Mount St. Mary’s, Md. 70, Florida A&,M 61
Raven Barber scored career-highs with 16 points and 10 rebounds
as Mount St. Mary’s (Md.) defeated Florida A&M 70-61 on
Saturday in its final game in the Global Sports Main Event.
After leading by four at halftime, the Mountaineers (2-3)
stretched their advantage to 17 points with 5:10 remaining, as
Shawn Atupem’s free throws made it 64-47. The Rattlers (2-4)
rallied, but came no closer than nine points the rest of the way.
The Mountaineers held on for their 11th consecutive home victory
and split the four tournament games in the five-team field.
Atupem added 15 points and 7 rebounds for Mount St. Mary’s while
Lamar Trice contributed 14 points and 8 rebounds. Julian Norfleet
also reached double-figures for the Mountaineers with 12
Amin Stephens came off the bench to lead Florida A&M with 14
points. Starter Yannick Crowder had 12 points and 10 rebounds.