TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Darnell Porter scored 22 points and South Carolina State beat Florida A&M 77-62 on Monday night.
The Bulldogs have won three in a row and four of their past five games.
The Bulldogs led 35-31 at halftime, went on a 13-2 run early in the second half and grabbed a 50-37 advantage with 12:16 to play after a free throw by Arsenio Williams. The lead never dipped below nine points the rest of the way, and the Bulldogs took their biggest lead at 63-47 after a free throw by Porter with 5:58 remaining.
South Carolina State held a 38-27 edge in rebounding and limited the Rattlers to only seven offensive boards.