Scores

Final

Norfolk State 64

(2-10, 1-1 MEAC)

Florida A&M 76

(5-8, 1-1 MEAC)

7:30 PM ET, January 4, 2006

1 2 T
NORF 35 2964
FAMU 39 3776

Top Performers

Norfolk State: L. Vickers 14 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

Florida A&M: T. Tate 26 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 6 Stl

Florida A&M 76, Norfolk State 64

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Tony Tate scored 26 points, including nine points in a critical stretch of the second half, to lead Florida A&M to a 76-64 win over Norfolk State on Wednesday night.

Florida A&M (5-8, 1-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) took a 61-60 lead on a Glen Elliott layup with 6:59 left in the game after trailing by as much as four earlier in the second half.

After two free throws by Joe Ballard made it 63-60, Tate scored nine points in a 13-4 run over the final 5:22 to secure the win for the Rattlers.

Rome Sanders added 16 and six rebounds points for Florida A&M, which shot 58.1 percent from the field in the game.

Tony Murphy scored 19 points and Larry Vickers added 14 points and six offensive rebounds as the only scorers in double figures for Norfolk State (2-10, 1-1).

The Rattlers capitalized on turnovers, scoring 28 points off 17 Spartans giveaways. Florida A&M also held a 22-6 advantage at the foul line.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NORF
FAMU
Points 64 76
FG Made-Attempted 26-60 (.433) 25-43 (.581)
3P Made-Attempted 6-18 (.333) 4-10 (.400)
FT Made-Attempted 6-9 (.667) 22-33 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 12

2005-06 Season

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