Florida A&amp,M 72, Howard 67

BY foxsports • February 20, 2010

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.

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