College Hoops Player of the Day for Wednesday, November 13, 2013
The Spartans of Norfolk State won their first game of the season Wednesday night, breaking open a tight contest in the second half for a 115-95 win over the Newberry Indians.
Leading by just three points at the half, 51-48, the Spartans pulled away with 64 second half points, led by Pendarvis Williams, who led all scorers with a career-high 38 points, tying Richard Carter of Drake for the most scored in a single game this season. Carter's effort was just four days ago, on November 9.
Williams, a 6'6" senior from Philadelphia who averaged 14.3 points per game, was 14-for-19 from the floor, canning five of eight threes and knocking down five of six from the stripe. He added four assists and seven rebounds to his impressive totals. Williams is tied with Eddie Morales in team assists, averaging six per game.