Florida A&M vs Hampton

Hampton 77, Florida A&,M 68


HAMPTON, Va. (AP) - Ramon Mercado scored 18 points and three others scored in double figures to help Hampton rally and beat Florida A&M 77-68 Saturday, snapping the Rattlers two-game winning streak.

Dwight Meikle and Deron Powers scored 16 points apiece and Du'Vaughn Maxwell added 12 for the Pirates.

Markee Teal paced Florida A&M (8-20, 5-8 Mid-Eastern Athletic Association) with 22 points and 11 rebounds. The Rattlers leading scorer Jamie Adams was held to 3-of-13 shooting but still managed 20 points behind 14-of-17 free throw shooting.

Florida A&M opened on a 15-7 run, but Mercado hit three 3-pointers over the next 8 minutes as Hampton (13-15, 10-4) went on top 23-21. The Rattlers hit a free throw to cut it back to one but Aaron Austin made a layup, Wesley Dunning converted a 3-pointer and Meikle hit two free throws to send Hampton into the break up for good, 30-23.

Florida A&M committed 18 turnovers.

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Florida A&M Rattlers
M. Teal, F298-146-7110322
J. Bradshaw, F171-40-05033
J. Adams, G373-1314-1711120
R. Lewis, G303-80-00317
T. Kellum, G100-10-02120
W. Davis262-70-19144
D. Bullard243-60-13127
M. Abdul-Aleem141-70-02102
O. Odi130-23-44023
Totals 21-6223-304481868
Hampton Pirates
E. Okoroba, F240-71-27031
D. Maxwell, F224-84-460512
D. Powers, G343-139-1144316
A. Austin, G312-80-05215
K. Brown, G241-51-23433
R. Mercado317-140-062018
D. Meikle185-66-661216
W. Dunning162-20-03146
D. Adams00-00-00000
M. Jackson00-00-00010
R. Price00-00-00010
Totals 24-6321-2541142377
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