South Carolina State vs Florida A&M

Florida A&,M 75, SC State 72

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Reggie Lewis scored 21 points to help Florida A&M outlast South Carolina State 75-72 in double overtime Monday night in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference matchup.

Lewis finished 8-of-19 shooting and was the only player in the game to sink a 3-pointer. Muhammad Abdul-Aleem added 17 points for the Rattlers, who have won two straight.

Darryl Palmer led South Carolina State with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Matthew Hezekiah added 17 points, and Khalif Toombs tallied 14 for the Bulldogs.

The Bulldogs outshot Florida A&M 45 percent (27 of 59) to 38 percent (29 of 75) but missed all 15 3-point attempts and committed 18 turnovers. South Carolina State also struggled from the foul line, hitting just 18 of 29 attempts.

Florida A&M made just 4 of 21 3-point attempts -all of which came from Lewis - but sank 13 of 17 free throws.

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South Carolina State Bulldogs
M. Hezekiah, F447-123-582217
D. Palmer, F429-164-7101122
K. Toombs, G465-144-654314
D. Joint, G393-63-76249
S. Mitchell, G390-34-42514
A. Adams171-30-01312
L. Radovic132-50-04014
P. Myers80-00-01000
P. Henry20-00-00000
Totals 27-5918-2945171372
 45.8%62.1% 
Florida A&M Rattlers
T. Kellum, F414-70-07148
M. Teal, F222-41-23055
J. Bradshaw, F152-80-02004
R. Lewis, G438-191-223021
J. Adams, G362-124-53438
M. Abdul-Aleem336-145-642317
D. Bullard221-40-07302
W. Davis204-60-05028
O. Odi180-12-22042
C. Eneh00-00-00000
Totals 29-7513-1739132175
 38.7%76.5% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Hampton13-321-11154
S.C. State12-419-15205
Norfolk St.12-417-17220
Beth.-Cook.10-614-18288
Savannah St.9-716-16277
N.C. Central7-913-19311
Md.-E. Shore7-910-22307
N.C. A&T7-910-22340
Howard6-1012-20328
Coppin St.6-109-22326
Morgan St.6-109-22327
Delaware St.5-117-25345
Florida A&M4-128-21349
 
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