Albany State falls to Florida A&M in OT, 70-65

Despite forcing 20 Rattlers turnovers , poor shooting and ball security issues of their own proved to be too much for Albany State to overcome as they were defeated 70-65 in overtime to Florida A&M Monday evening. The Golden Rams got off to a strong start against their D-1 foes, building an 9-point lead at 17-9 on Jamir Moore’s three pointer with 8:01 left in the opening half. Florida A&M came roaring back with a 9-0 run, taking the lead, 18-17 on a Byron Smith jump shot. The Golden Rams…

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FAMU Basketball signs Kjei Parker from Winter Haven High School

Courtesy of Florida A&M Athletics  Florida A&M men’s basketball signed two during the early signing period, one being guard Kjei Parker out of Winter Haven High School. “I’m elated over Kjei’s decision to further his academic and basketball endeavors at FAMU,” said Head Coach Robert McCullum. “I couldn’t be more excited about adding Kjei to our program. In an era where fewer high school players are receiving Division I scholarship offers because of the transfer portal, Kjei is simply too talented to pass on. “We’ve been fortunate to have a couple of…

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Florida A&M defeats Albany State 70-65 in OT

Courtesy of Florida A&M Athletics 65 Albany St. (GA) 0-3,0-0 SIAC 70  Florida A&M 1-4,0-0 SWAC Team 1 2 OT 1 F Albany St. (GA) 24  35  6  65 Florida A&M 21  38  11  70 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Jaylen Bates collected 13 rebounds and Jordan Chatman added 9 more, and the Florida A&M men’s basketball team beat the Albany State (GA) Golden Rams 70-65 at home Monday. Bates and Chatman’s fantastic rebounding performances led the Rattlers (1-4) in the contest. Bates tacked on 10 points and Chatman added 18 points and three steals.…

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Albany State basketball to take on FAMU in exhibition matchup

Monday the Albany State University men’s basketball is taking on Florida A&M in an exhibition game. The Golden Rams have stumbled out of the gates 0-4, getting boatraced by a combined 61 points in their first two games, which took place in the SIAC/Gulf South Challenge with an 80-50 loss to Mississippi College and an 87-56 beatdown courtesy of West Alabama. Coach Patrick Gayle’s team limped into the he 2022 ATL Has Something to Say HBCU Challenge taking losses to the CIAA’s Virginia Union (78-73) and Livingstone College (63-59). The success…

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Florida A&M nearly doubled up by Oregon, 80-45

Courtesy of Florida A&M Athletics 45 Florida A&M 0-1,0-0 SWAC 80  Oregon 1-0,0-0 Pac-12 Team 1 2 F Florida A&M 25  20  45 Oregon 36  44  80 EUGENE, Or. | The Rattlers could not get their offense clicking in their 2022-23 season debut at Oregon, losing 80-45. The Rattlers managed to take the lead at the beginning of the game, 5-4, a minute and a half into the game, but a three-pointer from the Ducks put the Rattlers behind, and they were not able to regain the lead. The Rattlers fell down 16 with…

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