Halftime Report

Only one more half stands between Alcorn State and the win they were favored to collect coming into this evening. They have jumped out to a quick 43-35 lead against Florida A&M.

Alcorn State entered the match having won three straight and they're just one half away from another. Will they make it four, or will Florida A&M step up and spoil it? We'll know soon.

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Florida A&M Rattlers @ Alcorn State Braves

Current Records: Florida A&M 4-19, Alcorn State 8-17

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We've got another exciting SWAC matchup on schedule as the Florida A&M Rattlers and the Alcorn State Braves are set to tip at 8:30 p.m. ET on February 19th at David L. Whitney Complex. Florida A&M is staggering into the matchup hobbled by five consecutive losses, while the Braves will skip in buoyed by three consecutive wins.

Florida A&M lost a heartbreaker when they last took the court, but unfortunately for them the loss they were handed on on Saturday was a bit more commanding. Their painful 77-55 loss to the Tigers might stick with them for a while. Florida A&M found out winning isn't easy when your three-point shooting is a whole 25.6% worse than the opposition.

Meanwhile, the Braves strolled past the Wildcats with points to spare on Saturday, taking the game 69-54.

The Rattlers have traveled a rocky road recently having lost 14 of their last 16 matches, which put a noticeable dent in their 4-19 record this season. As for the Braves, they have been performing well recently as they've won six of their last eight matches, which provided a massive bump to their 8-17 record this season.

Florida A&M will be fighting an uphill battle on Monday as the experts have pegged them as the 9.5-point underdog. This contest will be their eighth straight as the underdogs (so far over this stretch they are 2-5 against the spread).

Florida A&M came up short against the Braves in their previous matchup back in January, falling 76-67. Can Florida A&M avenge their defeat or is history doomed to repeat itself? We'll find out soon enough.


Alcorn State is a big 9.5-point favorite against Florida A&M, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 9.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

The over/under is 138.5 points.

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Series History

Alcorn State has won 4 out of their last 6 games against Florida A&M.

  • Jan 27, 2024 - Alcorn State 76 vs. Florida A&M 67
  • Feb 13, 2023 - Alcorn State 67 vs. Florida A&M 64
  • Jan 21, 2023 - Alcorn State 57 vs. Florida A&M 47
  • Feb 14, 2022 - Alcorn State 68 vs. Florida A&M 56
  • Jan 22, 2022 - Florida A&M 70 vs. Alcorn State 68
  • Nov 28, 2015 - Florida A&M 73 vs. Alcorn State 71