NCAA Basketball

Howard Bison (10-23)


Mon. 2/19 Sat. 2/24 Mon. 2/26 Thu. 3/1 Tue. 3/6
@ NCCent 
L 66-83
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vs. DelSt 
W 93-74
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vs. Nor 
L 74-79
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@ Coppin 
W 78-71
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vs. FlaA&M 
L 78-88
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Florida A&M beats Howard 88-78 in MEAC first round

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Elijah Mayes had 27 points and six assists to lead Florida A&M to an 88-78 victory over Howard on Tuesday in the first round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament.

The ninth-seeded Rattlers (9-24) will face top-seed Hampton (17-14) in a Wednesday quarterfinal.

Mayes was 8 of 13 from the field with four 3-pointers, Marcus Barham added 20 points, Desmond Williams 17 and Justin Ravenel chipped in with 14.

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Leaders
Points: R. Cole23.7
Rebounds: J. Jones4.9
Assists: R. Cole6.1
FG%: C. Williams44.6%
FT%: C. Williams78.2%
3P%: C. Williams40.9%
Steals: R. Cole1.7
Blocks: Z. Cousins1.2
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia31-3
2 Villanova36-4
3 Xavier29-6
4 Kansas31-8
5 Michigan State30-5
6 Cincinnati31-5
7 Michigan33-8
8 Gonzaga32-5
9 Duke29-8
10 North Carolina26-11
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova36-4
2 Michigan33-8
3 Kansas31-8
4 Duke29-8
5 Virginia31-3
6 Texas Tech27-10
7 Loyola Chicago32-6
8 Xavier29-6
9 Purdue30-7
10 Gonzaga32-5
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Mid-Eastern Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Bethune-Cookman 12-4 18-14
Hampton 12-4 19-16
Savannah State 12-4 15-17
North Carolina A&T 11-5 20-15
Norfolk State 11-5 14-19
North Carolina Central 9-7 19-16
Morgan State 7-9 13-19
Howard 7-9 10-23
Florida A&M 7-9 9-25
South Carolina State 6-10 10-22
Coppin State 5-11 5-27
Maryland Eastern Shore 3-13 7-25
Delaware State 2-14 4-28
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 74.2 (163)
Rebounds: 11.2 (99)
Assists: 12.3 (271)
FG%: 42.4% (290)
FT%: 70.8% (195)
3P%: 34.7% (190)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 80.4 (332)
Rebounds: 23.7 (282)
Assists: 15.7 (319)
FG%: 46.7% (300)
FT%: 70.0% (88)
3P%: 34.9% (178)
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