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NCAA Game Summary - Florida A&M vs. North Carolina A&T



(Tuesday, March 12)

Final Score: North Carolina A&T 65, Florida A&M 54

Norfolk, VA (Sports Network) - Lamont Middleton scored 12 points as the North Carolina A&T Aggies captured a 65-54 win over the Florida A&M Rattlers in the opening round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament at Norfolk Scope Arena.

Also scoring in double figures for the seventh-seeded Aggies (16-16) were Adrian Powell and Jean Louisme with 11 points apiece. With the victory the Aggies now move to the quarterfinals on Wednesday to do battle with second- seeded North Carolina Central.

The 10th-seeded Rattlers (8-23) were paced by Jamie Adams with a game-high 14 points, but shot just 4-of-12 from the floor and turned the ball over six times in the setback. Markee Teal and D'Andre Bullard tacked on 10 points apiece for the squad.

NC A&T opened the meeting on a 5-0 run and never fell behind, although the team led by just a single point at the break, 25-24. The Rattlers managed to remain close thanks to 50 percent shooting from the floor through the first 20 minutes of action.

In the second half the Aggies began to pull away on the strength of 60.0 percent shooting from the field and 6-of-9 behind the 3-point line, en route to the double-digit triumph.

In addition to outscoring the Rattlers at the free-throw line by a 19-7 margin, NC A&T also forced 18 turnovers and traded those in for 27 points.

03/12 22:50:49 ET

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Scoreboard
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Final
ECU 31
UCONN 21
Final
CHA 79
IND 88
Final
CAL 5
CAR 0
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EDM
CAR
 
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SFG
KAN
Final
CHA 79
IND 88
Final
DET 109
PHI 103
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NOP 88
DAL 85
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ORL
DAL
 
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TOR
NYK
 
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MIA
 
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MIN
 
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PHO
 
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LAL
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GSW
DEN
 
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LAC
POR
 
Final
ECU 31
UCONN 21
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VT 6
MIAMI 30
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CIN
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SALABAMA
TROY
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BSU
BYU
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CAL
OREG
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BOS 2
NYI 3
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DET 4
PIT 3
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MIN 2
ARI 0
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NAS 3
CHI 2
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STL 1
VAN 4
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CAL 5
CAR 0
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LOS 2
BUF 0
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SJS 4
CLB 5
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DAL
 
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TAM
 
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COL
VAN
 
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EDM
CAR
 
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ANA
CLB
 
Final
DEN 35
SDC 21