Norfolk State coasts past Northern Arizona in 81-62 win
RaShid Gaston contributed 20 points and hauled in 11 rebounds, D'Shon Taylor added 13 points and Malik Thomas had eight points and 11 rebounds for Norfolk State (8-5), which shot 57.4 percent from the floor and sank 7 of 15 from beyond the arc. It was Short's eighth-straight game in double figures.
The Spartans took control with a 13-2 run that was sparked by a Short layup and included a 3-pointer from D'Shon Taylor to close out the first half and take a 38-20 advantage into the break. The margin never fell below double figures over the final 20 minutes.