Scores

Final

Florida A&M 71

(12-15, 8-7 MEAC)

Howard 89

(3-20, 2-12 MEAC)

    4:00 PM ET, February 20, 2006

    Burr Arena, Washington, District of Columbia

    1 2 T
    FAMU 40 3171
    HOW 53 3689

    Top Performers

    Florida A&M: T. Tate 24 Pts, 1 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Howard: E. Myatt 22 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

    Howard 89, Florida A&M 71

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Eugene Myatt scored 22 points and Howard broke a 14-game losing streak with an 89-71 victory over Florida A&M on Monday.

    Myatt hit 11 of 18 field goals for the Bison (3-20, 2-12 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who shot 53 percent for the game and went 10-for-22 from 3-point range. Darek Mitchell added 19, going 5-for-8 on 3-pointers.

    Tony Tate scored 24 points on 9 of 19 shooting, including 4 of 9 from beyond the arc for the Rattlers (12-15, 8-7).

    Howard used 65 percent shooting in the first half to roll up a 53-40 halftime lead, then put the game away by holding the Rattlers to 39 percent shooting in the second half, including 1-for-7 from 3-point range. ^

    Copyright by STATS LLC and The Associated Press

    SPONSORED HEADLINES

    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FAMU
    HOW
    Points 71 89
    FG Made-Attempted 24-54 (.444) 32-60 (.533)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 10-22 (.455)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-31 (.581) 15-17 (.882)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 20

    2005-06 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 23, 2006 @FAMU 66, HOW 65Recap
    » Feb 20, 2006 @HOW 89, FAMU 71Recap