Alabama State 75, Florida A&M 69
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP)—Malcolm Campbell scored 32 points and Derrick Russell added 15 points to lead Alabama State over Florida A&M 75-69 on Sunday.
Campbell hit 12 of 16 from the field and 5 of 8 free throws for the Hornets (2-3), who hit 26-51 shots as a team. Derrick Russell added 15 points. He and Ralfeal Golden each grabbed 6 rebounds for Alabama State.
The Rattlers (0-6) outrebounded Alabama State 28-27 and led 38-33 at halftime, but let Alabama State hold them to 38.5 percent shooting in the second half.
The Hornets hit 60 percent of the shots in the second half and had 51 percent shooting overall.
Demarcus Wilkins led the Rattlers with 26 points and Terrence Edwards added 23 points. Michael Harper added 11 points for Florida A&M and a game-high seven boards.