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State women's basketball roundup: UMES falls in MEAC final
State women's basketball roundup: UMES falls in MEAC final

Powered by a strong second half and four players in double figures, No. 2 seed Savannah State ended eighth-seed UMES' historic run with a 65-47 win in the women's basketball championship game Saturday afternoon at Norfolk Scope Arena, winning its first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference title. The Tigers (21-10) earned the MEAC's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament; they will learn their opponent, location and date when the bracket is unveiled Monday at 7 p.m. on ESPN. Jasmine Norman led the way for Savannah State with 20 points on 9-for-13 shooting, while Ezinne Kalu added 16 points and Bria Dorsey chipped in 12. Tiyonda Davis added 10 points and a team-high 16 rebounds....

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