Florida A&M beats Maryland-Eastern Shore 78-62

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TALLAHASEE, Fla. (AP)—Lamar Twitty scored 18 points to lift Florida A&M to a 78-62 victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Saturday night.

Dale Hughes added 15 points for the Rattlers (7-18, 5-8 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who snapped an eight-game losing streak that began with a loss to the Hawks on Jan. 24.

Maryland-Eastern Shore (7-19, 3-10) has lost seven of its past eight games.

Florida A&M was 8 of 20 from the 3-point line (40 percent), with Hughes hitting three 3-pointers. The Rattlers also went 28-for-46 from the field (60.9 percent).

The Rattlers opened the second half on a 16-6 run to build a 51-32 lead with 14:14 left.

Byron Taylor added 11 points and Larry Jackson had nine rebounds for Florida A&M.

Neal Pitt scored 12 points and Aleksandar Popovic had 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Hawks.

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