TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FAMU ATHLETICS) — Revenge was on the menu as Florida A&M handed North Carolina A&T its first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference loss, dominating the Aggies 71-57 on Saturday inside the Al Lawson Center.
The victory also extended FAMU's home winning streak to 12.
Senior forward, Bryce Moragne, tallied a double-double scoring 10 points while snagging 14 rebounds, three assists and two steals leading the winning effort for FAMU.
The Rattlers put together another solid defensive outing, holding A&T to just 28.8 percent shooting from the field (19-of-66).
Carrying a 32-25 lead into the half, FAMU seized complete control of the contest in the second period. The Rattlers outpaced the Aggies building a commanding 22-point lead (59-37) with 7:06 left to play.
Florida A&M connected on 29-of-67 shots (43.3 percent) and collected a season-high 50 rebounds.
FAMU and N.C. A&T will square off again on Sunday afternoon. Sunday's contest is senior day for the Rattlers. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m. and will be livestreamed on FloHoops.com.