NSU’s mark to 16-15 and sent the Spartans into the semifinal round on Friday at 8 p.m. Norfolk State will face the winner of Thursday’s quarterfinal matchup between No. 3 seed Morgan State and No. 11 seed Howard.
Jonathan Wade finished with a game-high 26 points on 9-of-13 shooting with eight rebounds and a career-best seven assists.
NSU will play the Morgan State/Howard winner on Friday night.