The Alabama State Hornets continuing a road trip Monday night with a game in Tallahassee, FL against the Florida A&M Rattlers. Alabama State comes into Monday with only six wins on the year riding a 2 game skid following a two point loss against Bethune Cookman. Offensively Alabama State did shoot the ball well making 42.1% of their shots and 35.3% from beyond the arc but made just 61.5% of their free throws and turned the ball over 10 times in the loss. Defensively Alabama State struggled as Bethune Cookman made nearly 40% of their shots and knocked down seven long balls to score 64 points in the game.
Isaiah Range is the offensive leader for Alabama State this season averaging 14.4 points per game on 43.1% shooting from the floor. TJ Madlock is second on the team scoring 11.6 points and leads the way averaging 3.3 assists, while Alex Anderson chipped in 9.9 points per game as well. Jordan O’Neal averages a team high 7.6 rebounds per game to go along with 7.1 points.
Florida A&M will remain at home Saturday 13 games below .500 after losing four of the last five including three in a row after a 5 point loss to Alabama A&M. Defensively Florida A&M was terrible allowing 61 points on 45.9% shooting from the floor. Offensively the Rattlers were just as bad making only 33.3% of their shots and committed 14 turnovers in the loss.
Jordan Tillmon is the offensive leader FAMU this season averaging 10.6 points per game despite shooting only 33.9% from the floor to go along with a team leading 2.3 assists as well. Dimingus Stevens is second on the team scoring 9.8 points and Byron Smith chips in 8.2 points per game as well. Jaylen Bates is averaging 9.1 points to go along with a team leading 7.1 rebounds per game.