Norfolk State and George Mason will battle in a college basketball game at EagleBank Arena, Fairfax, Virginia on Saturday and you can watch live coverage on ESPN+.
Norfolk State (3-3) vs. George Mason (4-1) – EagleBank Arena, Fairfax, Virginia; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
Tip-off time for this encounter is slated for 4:00 p.m. ET and you can stream the game from you smartphones, Amazon Fire TV or Firestick using your ESPN+ account.
George Mason comes into this game on a three-game winning streak and will be hoping to extend this run against Norfolk State in yet another non-conference matchup. During this streak, the Patriots (4-1) have beaten VMI, Howard, Towson and are averaging 75 points per game and giving away 67 at the other end.
Meanwhile, Norfolk State fell 80-72 to UNC Wilmington in its most recent game last week and comes in on a two-game losing streak. After winning 3 of 4 games to start the season, the Spartans (3-3) suffered back-to-back defeats to UNC Wilmington and UNC Greensboro to spoil the good opening start.
On Saturday they will look to reset and come against a George Mason side that is averaging 71.0 points per game and allowing 68.6.
Norfolk State is scoring 66.8 points per game, but is giving up 69.2 to its opponents.
George Mason will look to its seniors to continue to carry the team with Javon Greene, Josh Oduro, and AJ Wilson combining to score 41 percent of all the Patriots points this season.
Greene is averaging 12.4 points per game with 3.8 rebounds and 1.4 steals, while Aduro is scoring 10.8 points and grabbing 5.2 rebounds per game. Junior guard Jordan Miller leads the offense this season – scoring 20.0 points per game with 7.0 rebounds.
Meanwhile, Devante Carter is averaging 16.8 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 3.5 assists through six games so far for Norfolk State.
He has also been directly responsible for 45 percent of all the Spartans’ field goals over the last five games. J.J. Matthews is putting out 11.7 points and 4.5 rebounds, while Daryl Anderson comes in scoring 9.2 points with 3.0 rebounds.
Let’s see who will come away with the victory in this one!