Scores

Final 2OT

S Carolina St 72

(5-21, 1-12 MEAC)

Florida A&M 75

(8-19, 5-8 MEAC)

7:30 PM ET, February 25, 2013

Al Lawson Center, Tallahassee, Florida

1 2 OT 2OT T
SCST 30 28 6 872
FAMU 26 32 6 1175

Top Performers

South Carolina State: D. Palmer 22 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

Florida A&M: R. Lewis 21 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

Florida A&,M 75, SC State 72

Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Reggie Lewis scored 21 points to help Florida A&M outlast South Carolina State 75-72 in double overtime Monday night in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference matchup.

Lewis finished 8-of-19 shooting and was the only player in the game to sink a 3-pointer. Muhammad Abdul-Aleem added 17 points for the Rattlers, who have won two straight.

Darryl Palmer led South Carolina State with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Matthew Hezekiah added 17 points, and Khalif Toombs tallied 14 for the Bulldogs.

The Bulldogs outshot Florida A&M 45 percent (27 of 59) to 38 percent (29 of 75) but missed all 15 3-point attempts and committed 18 turnovers. South Carolina State also struggled from the foul line, hitting just 18 of 29 attempts.

Florida A&M made just 4 of 21 3-point attempts -all of which came from Lewis -- but sank 13 of 17 free throws.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SCST
FAMU
Points 72 75
FG Made-Attempted 27-59 (.458) 29-75 (.387)
3P Made-Attempted 0-15 (.000) 4-21 (.190)
FT Made-Attempted 18-29 (.621) 13-17 (.765)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
Largest Lead 6 3

2012-13 Season

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Jan 21, 2013 FAMU 89, @SCST 77Recap
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