Scores

Final

Morgan State 58

(8-9, 3-1 MEAC)

Florida A&M 63

(5-10, 3-1 MEAC)

7:00 PM ET, January 17, 2009

1 2 T
MORG 26 3258
FAMU 27 3663

Top Performers

Morgan State: R. Holmes 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

Florida A&M: B. Bryant 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Florida A&,M 63, Morgan St. 58

Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Brandon Bryant scored 16 points and Florida A&M hit 5 of 6 free-throws in the final 30 seconds to beat Morgan State 63-58 on Saturday.

The Rattlers (5-10, 3-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who won their third straight game, are in a four-way tie atop the conference standings with Morgan State (8-9, 3-1), Bethune-Cookman and Hampton.

Reggie Holmes' 3-pointer with 17.5 seconds would cut the Bears' deficit to one. But Larry Jackson and Brandon Bryant each hit two free-throws for the Rattlers in the final 17 seconds and Morgan State's Jermaine Bolden missed a 3-pointer.

Bryant led Florida A&M with 16 points, while Yannick Crowder added 10.

Holmes led Morgan State with 16 points, with Bolden adding 11.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MORG
FAMU
Points 58 63
FG Made-Attempted 18-50 (.360) 23-43 (.535)
3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 3-8 (.375)
FT Made-Attempted 18-27 (.667) 14-26 (.538)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
Largest Lead 1 5

2008-09 Season

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