Florida A&amp,M 72, Howard 67

Rasheem Jenkins scored 15 points to lead Florida A&M to a

72-67 overtime victory over Howard on Saturday night.

Brandon Bryant added 14 points for the Rattlers (7-19, 4-9

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who led 32-24 at halftime, but

couldn’t stop Howard after the break. The Bison shot 56.5 percent

from the floor (13-for-23) in the second half to force

overtime.

The Rattlers outscored Howard 13-8 in the overtime, building a

66-60 lead on Jenkins’ 3-pointer with 44 seconds left.

Howard (7-21, 6-7) cut the lead to 69-67 on Kyle Riley’s layup

with 14 seconds left, but Larry Jackson hit a free throw and Chris

Walker added two more to seal the victory.

Yannick Crowder scored 12 points and had seven rebounds for

Florida A&M.

Riley finished with 15 points and Adam Walker – who had 14

rebounds – Paul Kirkpatrick and Curtis White added 10 points each

for Howard.