FAMU tops Morgan State 63-58
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP)—Brandon Bryant scored 16 points and Florida A&M hit 5 of 6 free-throws in the final 30 seconds to beat Morgan State 63-58 on Saturday.
The Rattlers (5-10, 3-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who won their third straight game, are in a four-way tie atop the conference standings with Morgan State (8-9, 3-1), Bethune-Cookman and Hampton.
Reggie Holmes’ 3-pointer with 17.5 seconds would cut the Bears’ deficit to one. But Larry Jackson and Brandon Bryant each hit two free-throws for the Rattlers in the final 17 seconds and Morgan State’s Jermaine Bolden missed a 3-pointer.
Bryant led Florida A&M with 16 points, while Yannick Crowder added 10.
Holmes led Morgan State with 16 points, with Bolden adding 11.