North Carolina A&T vs Florida A&M

Florida A&,M 87, NC A&,T 77


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Reggie Lewis scored 20 points and Amin Stevens had 19 points and 16 rebounds as Florida A&M held off North Carolina A&T 87-77 on Monday night, splitting the season series.

Avery Moore added 18 points and Chris Watson 15 for the Rattlers (7-17, 5-5 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who led 55-35 with 15:19 remaining.

The Aggies (10-15, 5-5) then used an 18-3 run to get within five, at 58-53 with 10:54 left. After FAMU pushed the lead back to 10, North Carolina A&T cut the deficit to three, at 63-60, on a tip-in by Waylan Siverand with 7:42 left. Stevens scored five straight points, and Watson made a three-point play to end the threat.

DaMetrius Upchurch and Nic Simpson scored 14 apiece to lead the Aggies, who have lost three straight after a five-game winning streak that began with an 85-82 overtime win over the Rattlers on Jan. 9.

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North Carolina A&T Aggies
A. Powell, F160-51-33001
L. Smith, F161-12-21054
W. Siverand, F92-40-03044
M. Hill, G193-62-23229
A. Witter, G141-20-00022
N. Simpson305-102-413014
J. Underwood272-94-52239
D. Upchurch237-90-361514
J. Louisme194-80-000010
J. Williams152-40-04205
A. Estes122-30-01015
R. Buck00-00-00000
Totals 29-6111-1929102277
Florida A&M Rattlers
Y. Crowder, F333-61-27017
A. Stevens, F317-93-3160419
J. Dean, F260-30-35320
R. Lewis, F237-141-200220
D. Bullard, G321-63-41625
C. Watson254-127-842315
A. Moore167-90-000118
T. Hagood81-10-01342
N. Drayton50-00-00010
M. Teal10-01-20011
Totals 30-6016-2445142187
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Norfolk St.12-417-17242
Morgan St.11-514-16326
Savannah St.10-613-16279
Md.-E. Shore9-714-20278
S.C. State7-911-20302
Delaware St.7-910-22332
Coppin St.7-98-24336
Florida A&M5-117-23349
N.C. A&T1-153-29350
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