DELAND, Fla. -- Adam Pegg scored 19 points, 10 in the first half, as Stetson blew it open early in an 88-66 rout of Florida A&M Tuesday night in nonconference play.
The Hatters (1-1) led 48-29 at halftime. Pegg, the Hatters' center, shot 8 for 10 from the field, and Stetson had a huge advantage on 3-pointers. The Hatters shot 11 for 24 from beyond the arc with guards Joel Naburgs and Aaron Graham hitting three 3-pointers apiece. Graham finished with 16 points, while Naburgs totaled 11 and Logan Irwin 10.
Florida A&M (0-2) missed its first nine 3-pointers and finished 2 for 14 on treys. The Rattlers did manage to get within 71-56 with 7:30 left, but no closer.
Muhammad Abdul-Aleen scored 20 points for Florida A&M and grabbed five rebounds. Jamie Adams was the only other Rattler in double figures with 13 points.
The family of former Houston Astros owner Roy Hofheinz wants a court to require the University of Houston to keep his name on the school's basketball arena.
Michigan has hired assistant basketball coaches Billy Donlon and Saddi Washington.
Duke and Cincinnati, 2016 NCAA tournament teams, highlight the eight-team field for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|