Scores

Final OT

S Carolina St 63

(8-13, 4-4 MEAC)

Florida A&M 59

(7-14, 3-5 MEAC)

6:15 PM ET, February 1, 2014

Al Lawson Center, Tallahassee, Florida

1 2 OT T
SCST 31 22 1063
FAMU 23 30 659

Top Performers

South Carolina State: J. Smith 16 Pts, 3 Reb

Florida A&M: R. Lewis 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Stl

South Carolina State beats Florida A&M 63-59 in OT

Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Jordan Smith scored 16 points and hit two key 3-pointers late in the game as South Carolina State defeated Florida A&M 63-59 in overtime Saturday.

Smith hit a 3-pointer with 15 seconds to play in regulation to tie the game at 53. Reggie Lewis missed a potential game-winning 3-pointer for Florida A&M to send the game into overtime.

After Darryl Palmer scored for South Carolina State, Lewis answered with a trey to give the Rattlers a one-point lead, 56-55 with 4:10 to play in overtime. Jalen White scored back-to back layups, and Smith hit a 3-pointer with 30 seconds left to cap the scoring for South Carolina State (8-13, 4-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).

Devin Joint grabbed 10 rebounds for the Bulldogs, who have won three of their last four games.

Lewis scored 20 points on 6-of-17 shooting to lead Florida A&M (7-14, 3-5), which has lost three straight.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SCST
FAMU
Points 63 59
FG Made-Attempted 22-55 (.400) 23-69 (.333)
3P Made-Attempted 5-16 (.313) 6-22 (.273)
FT Made-Attempted 14-20 (.700) 7-12 (.583)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 15 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Jan 18, 2014 FAMU 78, @SCST 72Recap
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