Norfolk State vs. Howard: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Norfolk State vs. Howard: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Howard Bison (18-12, 10-3 MEAC) will host the Norfolk State Spartans (20-9, 9-4 MEAC) after winning seven home games in a row.

On Monday, in its last game, Norfolk State lost to North Carolina Central 76-75 in OT. With 29 points, Kris Bankston was its top scorer. Howard won its previous game against South Carolina State, 82-78, on Monday. Jelani Williams was its top scorer with 23 points.

When is Norfolk State vs. Howard and when does it start?

This matchup between the Spartans and Bison will begin on Thursday, March 2, 2023. Be ready to see the opening tip at 9:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Norfolk State vs. Howard

The Spartans and Bison will take to the hardwood at Burr Gymnasium for this matchup on March 2, and if you’d like to see the action live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPNU.

Norfolk State Spartans vs. Howard Bison Game Preview

Norfolk State Stats, Odds & Insights

Norfolk State averages 76.7 points per game (60th in college basketball) while giving up 68.7 per contest (138th in college basketball). It has a +234 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 8.0 points per game.

The Spartans average only 3.2 more points than the Bison concede (73.5).

Norfolk State hits 2.1 fewer threes per contest than the opposition, 7.2 (208th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 9.3.

The Spartans average 82.0 points per game when playing at home, compared to 70.8 points per game in road games, a difference of 11.2 points per contest.

Norfolk State’s offense has been better over its last 10 games, scoring 78.3 points per contest compared to the 76.7 it has averaged this season.

Howard Stats, Odds & Insights

Howard has a +44 scoring differential, topping opponents by 1.5 points per game. It is putting up 75.0 points per game, 106th in college basketball, and is allowing 73.5 per outing to rank 283rd in college basketball.

The Bison average 75.0 points, 6.3 more than the Spartans allow.

Howard connects on 7.9 three-pointers per game (127th in college basketball) at a 37.4% rate (33rd in college basketball), compared to the 7.1 its opponents make, shooting 34.3% from deep.

In 2022-23 the Bison are averaging 13.5 more points per game at home (82.6) than on the road (69.1).

Howard has played better offensively in its previous 10 games, putting up 81.1 points per contest, 6.1 more than its season average of 75.0.

Spartans Key Players to Watch

Spartans Leaders
Joe Bryant Jr. 28 17.6 4.3 3.4 1.7 0.3 2.3
Kris Bankston 28 14.2 7.2 1.0 1.0 1.7 0.0
Cahiem Brown 28 11.8 4.3 3.1 1.1 0.4 0.6
Christian Ings 13 10.1 2.2 3.5 1.0 0.2 0.5
Dana Tate 27 9.6 4.3 1.1 0.6 0.1 1.5

Bison Key Players to Watch

Bison Leaders
Elijah Hawkins 26 13.6 3.7 6.0 1.8 0.0 1.9
William Settle 27 11.3 6.0 1.1 1.3 0.7 1.0
Shy Odom 26 10.8 4.4 1.3 0.9 0.5 0.1
Marcus Dockery 26 9.7 2.3 1.1 0.7 0.1 2.1
Jelani Williams 30 9.4 4.4 2.0 1.3 0.1 0.8

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.