Oliver scores 20, Norfolk State beats NC Central 88-79
Oliver nailed three treys to total 13 points in the second period. Alex Long, Jeff Short and Jonathan Wade finished with 12 points apiece and Preston Bungei added 10 for Norfolk State (7-12, 3-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).
Trailing 38-36 at the half, the Spartans charged back and took the lead 46-44 with 15:21 left when Oliver made two free throws and followed with a 3-point jumper. They pushed that to 70-59 at the 8:12 mark and held on for the win.
Norfolk State shot 53 percent from the floor while holding the Eagles to 25-of-64 shooting.