Delaware State vs Norfolk State 3/9/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 03/08/2022 at 7:50 PM ET

The Delaware State Hornets will open the MEAC tournament Wednesday afternoon against the Norfolk State Spartans in Norfolk, VA. Delaware State comes into the tournament as the worst team in the conference riding a 23 game losing streak after a four point loss to Maryland-Eastern Shore to end the regular season. Offensively Delaware State was terrible against Maryland-Eastern Shore making only 41.1% of their shots and 23.5% from beyond the arc to score 59 total points in the game.

Zach Kent led all scores for Delaware State with 16 points on seven or twelve shooting in 29 minutes on the floor. John Stansbury chipped in 13 points and Martaz Robinson scored ten points and posted a team high 8 rebounds in 35 minutes.

The Norfolk State Spartans are the top team in the conference after finishing the year riding a three game win streak after a 22 point blowout win of Howard to close the season. Offensively Norfolk State dominated making 47.7% of their shots to score 83 points in the game including 44 in the second half.

Norfolk State has been a strong offensive team this season averaging 75.4 points per game on a 46.5% shooting from the floor. Joe Bryant Jr. leads the team averaging 16.8 points to go along with a team high 3.3 assists. Kris Bankston Jr. scores 11.2 points and leads the team with 6.9 rebounds per game.

Delaware State is a terrible basketball team, and their season will come to an end on Wednesday night. Norfolk State will dominate this game from start to finish leading to a blowout win in the tournament. Norfolk State has already beaten Delaware twice this year and will pick up their third win and get the cover Wednesday in the conference tournament. Final Score Prediction, Norfolk State wins and covers 75-51.

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