Courtesy Florida A&M Athletics :
66 Florida A&M 9-11,7-2 SWAC
65Alabama St. 6-16,4-5 SWAC
Florida A&M men’s basketball swept Alabama after beating Alabama State 66-65 to win their seventh straight game. Tonight’s win gives the Rattlers their longest win streak since the 88-89 season.
he Rattlers opened the game on a 17-4 run to take a 13-point lead, then the Hornets went on a 7-2 run to make it an eight-point game. The Rattlers then went on a 15-9 run to give themselves a 34-20 lead, the Rattlers’ largest lead of the game. The Rattlers went into the half with a 39-27 lead. The Rattlers had a 42-31 lead with 17:22 remaining before the Hornets went on a 36-22 run to take their first lead of the game 65-64 with 2:31 remaining. Bryce Moragne made two free throws with 21 seconds left to take a 66-65 lead and grabbed the game’s final rebound after the Hornets missed the potential game-winning shot.
Bryce Moragne had his first double-double of the season and fifth of his career.
Points – 17, MJ Randolph
Rebounds – 10, 2 Tied
Assists – 4, Kamron Reaves
Steals – 1, 2 Tied
Blocks – 1, 3 Tied
The Rattlers host Texas Southern Saturday, February 5th, televised on NBA TV.