SC State vs. Florida A&M : Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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SC State vs. Florida A&M : Recap, Stats, and Box Score
SC State 72
(5-21, 1-13 away)
Florida A&M 75
(8-19, 7-4 home)
Venue: Alfred Lawson Multipurpose Center
7:45PM ET / 4:45PM PT, February 25, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
SC State 30 28 72
Florida A&M 26 32 75
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
SC State D Palmer 22 D Palmer 10 S Mitchell 5
Florida A&M R Lewis 21 D Bullard 7 J Adams 4

On Monday, Feb. 25, Florida A&M edged South Carolina State 75-72 in double overtime. With a record of 2-0, the Rattlers stay unbeaten against South Carolina State this season. The Rattlers got the win with a team-high 21 points and three assists from Reggie Lewis. Muhammad Abdul-Aleem had 17 points and added four rebounds. Darryl Palmer recorded a double-double for the Bulldogs on a season-high 22 points and 10 rebounds. Florida A&M (8-18, 5-8 MEAC) takes on Hampton (11-15, 8-4 MEAC) on Saturday, Mar. 2 on the road.

Florida A&M Game Notes

  • Florida A&M started 8-19 during the 2011 and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
  • Florida A&M has played in three overtime games this season. Over the last five seasons, the Rattlers have played in 14 overtime games with a record of 7-7.
  • The Rattlers have won three close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Florida A&M is 31-24 in close games.
  • The Rattlers have won 80 percent of the time this season (4-1) after recording 29 or more field goals made.
  • Florida A&M has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past nine games.
  • This is the third win of the season where the Rattlers came back after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 10th game at home this season--FAMU has a 1.9 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Reggie Lewis and Muhammad Abdul-Aleem) accounted for 50.6 percent of the points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (18) than the starters (17).
  • Reggie Lewis has led the team in scoring in seven out of 27 games this season.
  • Trey Kellum has led the team in rebounding in five out of 27 games this season.
  • This marks the fourth 20-point game of Reggie Lewis's career.
  • Reggie Lewis has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the fifth foul out of the season for Markee Teal.
  • D`Andre Bullard had career highs with seven rebounds and seven defensive rebounds.

South Carolina State Game Notes

  • The Bulldogs have lost four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, South Carolina State is 25-26 in close games.
  • This loss extended the Bulldogs losing streak to three games.
  • Darryl Palmer accounted for 30.5 percent of the team's points.
  • Darryl Palmer has led the team in scoring five times and in rebounding six times in 26 games this season.
  • Khalif Toombs has five straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the second 20-point game of Darryl Palmer's career.
  • Darryl Palmer recorded a double-double. It was the third of his career.
SCSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Darryl Palmer4222101021
AM. Hezekiah441782214
BDevin Joint39962202
BKhalif Toombs461454107
B-Luka Radovic13440101
B-S. Mitchell39425101
C-A. Adams17213002
-Patrick Myers8010000
FAMU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AReggie Lewis432123203
AM. Abdul-Aleem331742212
BWalter Davis20850000
BD`Andre Bullard22273201
BTrey Kellum41871113
B-Jamie Adams36834101
CMarkee Teal22530000
CO. Odi18220121
C-Jamari Bradshaw15420002

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