DOVER, Del. -- Jared Grady scored 14 points as Delaware State defeated Florida A&M 64-58 on Monday night.
Frisco Sandidge added 13 points for the Hornets (5-16, 3-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).Delaware State used a 12-4 run to take a 33-25 lead at halftime. But the Rattlers (6-12, 4-3) stayed close, and Joe Ballard's layup tied the game at 51 with 8:32 remaining.The Hornets responded with a 9-1 run to take a 60-53 lead with 2:28 left in the game, and Florida A&M failed to score for the final 1:04.The Rattlers were paced by Dale Hughes, who shot 4-for-9 from 3-point range and finished with 12 points. Larry Jackson chipped in with 10 points and eight rebounds.The Hornets finished the game shooting 52.4 percent from the field (22-for-42).The Rattlers shot 39.2 percent (20-for-51).