Thursday's game features the Norfolk State Spartans (3-0) and the Appalachian State Mountaineers (2-0) squaring off at Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall in what should be a tight matchup, with a projected 63-62 victory for Norfolk State according to our computer prediction. Tipoff is at 11:00 AM ET on November 16.

In their last game on Sunday, the Spartans earned a 70-46 victory over Radford.

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Norfolk State vs. Appalachian State Game Info

  • When: Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 11:00 AM ET
  • Where: Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall in Norfolk, Virginia

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Norfolk State vs. Appalachian State Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Norfolk State 63, Appalachian State 62

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Norfolk State Performance Insights (2022-23)

  • The Spartans outscored opponents by 10.9 points per game last season, with a +361 scoring differential overall. They put up 61.6 points per game (247th in college basketball) and gave up 50.7 per outing (first in college basketball).
  • With 58.6 points per game in MEAC tilts, Norfolk State averaged 3 fewer points per game in conference games compared to its overall average (61.6 PPG).
  • The Spartans averaged 69.3 points per game when playing at home last season, compared to 53.9 points per game away from home, a difference of 15.4 points per contest.
  • Defensively Norfolk State played better in home games last season, ceding 45.2 points per game, compared to 56.5 on the road.

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