SAVANNAH, Ga. (Feb. 16) – The FAMU Women’s Basketball team snapped a six-game slide Saturday afternoon with a 60-55 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference road win over Savannah State at Tiger Arena.
Saturday’s win was the first for FAMU (4-20, 2-10 MEAC) under interim head coach Kevin Lynum, appointed to the role at midweek.
The first half saw FAMU fall behind early, 36-26 at the half, but they staged a 34-19 surge in the second half to overtake the Tigers.
FAMU outpaced SSU, 17-6 in the third quarter, allowing them to nudge ahead for the first time, 43-42, with 10 minutes left.
The final period was tightly contested, as FAMU edged the Tigers, 17-13 to seize their first win since January 21.
Leading the way for FAMU was the duo of guard Mya Moye, with 14 points, four rebounds and three steals, and forward Dy’Manee Royal, who finished with 13 points, nine rebounds, one block and one steal.
WHAT’S NEXT: FAMU will travel to Orangeburg, S.C. to take on the South Carolina State Bulldogs Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the Smith-Hammond Center.