Norfolk State @ Tennessee State
Current Records: Norfolk State 2-0; Tennessee State 0-1
What to Know
The Norfolk State Spartans will take on the Tennessee State Tigers at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday at State Farm Arena. Norfolk State will be strutting in after a victory while Tennessee State will be stumbling in from a loss.
The Spartans were fully in charge on Thursday, breezing past the Penn State-Wilkes-Barre Nittany Lions 111-55 at home.
Meanwhile, Tennessee State came up short against the Alabama A&M Bulldogs on Tuesday, falling 82-73.
Norfolk State’s win brought them up to 2-0 while Tennessee State’s defeat pulled them down to 0-1. A pair of last-season defensive stats to keep an eye on: Norfolk State have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 30.40%, which places them 28th in college basketball. Less enviably, the Tigers are 47th worst in college basketball in points allowed per game, with 74 on average.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 4 p.m. ET
- Where: State Farm Arena — Atlanta, Georgia
- Follow: CBS Sports App
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.