NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Jermaine Marrow had 15 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists to help top-seeded Hampton beat No. 9 seed Florida A&M 75-71 on Wednesday night in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal.
Hampton (19-14) moves on to a Friday semifinal and will face the winner of Thursday's North Carolina A&T-Norfolk State game.
Florida A&M beats Howard 88-78 in MEAC first round
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Elijah Mayes had 27 points and six assists to lead Florida A&M to an 88-78 victory over Howard on Tuesday in the first round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament.
The ninth-seeded Rattlers (9-24) will face top-seed Hampton (17-14) in a Wednesday quarterfinal.
Mayes was 8 of 13 from the field with four 3-pointers, Marcus Barham added 20 points, Desmond Williams 17 and Justin Ravenel chipped in with 14.
Mayes, Williams help Florida A&M beat South Carolina State
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Elijah Mayes scored a career-high 25 points, Desmond Williams added 24 points and a career-high 15 rebounds and Florida A&M beat South Carolina State 76-74 on Monday night.
Mayes was 9-of-15 shooting while Williams made 6 of 11 from the field and hit all 12 of his free-throw attempts. Marcus Barham added 20 points for FAMU (8-23, 7-8 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).
Florida A&M knocks NC A&T out of 1st, into 3rd in MEAC 83-77
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Desmond Williams and Marcus Barham each scored 22 points and Florida A&M pulled away late to beat North Carolina A&T in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference contest Saturday night.
Florida A&M holds of Delaware State 66-63
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Justin Ravenel scored 20 points with four 3-pointers, including a go-ahead 3 with 40 seconds left, and Florida A&M held off Delaware State 66-63 on Saturday, handing the Hornets their 21st straight loss.
Morgan State dominates Florida A&M 74-48
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Tiwian Kendley scored 24 points and Morgan State held Florida A&M to 18 first-half points on its way to a 74-48 win on Monday night.
David Syfax added 17 points and 10 rebounds and Stanley Davis scored 13 for the Bears (10-15, 6-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who led 38-18 at halftime and had their largest lead at 67-40.
It was Morgan State's first road win since a 69-63 victory over Mount St. Mary's on Nov. 27, snapping a 12-game road losing streak.
Florida A&M beats North Carolina Central 65-56
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Desmond Williams scored 16 of his 21 points in the second half and Florida A&M held off North Carolina Central 65-56 on Saturday night.
Williams also grabbed eight rebounds, Marcus Barham added 20 points and Elijah Mayes scored 13 for the Rattlers (5-22, 4-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).
Florida A&M trailed 46-42 in the second half but rallied with a 19-3 run to lead 61-49 with 2:37 left.
UMES ends 7-game skid, beats Florida A&M 62-61
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — Logan McIntosh scored 13 points Monday night and hit two free throws with 6.4 seconds left to help Maryland-Eastern Shore end a seven-game skid 62-61 over Florida A&M.
Ahmad Frost led the Hawks (6-19, 2-8 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) with 19 points and Miryne Thomas had 16 points and 11 rebounds.
UMES trailed 57-52 before Frost hit a 3-pointer with 3:10 left that sparked a 10-4 run to close the game. McIntosh's 3-point play with two minutes to go made it 58-57.
Cole scores 24 points, Howard beats Florida A&M 83-80 in OT
WASHINGTON (AP) — RJ Cole scored 24 points with five rebounds and eight assists and Howard beat Florida A&M 83-80 in overtime on Saturday.
The Bison (7-17, 4-4 MEAC) led all of overtime and a Dalique Mingo layup and two free throws by Charles Williams helped them take an 80-74 edge. FAMU's Desmond Williams cut it to 82-80 from the line with 29 seconds to go but Justin Ravenel missed a 3-pointer in the final seconds.
Thomas proves clutch, leads Norfolk St. past FAMU 80-71
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Nic Thomas scored 20 points and made all 12 of his foul shots — 10 in the final 2:15 — and Norfolk State beat Florida A&M 80-71 on Monday night.
Barham scores 24, Florida A&M beats Hampton 75-71
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Marcus Barham scored 22 of his 24 points in the second half, and Desmond Williams finished with 19 points, to help Florida A&M beat Hampton 75-71 on Saturday.
Ravenel hits 8 3s, Florida A&M tops Delaware St 94-89 in 2OT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Justin Ravenel made eight 3-pointers and scored a career-high 30 points, Marcus Barham scored 11 of his 24 points in the two overtime sessions and Florida A&M beat Delaware State 94-89 on Monday night.
Bethune-Cookman now 4-0 in MEAC, tops Florida A&M 99-81
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Shawntrez Davis and Brandon Tabb combined to score 42 points as Bethune-Cookman won its fourth straight game, downing Florida A&M 99-81 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference battle Saturday afternoon.
The Wildcats remain undefeated in conference play and started the wire-to-wire win on an 11-0 run in the first three minutes. Bethune-Cookman built a 25-point lead barely five minutes into the second half.
Kendley, Carr score 67; Morgan State tops Florida A&M, 87-68
BALTIMORE (AP) — Tiwian Kendley and Phillip Carr combined to score 67 of Morgan State's 87 points as the Bears beat Florida A&M, 87-68 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference battle on Saturday afternoon.
The victory is Morgan State's 35th in the 59-game history of the series.
Carr hit a free throw, a layup, a 3-pointer and a dunk as the Bears (6-9, 2-0) opened up a 20-5 lead over the first seven minutes of the game. Kendley hit a pair of 3s to help fuel the start.
Florida A&M weathers a winter storm to beat Howard 84-76
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Desmond Williams and Elijah Mayes combined to score 47 points and Florida A&M held off Howard, 84-76 to win the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener for both schools Wednesday night.
A winter storm forced the closure of the Tallahassee campus and icy conditions and light snow hampered travel in the area, but the scheduled doubleheader with men's and women's games went off as scheduled.
Fordham beats Florida A&M 79-69 behind Evans, Tavares
NEW YORK (AP) — Tre Evans scored 20 points with three 3-pointers and four assists, Will Tavares added 19 points with seven rebounds, and Fordham never trailed in beating Florida A&M 79-69 on Thursday night for the Rattlers' tenth straight loss.
Murray State beats Florida A&M 80-59
MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Shaq Buchanan scored 21, Terrell Miller Jr. added 17 and Murray State beat Florida A&M 80-59 on Saturday night.
Ja Morant added 12 points and nine assists for the Racers (5-1), who went unchallenged through the second half in winning their fourth straight.
Ward, Miller lead North Dakota St. past Florida A&M, 80-66
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Tyson Ward had 17 points, seven rebounds and four assists, Paul Miller added 16 points, seven boards and six assists, and North Dakota State beat Florida A&M 80-66 on Wednesday night.
AJ Jacobson hit three 3-pointers and finished with 13 points, while Deng Geu and Rocky Kreuser scored 10 points apiece for North Dakota State (2-2).
Core, Barham lead FAMU in 77-59 win
TALLAHASSE, Fla. (AP) — Nasir Core scored 14 points, Marcus Barham added 12 and Florida A&M beat Div. II Albany State (GA) 77-59 on Monday night for its first win of the season.
Isiah Martin grabbed seven rebounds, and Core, Nick Severado and Brendon Myles had four boards apiece for the Rattlers (1-4), who shot 50 percent from the floor in the second half (13 of 26) against their former Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference rivals.
20-4 run helps lift Mississippi State over Florida A&M
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State used a balanced scoring attack Saturday and a 20-4 run to open the second half en route to a 79-48 win over Florida A&M.
Nick Weatherspoon, Quinndary Weatherspoon, Lamar Peters and Abdul Ado all had 12 points to lead Mississippi State (2-0). Tyson Carter added 10 points.
Ado added eight rebounds and three blocks in his first collegiate action after redshirting last season.
Grand Canyon beats Florida A&M 67-51
PHOENIX (AP) — Fiifi Aidoo and Joshua Braun had 11 points each on Friday night and Grand Canyon built a big lead early to beat Florida A&M 67-51 in the season opener for both teams.
The Antelopes pulled away late in the first half, going on a 13-0 run while keeping the Rattlers scoreless for nearly six minutes to lead 31-14 on Keonta Vernon's layup with 2:59 left in the period. Vernon finished with eight points and nine boards.
South Carolina State handles Florida A&M 75-64
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Eric Eaves scored 22 points, Greg Mortimer pumped in 20 more and South Carolina State pulled away from Florida A&M for a 75-64 win Saturday.
Tashombe Riley got 15 points for South Carolina State (10-18, 7-8 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), which took an 18-7 advantage over Florida A&M at the free throw line. Eaves was 10 for 13 from the line and Mortimer was 8 of 11.
Hampton holds off Florida A&M for 76-69 win
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jermaine Marrow scored a career-high 31 points and Hampton held off Florida A&M for a 76-69 win Monday night.
Lysander Bracey added 11 points and Lawrence Cooks grabbed eight rebounds for Hampton (12-14, 9-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), which never trailed but had to hold off the Rattlers in the second half.
Cole helps NC Central beat Florida A&M for 10th straight win
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Patrick Cole had 22 points, seven assists and six rebounds, Dajuan Graf scored 16 with four assists and North Carolina Central beat Florida A&M 78-73 on Monday night.
Del'vin Dickerson added 15 points on 6-of-10 shooting and Kyle Benton finished with eight points and 10 rebounds for NCCU, which has won 10 in a row for the first time since 2014-15.
Florida A&M holds off North Carolina A&T 83-77
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Marcus Barham scored 22 points, tying his career high, and Justin Ravenel added 17 to lift Florida A&M to an 83-77 win over North Carolina A&T on Saturday.
Desmond Williams had 13 points and Derrick Dandridge 12 for the Rattlers, who clinched the game at the free-throw line, hitting 25 of 27 to the Aggies' 11 for 17.
Williams, Barham combine for 37 points, FAMU beats Howard
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Desmond Williams had 20 points, seven rebounds and four assists, Marcus Barham scored 17 and Florida A&M beat Howard 71-62 on Saturday night.
Justin Ravenel made 4 of 6 from the field, including three 3-pointers, and finished with 13 points for FAMU (6-16, 4-5 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).
Bethune-Cookman snaps 7 game skid in win over Florida A&M
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Tabb scored 29 points with seven rebounds and Bethune-Cookman held off Florida A&M 82-76 down the stretch to earn its first MEAC victory of the season on Monday night.
The win also snaps a season-long seven game losing streak and gives the Wildcats their first road win of the year.
McClanahan, Manassa lead Savannah St past Florida A&M 93-88
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Dexter McClanahan scored 21 points, Troyce Manassa added 20 and Savannah State defeated Florida A&M 93-88 on Saturday night.
Joshua Floyd added 17 points and Austin Dasent 14 for the Tigers (5-12, 2-2 Mid-Eastern Atlantic), giving coach Horace Broadnax his 148th win to tie Russell Ellington as the all-time winningest coach in recorded Savannah State history, which goes back to 1961.
Morgan State fends off FAMU 62-59, remains unbeaten in MEAC
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Thomas matched a career-high with 19 points and Morgan State defeated Florida A&M 62-59 on Tuesday to remain undefeated in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
Morgan State (6-10, 3-0) last started MEAC play 3-0 in the 2013-14 season. The Bears ended the first half on a 22-12 run to lead by 11 and never trailed after that. Phillip Carr scored 16 points with 10 rebounds for the Bears.
Dandridge’s late layup lifts Florida A&M over Coppin State
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Derrick Dandridge made a layup with 0.4 seconds left and Florida A&M beat Coppin State 54-53 on Saturday night.
Marcus Barham scored 18 points and made five 3-pointers to lead Florida A&M (4-11, 2-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), which has won consecutive games since snapping a ten-game skid. Desmond Williams added 13 points on 5-of-8 shooting. Dandridge added seven points and grabbed a game-high eight rebounds. The Rattlers outrebounded Coppin State 40-31.
FAMU holds off Howard 78-66 behind Barham’s 21 points
WASHINGTON (AP) — Marcus Barham scored 21 points with five 3-pointers, Derrick Dandridge added 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Florida A&M held off Howard 78-66 on Wednesday night in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener.
Elijah Mays and Justin Ravenel scored 13 apiece for the Rattlers (3-11), who ended a 10-game skid.
Plagued by injuries, Howard (3-12) saw the return of preseason Player of the Year James Daniel and team-leading scorer James Miller.
Chambers hits 6 3s, scores 20; Samford beats Florida A&M
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Triston Chambers had 20 points, including six 3-pointers, and Samford cruised to an 83-63 win over Florida A&M on Thursday night.
Chambers hit 7 of 10 from the field and made 6-of-9 3s. Justin Hopkins and Josh Sharkey scored 12 points apiece. Sharkey added eight assists while Christen Cunningham had 12.
Fernandez with final score, Jacksonville edges FAMU 75-72
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Darien Fernandez sank a 3-pointer with three seconds left to give Jacksonville a 75-72 win over Florida A&M on Saturday.
Fernandez, who finished with 16 points, drained a deep 3-pointer then stole the ball as time expired. Jacksonville trailed through much of the game but rallied late in the second half.
Hayes scores 29 points, SE Louisiana routs Florida A&M
HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Davon Hayes scored 29 points and drilled seven 3-pointers and Southeastern Louisiana routed Florida A&M 108-69 on Monday night.
Moses Greenwood hit 10 of his 12 shots for 23 points and Eddy Polanco added 13 for the Lions (6-4), who are 5-0 at home this season and topped the 100-point barrier for the first time since January 2015.
Southeastern Louisiana hit 14 3-pointers and shot 58 percent overall.
Big 2nd half lifts Ga Southern past Florida A&M 83-72
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Ike Smith scored 20 of his 25 points in the second half, Mike Hughes had 15 of his 19 and Georgia Southern defeated Florida A&M 83-72 at the Savannah Invitational on Friday.
Jake Allsmiller had six 3-pointers for 18 points, 15 in the first half, to keep the Eagles (3-3) in the game. Georgia Southern made seven 3s but was just 10 of 33 overall and trailed 33-32 at halftime.
Barkley scores 21, East Carolina beats Florida A&M 82-62
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Kentrell Barkley scored 11 of his 21 points in the first half to help East Carolina pull away early and beat Florida A&M 82-62 in Monday night's second round game of the Savannah Invitational.
With the win, coach Jeff Lebo surpasses Tom Quinn's 102 victories, making him East Carolina's winningest coach since the program's start in the Division I era in 1965.
Florida A&M beats Johnson University 100-91
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Desmond Williams and Marcus Barham scored 17 points apiece and Florida A&M beat Johnson University 100-91 on Thursday night.
Florida A&M has scored 194 total points in its past two games — both wins — and topped 100 points for the first time since the season opener last season against Johnson.
Florida A&M beats Trinity Baptist 94-62.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Craig Bowman made three 3-pointers and scored 16 points, Desmond Williams had 14 points and eight rebounds, and Florida A&M beat Trinity Baptist 94-62 on Tuesday night.
Marcus Barham added 11 points for Florida A&M (1-1), and Leon Williams and Justin Ravenel scored 10 points apiece. The Rattlers made 54 percent of their field goals, including 8 of 23 from 3-point range.