Scores

Final

Florida A&M 55

(4-14, 1-3 MEAC)

Savannah State 57

(9-9, 3-1 MEAC)

    6:00 PM ET, January 19, 2013

    Tiger Arena, Savannah, Georgia

    1 2 T
    FAMU 29 2655
    SAV 29 2857

    Top Performers

    Florida A&M: J. Adams 18 Pts, 1 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Savannah State: P. Blackman 14 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast

    Savannah St. 57, Florida A&,M 55

    Associated Press

    SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Preston Blackman hit a go-ahead jumper with 28 seconds remaining and Savannah State won a seesaw showdown with Florida A&M 57-55 Saturday night.

    The Tigers (9-9, 3-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) trailed 47-39 with 11 minutes left, but led 53-49 after Rashad Hassan's free throws with 3:35 left.

    The Rattlers' Reggie Lewis hit two free throws and Jamie Adams added a layup to square the score 53-53, then the Tigers' Arnold Louis hit a layup for a 55-53 advantage with 2:22 left.

    Trey Kellum tied it 55-55 with a layup with 44 seconds left, and then Blackman drained his jumper for the decisive, two-point edge.

    Lewis missed a 3-pointer with 2 seconds remaining.

    Blackman paced the Tigers with 14 points and four assists. Louis added 11 points and eight rebounds and Hassan had 10 points and seven boards.

    Adams led Florida A&M (4-14, 1-3) with 18 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FAMU
    SAV
    Points 55 57
    FG Made-Attempted 20-45 (.444) 23-55 (.418)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 2-9 (.222)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-12 (.833) 9-19 (.474)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 4

    2012-13 Season

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