Scores

Final

Florida A&M 78

(7-11, 3-2 MEAC)

S Carolina St 72

(5-12, 1-3 MEAC)

6:20 PM ET, January 18, 2014

Smith-Hammond-Middleton Center, Orangeburg, South Carolina

1 2 T
FAMU 36 4278
SCST 31 4172

Top Performers

Florida A&M: J. Adams 27 Pts, 4 Reb, 6 Ast, 4 Stl

South Carolina State: M. Hezekiah 26 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 5 Blk

Florida A&M holds off SC State 78-72

Associated Press

ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Jamie Adams scored 27 points Saturday night and Florida A&M held off a second-half surge by South Carolina State to win 78-72.

Trey Kellum added 13 points and Jamari Bradshaw, Reggie Lewis each scored 12 for Florida A&M (7-11, 3-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). The Rattlers outshot the Bulldogs (5-12, 1-3) from the field 45.2 percent to 40.7 percent. Adams had four steals.

Florida A&M led 36-31 at halftime and pulled ahead to lead 72-65 with 2:28 to play in the second half when the Bulldogs surged to come within six points.

The Bulldogs were hurt by 21 turnovers and were outshot from beyond the arc 38.9 percent (7 of 18) to 29.4 percent (5 of 17).

Matthew Hezekiah led the Bulldogs with 26 points and five blocks, Adama Adams scored 18, including 3 of 6 3-pointers, and Jalen White added 10 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FAMU
SCST
Points 78 72
FG Made-Attempted 28-62 (.452) 24-59 (.407)
3P Made-Attempted 7-18 (.389) 5-17 (.294)
FT Made-Attempted 15-22 (.682) 19-24 (.792)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 18, 2014 FAMU 78, @SCST 72Recap
Feb 1, 2014 SCST 63, @FAMU 59Recap