Norfolk State staged a remarkable comeback to clinch the Tournament Championship, defeating Purdue Fort Wayne 75-67 in front of a cheering home crowd. Christian Ings led the Spartans with 17 points, including 13 in the second half, earning him the Most Valuable Player title. Allen Betrand also shined with 16 points, contributing to four Spartans scoring in double figures.

By the Numbers
  • Norfolk State shot 56.7% from the floor in the second half.
  • Christian Ings scored 13 points in the second half.
State of Play
  • Norfolk State made a significant comeback, outscoring Purdue Fort Wayne 44-26 in the second half.
  • The Spartans' victory marked the end of their 2023-24 campaign with a championship title.
Bottom Line

Norfolk State rallied from an 18-point deficit to claim victory and the championship title, showcasing resilience and stellar performances from key players like Christian Ings and Allen Betrand. The Spartans' triumph in the Tournament Championship highlights their determination and ability to overcome challenges to emerge victorious.