The women’s game, however, was a different story as Norfolk State torched its rival for a 77-56 win.
Channette Hicks paced the Spartans with 22 points, eight assists, five rebounds and four steals. Blaire Thomas had 19 points and seven rebounds, while James finished with 11 points and nine rebounds. Armani Franklin with 11 points, four assists and three steals.
The win was the largest for Norfolk State over Hampton since its CIAA days in the mid-1990s.