Florida A&M Men’s Basketball announces 2019-20 schedule

Courtesy FAMU athletics: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Florida A&M University head men’s basketball coach Robert McCullum announced the upcoming 2019-20 schedule, which features two Pac 12 opponents and a team that reached the Sweet 16. Florida A&M will play all 11 non-conference games on the road and will open the 2019-20 season on Nov. 5 against Pac 12 member Southern Cal (USC) in Los Angeles, Calif. The Rattlers leave Los Angeles for Honolulu, Hawai’I as Florida A&M will compete in the Rainbow Classic from Nov. 8-10. FAMU opens Rainbow Classic play against…

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FAMU to face penalties for NCAA infractions

From famuathletics.com : Today, the NCAA released its public infractions report detailing specific infractions by Florida A&M University Athletics and associated penalties: • From 2010-2011 through 2016-2017, a series oferrors resulted in the participation of student-athletes who were not eligible to compete in several sports. However, these ineligibility infractions did not involve unethical behavior but were primarily the result of administrative issues.  •Based upon the findings, FAMU has self-imposed penalties including post-season bans for the 2019-2020 academic year, recruiting and scholarship reductions and the vacation of records of any seasons…

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Tennessee State stays perfect after Tampa Classic win

Although the Tennessee State and Florida A&M have met as recently as 2015, Saturday’s meeting in the inaugural Tampa Classic was a reprisal of their series in a Classic game that last happened in 2010 in the Atlanta Classic. A 6-play, 50-yard TSU first quarter drive proved fruitless, as it ended in fumble on the FAMU 33 yard line. Tennessee State would score on a subsequent possession on a 49-yard Lane Clark field goal to put the Tigers up 3-0. Florida A&M would score to start the second quarter on…

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FAMU kicks off season with win over Texas Southern in inaugural Jake Gaithersburg Classic

FANU used a combination of solid quarterback play from Ryan Stanley and stout defense in a dominating win over Texas Southern in the inagural Jake Gaithersburg classic. Stanley went 19-32 for 217 yards, one touchdown through the air and another on the ground and no interceptions. Stanley's rushing TD got the scoring going and that was followed by 25 yard touchdown scamper by FAMU running back Devin Bowers and the Rattlers would not look back from there. A 36-yard scoring strike from Stanley to Brandon Norwood sealed the deal early…

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