Savannah State vs Florida A&M

Savannah St. 67, Florida A&,M 65


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Preston Blackman had a game-high 20 points and Rashad Hassan added a double-double, 13 points and 11 rebounds, as Savannah State withstood a second-half rally to beat Florida A&M 67-65 Thursday night.

Savannah State (14-10, 8-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) won its fifth straight road game and Coach Horace Broadnax picked up his 100th career victory as the Tigers' head coach.

Down 52-34 with 13:30 remaining, Florida A&M (6-19, 3-8) went on a 28-13 run and cut its deficit to 65-62 on Reggie Lewis' jumper with 19 seconds remaining.

After Hassan's free throw pushed the Tigers' lead to 66-62 with 17 seconds left, Muhammad Abdul-Aleem converted from behind the arc for the Rattlers to make it 66-65 with 12 seconds remaining.

After Khiry White's free throw with 5 seconds left made it 67-65, Florida A&M missed its final desperation shot.

Jamie Adams led the Rattlers with 18 points.

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Savannah State Tigers
A. Louis, F181-34-68026
C. Spears, F70-00-01010
P. Blackman, G277-102-312020
C. Smith, G271-21-23423
K. White, G261-31-24123
R. Hassan295-113-4111213
J. Smith253-52-62038
D. Williams183-70-01118
R. Burger120-10-01110
P. Hendley60-20-00000
M. Hutchins30-13-30003
S. Wilson21-10-00003
Totals 22-4616-2633101467
Florida A&M Rattlers
M. Teal, F335-100-0111410
T. Kellum, F242-62-41346
J. Adams, G346-116-814318
R. Lewis, G274-90-041210
J. Bradshaw, G110-40-00120
D. Bullard313-51-13317
M. Abdul-Aleem174-100-06009
O. Odi130-01-21021
W. Davis102-20-24024
Totals 26-5710-1735132065
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Savannah St.5-119-22331
Morgan St.5-117-24337
Florida A&M2-142-27350
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