Norfolk State Spartans men's basketball
|Norfolk State Spartans|
|University||Norfolk State University|
|Head coach||Robert Jones (1st year)|
|Arena||Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall
Green and Gold
|NCAA Tournament Round of 32|
|NCAA Tournament appearances|
|Conference tournament champions|
The Norfolk State Spartans men's basketball team represents Norfolk State University, located in Norfolk, Virginia, in NCAA Division I basketball competition. They currently compete in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, of which they are the defending tournament champions. The Spartans are currently coached by Anthony Evans and play their home games at the Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall (7,000).
The Spartans men's basketball team is best known for defeating the #2 seeded Missouri in the 2012 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament 86-84, the first tournament appearance for Norfolk State. It was only the fifth time that a 15th seed has defeated a 2nd seed.
NCAA Tournament results
The Spartans have appeared in one NCAA Tournament. Their combined record is 1–1.
The Spartans have appeared in one National Invitation Tournament (NIT). Their record is 0–1
|2013||First Round||Virginia||L 56–67|
Spartans in the NBA
-  ESPN
- Skretta, Dave (March 16, 2012). "Norfolk State upsets Missouri 86-84 in NCAA tourney". HamptonRoads.com. The Virginian-Pilot (Associated Press). Retrieved March 16, 2012.
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