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Florida A&M women's basketball team edged by Grambling in overtime

Tigers 71, Rattlers 68
Dylan Horton
Posted at 11:25 AM, Jan 10, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-10 11:25:33-05

GRAMBLING, La. — Florida A&M women's basketball (2-12, 0-3 SWAC) fall 71-68 to Grambling State in overtime, dropping to 0-3 to start SWAC play. Dylan Horton had a team-high 19 points.

The Rattlers held an 11-point lead at the end of the first quarter. Dylan Horton's three before the buzzer gave the Rattlers a 21-10 advantage. The Tigers cut the Rattlers lead with a 7-0 run three minutes into the second quarter. Florida A&M answered back with an 8-0 run.

The Rattlers leveraged that into a 33-29 halftime lead. In the third, GSU hit free throws to tie the game at 33. The Tigers took their first lead of the game on a three-pointer to make it 36-35 in the third.

The Tigers led 57-49, their largest lead of the game midway through the fourth.

The Rattlers battled to tie the game at 59 late in the fourth on a three by Ivet Subirats, followed by an and-one by Ahriahna Grizzle. The game was tied 62 all at the end of regulation.

The Rattlers were outscored 9-6 in the overtime period.

Leah Morrow paced Grambling State (4-11, 3-1 SWAC) with 17 points, 11 rebounds and seven steals in the victory.