Wade scores 34 to lead Norfolk State past Elizabeth City

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Jonathan Wade scored a career-high 34 points and Norfolk State cruised to a 91-55 win over Division II Elizabeth City State on Tuesday night.

Wade hit 12 of 17 shots, including 3 of 4 from long range, and made 7 of 9 free throws.

The Spartans (2-1) shot 53 percent in the first half to open a 47-27 lead. It was a four-point game at the 11:14 mark and the lead was eight with 6:34 to go before the Spartans reeled off 11 points. Bryan Gellineau started the run with a pair of layups before Wade scored the next five points.

Norfolk State opened the second half with a 13-3 run and ended up shooting 58 percent in the final 20 minutes.

Kyle Williams came off the bench to hit 5 of 8 3-pointers for 15 points and reserve Carrington Ward added 13.

Kyree Marshall had 15 points for the Vikings (0-3).