TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Nov. 1) - The FAMU Men's Basketball team opened the 2018-19 campaign Thursday night with a come-from-behind 62-57 exhibition win over visiting Edward Waters (Fla.) College of Jacksonville at the Al Lawson Center.
FAMU rode a 34-24 second half surge to overcome the Tigers' 33-28 halftime lead.
Setting the pace for the Rattlers were the trio of Bryce Moragne, who led with 18 points, followed by Justin Ravenel with 15 and M.J. Randolph with 10 points. Rod Melton and Kamron Reaves led the Rattlers in rebounding with seven boards apiece.
Markel Williams led the Tigers with 16 points, followed by Will Ibeh with a double double of 12 points and 11 rebounds, while Jontavius Littles added 10 points for the Tigers.
WHAT'S NEXT: The Rattlers open their regular season slate on Tuesday on the road against the Jacksonville University Dolphins. Start time will be 7:00 p.m.