The Norfolk State Spartans men's basketball team represents Norfolk State University, located in Norfolk, Virginia, in NCAA Division I basketball competition. They currently compete in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. The Spartans are currently coached by Robert Jones and play their home games at the Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall.
The Spartans men's basketball team is best known for defeating the #2 seeded Missouri in the 2012 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament 86-84, the first tournament appearance for Norfolk State. It was only the fifth time that a 15th seed has defeated a 2nd seed.
Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall