Florida A&M 82, Morgan State 71

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Tony Tate scored 34 points and helped
spark a second-half rally Monday that gave Florida A&M an 82-71 win
over Morgan State.

Tate scored seven points during an 18-5 run that put Florida A&M
ahead 73-61. Morgan State never drew closer than eight the rest of
the way.

Darius Glover added 18 points, including 14 in the second half,
for Florida A&M (11-13, 8-7 MEAC).

Chris Grant led Morgan State (11-15, 9-7 MEAC) with 15 points,
while Sam Brand had 13.

Florida A&M won its fourth straight game, while Morgan State
lost its second in a row, dropping to 2-12 on the road.

Morgan State led by as many as eight points in the first half,
though a late Florida A&M run narrowed the halftime margin to
30-29. The teams traded the lead nine times in the second half
before Florida A&M's Michael Sams hit a 3-pointer to give the
Rattlers a 58-56 lead and starting the 18-5 run.

Tate scored 19 of his points in the second half.