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Norfolk StateSpartansNSU
2-7, 1-5 Conf
14
Final
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NSU0301114
SAV7771031
31
Savannah StateTigersSAV
3-4, 3-2 Conf

Bell's 4 TDs help Savannah State topple Norfolk State 31-14

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- T.J. Bell threw three touchdown passes, rushed for another score, and Savannah State broke a seven-game losing streak against Norfolk State with a 31-14 win on Saturday night.

Bell, who passed for 159 yards and rushed for 149, put the Tigers (3-4, 3-2 Mid-Eastern) up 7-0 with a 5-yard TD pass to Jeremiah Harris Jr. late in the first quarter. He scored on a 6-yard run midway through the second.

Norfolk State (2-7, 1-5) kicked a field goal to get on the board late in the first half, 14-3.

Cantrell Frazier and Tino Smith II caught a pair of 13-yard touchdown passes from Bell in the second half to put the game out of reach.

Gerald Johnson scored on a 17-yard fourth-quarter run for the Spartans. Greg Hankerson passed for 199 yards and was intercepted twice.

Savannah State has won at least three games for the first time since going 5-7 in 2008.

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2018 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Norfolk State1-02-1
Florida A&M1-02-2
Howard1-01-2
Morgan State1-01-3
North Carolina Central0-01-2
Delaware State0-00-3
North Carolina A&T0-13-1
Bethune-Cookman0-11-3
Savannah State0-10-3
South Carolina State0-10-3