2012–13 Norfolk State Spartans men's basketball team

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2012–13 Norfolk State Spartans men's basketball
Norfolk State Spartans wordmark.png
MEAC Regular Season Champions
NIT, First Round
Conference Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
2012–13 record 21–12 (16–0 MEAC)
Head coach Anthony Evans (6th season)
Assistant coach Robert Jones
Assistant coach Larry Vickers
Assistant coach Harold Rayford
Home arena Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall
Seasons
2012–13 MEAC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Norfolk State 16 0   1.000     21 12   .636
North Carolina Central 15 1   .938     22 9   .710
Savannah State 11 5   .688     19 15   .559
Hampton 11 5   .688     14 17   .452
Morgan State 10 6   .625     17 15   .531
North Carolina A&T 8 8   .500     20 17   .541
Delaware State 8 8   .500     15 18   .455
Bethune–Cookman 7 9   .438     14 20   .412
Florida A&M 5 11   .313     8 23   .258
Coppin State 5 11   .313     8 24   .250
Howard 4 12   .250     7 24   .226
South Carolina State 2 14   .125     6 24   .200
Maryland Eastern Shore 2 14   .125     2 26   .071
2013 MEAC Tournament winner
As of March 21, 2013; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012–13 Norfolk State Spartans men's basketball team represented Norfolk State University during the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Spartans, led by sixth year head coach Anthony Evans, played their home games at the Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall and were members of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. They finished the season 21–12, 16–0 in MEAC play be crowned MEAC regular season champions. The defending conference champion lost in the quarterfinals of the MEAC Tournament to Bethune-Cookman. As a regular season champion who failed to win their conference tournament, they received an automatic bid to the 2013 NIT where they lost in the first round to Virginia.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
0 Kievyn Lila-St.Rose Guard/Forward 6–6 180 Junior Corona, New York
1 Rob Johnson Forward 6–8 220 Senior Roswell, Georgia
3 Jamel Fuentes Guard 6–3 185 Junior Brooklyn, New York
4 Marese Phelps Guard 6–1 190 Junior Norfolk, Virginia
11 Pendarvis Williams Guard 6–6 195 Junior Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
13 Quasim Pugh Guard 6–0 175 Senior Brooklyn, New York
21 Jordan Weathers Guard 6–5 200 Junior Los Angeles, California
22 Kris Brown Guard 6–3 160 Senior Suffolk, Virginia
23 Brandon Goode Forward/Center 7–0 225 Junior Bronx, New York
24 Zieyik Estime Guard 6–6 185 Junior Harlem, New York
25 Malcolm Hawkins Guard 6–5 215 Junior Norfolk, Virginia
31 Riley Maye Forward 6–8 215 Junior East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
32 Paulius Vinogradovas Center 7–1 215 Sophomore Švenčionėliai, Lithuania
35 Rashid Gaston Forward 6–8 235 Freshman Warren, Ohio
45 A.J. Rogers Forward 6–7 200 Senior Rosedale, New York

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
11/09/2012*
7:30 PM
at Rhode Island
Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic
W 67–55  1–0
Ryan Center (5,045)
Kingston, RI
11/12/2012*
7:00 PM
at Seton Hall
Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic
L 65–78  1–1
Prudential Center (6,165)
Newark, NJ
11/15/2012*
7:00 PM
at Longwood W 78–66  2–1
Willett Hall (1,723)
Farmville, VA
11/17/2012*
12:00 PM
vs. Loyola (MD)
Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic
L 49–65  2–2
Mohegan Sun Arena (N/A)
Uncasville, CT
11/18/2012*
11:30 AM
vs. UMKC
Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic
L 57–63  2–3
Mohegan Sun Arena (N/A)
Uncasville, CT
11/24/2012*
7:00 PM
at Eastern Kentucky L 44–68  2–4
Alumni Coliseum (1,225)
Richmond, KY
11/26/2012*
7:00 PM
at Morehead State L 67–73  2–5
Ellis Johnson Arena (2,375)
Morehead, KY
11/29/2012*
7:00 PM
St. Francis (NY) W 85–79  3–5
Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall (3,376)
Norfolk, VA
12/01/2012
6:00 PM
at Savannah State W 55–45  4–5 (1–0)
Tiger Arena (1,410)
Savannah, GA
12/03/2012
7:30 PM
at South Carolina State W 78–72  5–5 (2–0)
SHM Memorial Center (1,047)
Orangeburg, SC
12/09/2012*
4:00 PM
UMBC W 83–66  6–5
Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall (1,174)
Norfolk, VA
12/12/2012*
8:00 PM, ESPN3
at No. 10 Illinois L 54–64  6–6
Assembly Hall (14,144)
Champaign, IL
12/15/2012*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at No. 25 NC State L 62–84  6–7
PNC Arena (12,384)
Raleigh, NC
12/23/2012*
2:00 PM
at Iona L 72–100  6–8
Hynes Athletic Center (1,855)
New Rochelle, NY
12/29/2012*
5:30 PM
at East Carolina L 63–74  6–9
Williams Arena (5,172)
Greenville, NC
01/02/2013*
7:00 PM
at Ball State L 61–62  6–10
John E. Worthen Arena (2,633)
Muncie, IN
01/05/2013*
5:00 PM
Navy W 74–68  7–10
Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall (2,411)
Norfolk, VA
01/12/2013
4:40 PM
at Maryland–Eastern Shore W 63–58  8–10 (3–0)
Hytche Athletic Center (2,316)
Princess Anne, MD
01/14/2013
7:00 PM, ESPNU
at Howard W 54–49  9–10 (4–0)
Burr Gymnasium (1,024)
Washington, D.C.
01/19/2013
6:30 PM
Coppin State W 75–68  10–10 (5–0)
Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall (4,011)
Norfolk, VA
01/21/2013
8:00 PM
Morgan State W 73–71  11–10 (6–0)
Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall (2,586)
Norfolk, VA
01/26/2013
6:00 PM
Hampton W 74–67  12–10 (7–0)
Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall (6,191)
Norfolk, VA
02/02/2013
4:00 PM
at Coppin State W 80–70  13–10 (8–0)
Physical Education Complex (3,342)
Baltimore, MD
02/04/2013
7:30 PM
at Morgan State W 64–59  14–10 (9–0)
Talmadge L. Hill Field House (3,012)
Baltimore, MD
02/09/2013
6:00 PM
Delaware State W 74–56  15–10 (10–0)
Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall (3,847)
Norfolk, VA
02/11/2013
8:20 PM
Maryland–Eastern Shore W 85–63  16–10 (11–0)
Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall (2,579)
Norfolk, VA
02/18/2013
7:00 PM, ESPNU
at Hampton W 62–59  17–10 (12–0)
Hampton Convocation Center (6,387)
Hampton, VA
02/23/2013
4:00 PM
at Delaware State W 60–56  18–10 (13–0)
Memorial Hall (1,843)
Dover, DE
03/02/2013
6:00 PM
Bethune-Cookman W 62–61  19–10 (14–0)
Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall (2,155)
Norfolk, VA
03/04/2013
8:00 PM
Florida A&M W 69–58  20–10 (15–0)
Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall (1,140)
Norfolk, VA
03/07/2013
8:00 PM
North Carolina A&T W 55–48  21–10 (16–0)
Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall (2,794)
Norfolk, VA
2013 MEAC Men's Basketball Tournament
03/13/2013
6:00 PM
vs. Bethune-Cookman
Quarterfinals
L 68–70 OT 21–11
Norfolk Scope (7,543)
Norfolk, VA
2013 NIT
03/19/2013*
9:00 PM, ESPNU
at Virginia
First Round
L 56–67  21–12
John Paul Jones Arena (4,790)
Charlottesville, VA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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