SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Preston Blackman hit a go-ahead jumper with 28 seconds remaining and Savannah State won a seesaw showdown with Florida A&M 57-55 Saturday night.
The Tigers (9-9, 3-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) trailed 47-39 with 11 minutes left, but led 53-49 after Rashad Hassan's free throws with 3:35 left.
Trey Kellum tied it 55-55 with a layup with 44 seconds left, and then Blackman drained his jumper for the decisive, two-point edge.
Lewis missed a 3-pointer with 2 seconds remaining.
Blackman paced the Tigers with 14 points and four assists. Louis added 11 points and eight rebounds and Hassan had 10 points and seven boards.
Adams led Florida A&M (4-14, 1-3) with 18 points.
Charles Matthews, who spent his freshman season at Kentucky, has picked Michigan as his transfer school, according to a source.
Chad Ford and Jeff Goodman offer their opinions on the surprises they're expecting at the NBA draft, with Ford believing there will be a lot of trade activity while Goodman thinks people will be surprised by potential draft spot of Marquese Chriss.
Louisville coach Rick Pitino said he doesn't "have time to figure out what" Kentucky coach John Calipari meant in recent comments that appeared to be a jab at the Cardinals' program.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|