TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- 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.
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||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|