Savannah State vs Florida A&M

Savannah St. 69, Florida A&,M 58


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Rashad Hassan led four players in double figures with 17 points as Savannah State beat Florida A&M 69-58 Saturday night.

Deric Rudolph scored 16, Preston Blackmon 12 and Arnold Louis chipped in with 10 for the Tigers.

Savannah State (8-9, 4-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) shot 47.1 percent (24 of 51) from the field and held Florida A&M to just 38.6 percent (22 of 57) shooting.

The Rattlers (3-15, 1-3) cut the Tigers' four-point halftime lead to two after a Jeremy Dean steal and fast break layup. But Savannah State scored 11 straight to jump ahead 41-28.

The Tigers led by 17 twice in the second half.

Dean and Amin Stevens led Florida A&M with 12 points apiece and Yannick Crowder added 11. Stevens also had a game-high 10 boards.

Despite forcing 15 Savannah State turnovers, the Rattlers only scored 15 points off turnovers compared to 19 for the Tigers.

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Savannah State Tigers
R. Hassan, F328-90-480117
J. Smith, F123-40-03046
D. Rudolph, G325-131-241116
C. Smith, G290-21-54111
P. Blackmon, G252-46-827212
A. Louis264-82-681310
K. Richards160-30-01010
R. Conner110-21-20021
J. Montgomery111-52-20024
P. Hendley61-10-03002
Totals 24-5113-2938101769
Florida A&M Rattlers
Y. Crowder, F355-91-270311
R. Lewis, F322-60-02225
A. Stevens, F225-92-5100512
M. Teal, F130-00-03020
D. Bullard, G71-10-00022
J. Dean275-82-650312
C. Watson262-90-00126
A. Moore182-124-45218
J. Kennings140-22-21222
I. Brown30-00-00000
N. Drayton20-00-00000
T. Hagood10-10-00100
Totals 22-5711-193682258
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