SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Preston Blackman hit a go-ahead jumper with 28 seconds remaining and Savannah State won a seesaw showdown with Florida A&M 57-55 Saturday night.
The Tigers (9-9, 3-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) trailed 47-39 with 11 minutes left, but led 53-49 after Rashad Hassan's free throws with 3:35 left.
Trey Kellum tied it 55-55 with a layup with 44 seconds left, and then Blackman drained his jumper for the decisive, two-point edge.
Lewis missed a 3-pointer with 2 seconds remaining.
Blackman paced the Tigers with 14 points and four assists. Louis added 11 points and eight rebounds and Hassan had 10 points and seven boards.
Adams led Florida A&M (4-14, 1-3) with 18 points.
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|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|