Scores

Final

MD-E Shore 54

(1-14, 1-3 MEAC)

Florida A&M 55

(6-14, 3-3 MEAC)

    6:00 PM ET, January 26, 2013

    Al Lawson Center, Tallahassee, Florida

    1 2 T
    UMES 25 2954
    FAMU 28 2755

    Top Performers

    Maryland-Eastern Shore: K. Mays 20 Pts, 13 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Florida A&M: J. Adams 18 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Florida A&,M 55, Md.-Eastern Shore 54

    Associated Press

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Jamie Adams scored 18 points as Florida A&M held off Maryland-Eastern Shore 55-54 Saturday night in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference action.

    The Rattlers (6-14, 3-3), who have won two in a row after an eight-game skid, led 55-49 with 3:29 left after an Adams' 3-pointer. The Hawks then scored five unanswered points, capped by Ishaq Pitt's jumper with 51 seconds remaining. After Florida A&M's Muhammad Abdul-Aleem turned the ball over, Kevin Mays missed the potential game-winning jumper with 5 seconds to go.

    The Rattlers pulled away early in the second half following seven ties. Knotted at 32-32, Florida A&M rattled off eight straight points and led by as many as 10 after the break before the Hawks closed the gap.

    Maryland-Eastern Shore (1-14, 1-3), coming off its first win of the season, 58-53 over Delaware State, was led by Mays with 20 points and 13 rebounds. Troy Snyder added 15 boards.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UMES
    FAMU
    Points 54 55
    FG Made-Attempted 17-59 (.288) 19-55 (.345)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-10 (.200) 5-19 (.263)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-31 (.581) 12-24 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 9

    2012-13 Season

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