Florida A&,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
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
Riley finished with 15 points and Adam Walker – who had 14
rebounds – Paul Kirkpatrick and Curtis White added 10 points each