Florida A&M vs Savannah State

Savannah St. 57, Florida A&,M 55


SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Preston Blackman hit a go-ahead jumper with 28 seconds remaining and Savannah State won a seesaw showdown with Florida A&M 57-55 Saturday night.

The Tigers (9-9, 3-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) trailed 47-39 with 11 minutes left, but led 53-49 after Rashad Hassan's free throws with 3:35 left.

The Rattlers' Reggie Lewis hit two free throws and Jamie Adams added a layup to square the score 53-53, then the Tigers' Arnold Louis hit a layup for a 55-53 advantage with 2:22 left.

Trey Kellum tied it 55-55 with a layup with 44 seconds left, and then Blackman drained his jumper for the decisive, two-point edge.

Lewis missed a 3-pointer with 2 seconds remaining.

Blackman paced the Tigers with 14 points and four assists. Louis added 11 points and eight rebounds and Hassan had 10 points and seven boards.

Adams led Florida A&M (4-14, 1-3) with 18 points.

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Florida A&M Rattlers
T. Kellum, F262-62-22026
J. Bradshaw, F233-71-23617
M. Teal, F233-60-03056
J. Adams, G376-102-212118
R. Lewis, G345-102-220313
M. Abdul-Aleem201-32-26114
O. Odi170-01-23021
W. Davis140-00-01010
D. Bullard60-30-00110
Totals 20-4510-1225101755
Savannah State Tigers
R. Hassan, F273-104-772010
C. Spears, F74-40-02028
C. Smith, G331-41-25003
P. Blackman, G326-152-224014
K. White, G160-20-03040
A. Louis235-101-482211
R. Burger191-30-01003
J. Smith180-10-27120
M. Hutchins100-10-01020
P. Hendley93-51-20008
S. Wilson60-00-01110
Totals 23-559-1939101357
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