SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Deven Williams scored 20 points as Savannah State held on to defeat Florida A&M 79-68 Monday night.
Savannah State held a 45-33 halftime lead, but the Rattlers tied the game at 51 at the 12:18 mark following three free throws by Jamie Adams. Savanah State increased its lead to 60-55, but Adams made two more free throws to close within three with 6:49 remaining. The Tigers answered with Smith making a layup, Williams hitting a jumper and Khiry White a layup to push the lead to 68-59.
White House officials said Tuesday that the Villanova men's basketball team will visit with President Barack Obama next week.
Kendrick Nunn, who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic battery last week, has been dismissed from the Illinois basketball team.
Delaware has hired Notre Dame assistant Martin Ingelsby as its next men's basketball head coach, sources told ESPN's Jeff Borzello.
|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|