RATTLERS FALL TO STANFORD, 99-66

STANFORD, Calif. (Nov. 21) - The Florida A&M University Men’s Basketball team dropped another road decision in a 99-66 loss to Stanford University, here Saturday afternoon at the Maples Pavilion in their second of the Cancun Challenge.

Yannick Crowder led FAMU (0-4) in scoring with a team high 14 points, while Christopher Walker finished with a team high six rebounds.

In the first half, an Isaac Brown field goal gave the Rattlers a 15-14 lead with 10:16 remaining, capping an 8-2 run.

The Cardinals would tie the game at 18-18 on a Jeremy Green field goal at the 8:28 mark in the half.

A pair of free throws by Landry Fields with 5:19 to go gave Stanford a 34-21 lead capping a 16-2 run.

FAMU would go into the break trailing Stanford 47-31. The Rattlers finished shooting the first half 44.8 percent, while the Cardinals shot 47.2 percent.

In the second half, Stanford extended their lead to 26 points as they took a 62-36 lead capping a 15-2 run on a pair of free throws by Jarrett Mann with 15:51 left to go in the game.

The Cardinal would extend their lead to much as 31 points as they took an 88-57 lead on a pair of free throws with 5:39 left to go in the game.

Stanford (2-2) had six players to score in double-figures with Jeremy Green leading the way with 21 points. Landry fields finished with a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Drew Shiller added 15, while both Jack Trotter and Emmanuel Igbinosa with 10 each, with Jarrett Mann bringing up the rear with 11.

Up next the for the Rattlers will be Rider University in their third game of the Cancun Challenge on Tuesday, November 24 in Cancun, Mexico.



 
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