FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. ( Nov. 20) - The Florida A&M Men's Basketball team dropped a 89-60 decision to the University Arkansas in their second game of the Las Vegas Invitational, here Tuesday evening at the Bud Walton Arena.
FAMU (0-4) had a trio of Rattlers to finish in double-figures as Reggie Lewis led the Rattlers in scoring with 15 points. Behind him was Muhammad Abdul-Aleem with 14 and Jamari Bradshaw with 13. Markee Teal led the Rattlers on the boards with 14 boards.
Arkansas (3-0) had four Razorbacks to score in double-digits as Marshawn Powell finished with a double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Behind him was Rickey Scott with 13 points, followed by B.J. Young with 12, Mardracus Wade chipped in 11 points, while Coty Clark tallied 10 points on the night to round out the cast of double-digit performers for Arkansas.
FAMU went into the break trailing Arkansas 49-31 as the Rattlers finished the first half shooting 29.3 percent (12-of-41), whereas the Razorbacks shot 45.9 percent (17-of-37).
The Razorbacks would outscore the Rattlers 40-29 in the second half as Arkansas won the contest 89-60. FAMU finished the contest shooting 31.7 percent (20-of-60) from the field, while Arkansas finished the game shooting 40.3 percent (31-of-77). The Rattlers and Razorbacks both tallied 48 rebounds on the night.
FAMU will return back to action on Friday, November 23 as they will take on Longwood University in their third game of the Las Vegas Invitational.